PLCs at Work® and the IB Primary Years Programme
Optimizing Personalized, Transdisciplinary Learning for All Students
Discover the possibilities of moving toward a personalized approach to education. In this must-have resource, you’ll learn how the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and the PLC at Work® process work together to ensure that all students learn at high levels.
Your guide to a highly effective and learning-progressive environment
Dive into the possibilities of moving toward a personalized approach to education. With contributions from educators around the world, PLCs at Work® and the IB Primary Years Programme examines practices from envelope-pushing schools within the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) and shows how the tenets of professional learning communities can ensure that all students learn at high levels.
- Contextualize PLCs at Work and personalized learning within the IB PYP
- Unpack the core components of the PLC at Work process and the IB PYP framework
- Discover how the PLC at Work process can support personalized learning in the early years
- Explore the essential role of educational assistants in a PLC at Work and the PYP
- Discuss the roles that RTI and the PLC at Work process play to support students with special needs in an IB PYP school
Product Code: BKG056, EKF618
Published By: Solution Tree
“Stuart, Callaway, and the contributors combine powerful strategies with clear and concrete examples showing why high-performing schools around the world embrace the PLC process. This resource is a true commentary on the power of collaboration and deep commitment to a culture of personalization, transdisciplinary learning, and student agency.”
“The PLC process implemented along with the IB PYP curriculum provides the structure and direction for schools to become and remain highly effective and learning progressive. This book’s many strategies and real-school examples encourage teachers to work together to measure student results and assess their effectiveness to go beyond simply relying on intentions.”
"The educators who have provided their expertise and insights in this book are some of the most passionate and results-driven professionals I have had the pleasure of working with. Their practical experiences are proof that being a PLC can and will improve learning for students and increase teachers’ abilities, skills, and knowledge. They show how, when schools and teachers are dedicated to the PLC process and give the time and effort necessary, they will realize real change and exceptional performance."