The Role of ICT in the PYP is an IB document that clarifies the role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in IB World Schools offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), and should be read in conjunction with Making the PYP happen: A curriculum framework for international primary education (2009).
The Role of ICT in the PYP outlines six important skills that students have to learn to investigate, communicate, create, collaborate, organize and become responsible digital citizens. These six skills are the core skills in the programme that need to be taught explicitly to the students and develop them throughout the PYP years. We at CDNIS take all possible opportunities to use technologies to create new experiences and make global connections.
The recent series of “Teaching and Learning with Technology” has been developed to support school leaders, educators and specialists as they engage in policymaking, strategic thinking and curriculum design, and as they meet pedagogical challenges resulting from emerging technologies. (2015)
We have developed Digital Literacy Rubrics that outlines the strands that students will learn throughout the PYP. Digital citizenship should be infused throughout the curriculum in a progressive way.