Tacoma’s Annie Wright Will Host Presentation on Integrating IB into Elementary School

Annie Wright IB program

This sounds like an excellent program for preschool-5th grade at Annie Wright Schools in North Tacoma. Here’s the official release and information regarding the info talk on Tuesday, May 28th.


Tacoma, Wash. — Little known fact: The International Baccalaureate, or IB, isn’t just for high school. In fact, IB offers programs for students as young as three. On Tuesday, May 28, at 5:30 pm, Annie Wright Schools will host a presentation on the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), a flexible curriculum for students aged three to twelve that focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and the outside world.Annie Wright IB program

The evening will include an overview of the PYP curriculum, including teacher and student presentations, specific examples of classroom projects and student work, and plenty of time for questions.

Originally developed for children of diplomats, IB programs, currently offered to more than one million students in nearly 150 countries, encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners. These programs also provide a framework to assess performance according to world standards. The IB Diploma Programme is already well established at Annie Wright, and the school is in the process of adopting the PYP in Preschool to Grade 5.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged. Please visit www.aw.org/pyp to register and learn more.

Founded in Tacoma in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are two schools on one campus. Annie Wright Day School serves boys and girls in Preschool through Grade 8, while Annie Wright Upper School offers all-girls day and boarding programs for Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School. Learn more at www.aw.org.

Disclaimer: Annie Wright Schools is an advertiser of mine, however, I like them and their programs and I chose to promote this event on my own free will. 🙂 Thanks for reading.

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    • Dong
    • August 10, 2013

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