In order to conduct purposeful inquiry and to be well prepared for lifelong learning, students need to master a range of skills.

  • 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)

© 2019. Shaker Heights Schools. All Rights Reserved.
If any of the material on this page is not accessible to you or you have questions, please send us an email or call us via our contact page and we will provide alternatives.