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Beginning Monday, November 30 through Friday, December 18, we will return to our fully online learning model that was in place at the start of the school year. For more information, please visit or Coronavirus Website or click here to watch the full board meeting discussion related to this decision.
Desde el lunes 30 de noviembre hasta el viernes 18 de diciembre, volveremos a nuestro modelo de aprendizaje totalmente en línea que se implementó al principio del año escolar. Para obtener más información, visite el sitio web de Coronavirus o haga clic aquí para ver todo el debate de la reunión del consejo en relación con esta decisión.
IB-PYP Alpine Elementary is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program. The IB-PYP program uses student interest to study topics that are of importance in the world in which we live. Through the PYP program at Alpine Elementary School, children:
Inquiry is the main teaching and learning approach used in a PYP school. In inquiry-based classrooms, students are actively involved in their own learning, take responsibility for that learning, and are prompted to take action. Inquiry can surface in many ways including:
PYP schools develop a transdisciplinary program of inquiry organized by 6 transdisciplinary themes. In this program of inquiry, each grade level explores 6 units of inquiry a year to learn about globally significant issues. The transdisciplinary themes are:
View Alpine's 2020-2021 Program of Inquiry Here (some units still in development)
The aim of all IB programs is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet help to create a better and more peaceful world.
As IB learners, we strive to be:
The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the IBO works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.