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The IB PYP Attitudes

 

These are ten positive attitudes toward learning and each other that we explore with students to demonstrate who we are becoming as an IB PYP community. We are adding "perseverance" as an important 11th attitude along with "committment". The Attitudes are associated with “international-mindedness,” the embodiment of the attributes included in the IB PYP Learner Profile. Here’s a primer on the IB Attitudes and the months in which they are celebrated here at Ocean Ave School in 2018-19.

 

Ocean Ave School

IB PYP

Attitudes of the Month

2018-19

January

Integrity

   Being honest and demonstrating a thoughtful sense of fairness.

September

Respect

   Recognizing the equal value of others, yourself, and the world around you.

 

February

Creativity

Being imaginative and original in your thinking, your expression and in your approach to problems.

 October

Curiosity

   Wanting to know more about how we learn, about how the world works, and about its people, cultures and other living things.

 

March

Confidence

Recognizing your ability as a learner, having the courage to try, applying what you learn in new ways. 

 

November

Cooperation

Working with others, solving problems together, and leading or supporting in helpful ways.

 

April

Commitment / Perseverance

Taking your own learning seriously, persevering, and showing self-discipline and responsibility.

 

December

Empathy

Imagining yourself “in other people’s shoes” so you can understand what they are thinking and feeling.

May

Appreciation

Noticing the wonder and beauty of the world and its people, and other living things.

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June

Independence

Acting thoughtfully and responsibly, making your own judgments based on reasons, and being able to defend your own judgements.