PYP Essential Elements placemat
The PYP essential element placemat is a printable document that visually represents all the essential elements of the IB PYP (international Baccalaureate Primary years Programme).
The document invites teachers and students to think about how the IB Learner Profile and International Mindedness (a key element of the IB vision) are interconnected. (Through the living out the practices of the Learner Profile, people become internationally minded)
The document explores the essential elements connected to the written, taught and assessed curriculum and how these are interwoven through the key concepts, transdisciplinary themes, subjects, skills, attitudes, teaching strategies and assessment practices.
There is a visual representation of the essential elements - skills, concepts, transdisciplinary themes, subjects and attitudes that form the framework of the PYP.