Approaches To Learning

Approaches to Learning

During their inquiries students will be taught the following skills, these are called the Approaches to Learning within the PYP framework. They will then be given opportunities to consolidate these and finally apply them in new contexts.

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