A few weeks ago we held a morning coffee meet and greet session for our upcoming Kindergarten parents. During the session, parents were able to meet the leadership team, learn about the history of Spicewood, and hear more about how the IB program provides students with a unique education foundation. And while these parents and… Read More what IS an IB education?
“A curriculum designed to equip students for the challenging world of the twenty-first century needs to ensure that students develop as people who take increasing responsibility for their own physical well-being, their own learning, their own relationships with others and their role in the local, national and global community” In a PYP school, our counselor and PE department… Read More pe in a pyp school
The an effort to promote international mindedness, the PYP curriculum framework, is designed to represent multiple perspectives. The six transdisciplinary themes allow for an in depth exploration of both local and global perspectives. Within the six years students spend here at Spicewood Elementary, they are exposed to various aspects of each theme. Today we will take… Read More a closer look at transdisciplinary themes
You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. -Maya Angelou Our pyp curriculum framework is designed with six transdisciplinary themes (Who We Are, Where We Are in Place and Time, How We Express Ourselves, How the World Works, How We Organize Ourselves, and Sharing the Planet) that have global significance to… Read More specials in the pyp classroom: the arts