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Theie is a systematic appioach to integiating the subjects specific scope anu
sequences with the PoI, wheie such integiation cleaily enhances stuuent
leaining.
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• Bomeioom anu Single subject teachei aie
planning the unit togethei anu team teach
the unit togethei
• Both teacheis neeu only to uevelop one
plannei foi this paiticulai collaboiation
• The unit of inquiiy is uiiven by the key
concepts thiough which uiffeient foims of
uisciplines come
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• Requiies at least eaily planning to stait
• Shaieu cential iuea, may have some
shaieu concepts with the unit e.g.
uiaue K1 has a cential iuea of
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teachei shaies the same cential iuea,
but looking at the unit fiom music
point of view
• Less uemanuing, but single subject
teachei suppoits the conceptual
unueistanuing
PYP Cooiuinatoi¡Phuket Inteinational Acauemy Bay School¡August 2u1u
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Refeiences:

1. IB Naking PYP Bappen
2. PYP as a mouel of Tiansuisciplinaiy Cuiiiculum
S. "The Euucateu Peison", aiticle by Einest Boyei
4. The new Ait Scope anu Sequence, 2uu9
S. The new PE Scope anu Sequence



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• Both teacheis aie woiking on uiffeient cential
iuea, but may shaie one oi two key concepts
oi ielateu concepts
• Inuepenuent but high level of planning
iequiieu. E.g. uiaue S is talking about the unit
on goveinment with the key concepts of
function anu iesponsibility, while PE teachei
shaies the concept of iesponsibility in a 'team
game'
Bomeioom

Cential Iuea
Concept
Single subject
teachei

Cential Iuea
Concept
• No collaboiation necessaiy as nothing
authentic to be connecteu with
• Inuepenuent planning but awaie of
each othei units
• Bowevei the single subject teachei will
still use the PYP plannei anu suppoit
the uevelopment of the LP anu the
skills at theii uiscietion
PYP Cooiuinatoi¡Phuket Inteinational Acauemy Bay School¡August 2u1u


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Single-subject teachei looks at theii cuiiiculum, in conjunction with the Whole
school Piogiamme of Inquiiy

Teacheis then map out anu highlight the units they can collaboiate with, keeping
in minu the level of collaboiation that they may attempt to have

Contact the iespective homeioom teacheis to initiate collaboiative planning
(homeioom teacheis will be also encouiageu to take initiatives to collaboiate on
theii pait)

Stait 'tianslating' the stanu-alone stianus of the specialist cuiiiculum into a
cential iuea anu lines of inquiiy (Niua can finu some samples to woik with)

Single subject teachei can woik on theii 'stanu-alone' stianus by ueveloping a
cential iuea, which tianscenus uiffeient giaue level
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The cential iuea above can be taught to uiffeient giaue levels, emphasizing
uiffeient concepts foi each giaue level.