In order to conduct purposeful inquiry and to be well prepared for lifelong learning,
students need to master a whole range of skills beyond those normally referred to as basic.

  • Thinking Skills
    Acquisition of knowledge
    Comprehension
    Application
    Analysis
    Synthesis
    Evaluation
    Dialectical thought
    Metacognition
  • Social Skills
    Accepting responsibility
    Respecting others
    Cooperating
    Resolving conflict
    Group decision-making
    Adopting a variety of group roles
  • Communication Skills
    Listening
    Speaking
    Reading
    Writing
    Viewing
    Presenting
    Non-verbal communication
  • Self-Management Skills
    Gross motor skills
    Fine motor skills
    Spatial awareness
    Organization
    Time management
    Safety
    Healthy life style
    Codes of behavior
    Informed choices
  • Research Skills
    Formulating questions
    Observing
    Planning
    Collecting data
    Recording data
    Organizing data
    Interpreting data
    Presenting research findings


(Making the PYP Happen: A curriculum framework for international primary education  © 2007, 2009)



 

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