Now Enrolling Pre-K Students at Monarch Academy Annapolis
All children can and want to learn. The Monarch Academy Annapolis pre-k Primary Years Program offers an inquiry-based, transdisciplinary curriculum framework that builds conceptual understanding. It is a play-based, student-centered approach to education for children aged 3–5.
It reflects the best of educational research, through leadership and experience derived from IB World Schools.
The PYP curriculum framework begins with the premise that students are agents of their own learning and partners in the learning process. It prioritizes people and their relationships to build a strong learning community. PYP students use their initiative to take responsibility and ownership of their learning. By learning through inquiry and reflecting on their own learning, PYP students develop knowledge, conceptual understandings, skills, and the attributes of the IB Learner profile to make a difference in their own lives, their communities, and beyond.
The framework emphasizes the central principle of agency, which underpins the three pillars of school life: the learner, the learning community, and the learning community.
Embedded in the framework is the recognition of the importance of fostering an individual’s self-efficacy. Students with a strong sense of self-efficacy are active in their own learning and take action in their learning community.