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Beginning Monday, October 5, we will be implementing a hybrid in-person learning schedule for all students who are not currently enrolled in the LaunchED program. Click here to learn more. Comenzando el lunes 5 de octubre, estaremos implementando un programa de aprendizaje híbrido en persona para todos los estudiantes que no estén inscritos actualmente en el programa LaunchED. Haga clic aquí para saber más
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.