Making the PYP Happen
On October 29-30, 2016 there was arranged professional development training «Managing the Teaching and Learning processes in the International Baccalaureate» for the teaching staff of Alabuga International School, held by the IB authorized Professional Development Provider — Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University.
Our teachers and other employees received category 1 workshop training «Making the PYP Happen in the Classroom», being guided by Mikhail Novoselov, an invited PSHPU specialist. AIS PYP staff was provided with a deep insight into IB philosophy and its key concepts: the IB Learner Profile, basic definitions, student assessment principles. The workshop had both theoretical and practical sessions. Mikhail highlighted modern methods of teaching and introduced some materials and resources being up-to-date for the international education as well.
The attendees shared their impressions:
«Thanks to this workshop I‘ve managed to gain holistic comprehension of IB system. I was given a chance to summarize and systematize my knowledge on PYP. It was a professionally planned workshop: two days were fully packed with information and very intensive. A good deal of time was allocated for the work in groups and the methods that can be practised in teaching of students» — Tatyana Fomina, AIS Russian Language Teacher.
«I liked the workshop greatly! It was interesting and informative. I deepened my understanding of how to structure the work as per IB system» — Rasim Galimbekov, PE Teacher.
«The training enabled me to get a new angle on my job. It was such a worth-while, exciting and informative experience. It opened up new working practices, helped me to make current knowledge structured and IB understanding clear» — Nailya Sultanova, Psychologist.
Alabuga International School is introducing a whole school «Golden Time» policy to promote and reward positive behavior
Yesterday, on November 15, Grade 4 students experienced an exciting school trip to the Museum-Workroom of Arts and Crafts in Yelabuga. The Museum exposition reflects a wide diversity of folk art. Visitors can see the exhibits dated back to the second half of XIX — beginning of XX century, as well as handicraft items of modern craftsmen from all over Russia.
Moreover our students had a chance to learn the basics of arts and crafts. Each of them made a handicraft they liked with their own hands turning for a while into apprentices.
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- 13.03.2015 St Patrick’s Day On Wednesday 25rd March the school will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (the patron Saint of Ireland) .