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The MYP - overview (the Next Chapter)
Transcript of The MYP - overview (the Next Chapter)
Approaches to Learning
The MYP extend IB approaches to learning by identifying 10 clusters, often interconnected. When specific ATL skills become an explicit focus for teaching and learning, students can begin to take responsibility for their own development, thus becoming stronger, more self-regulated learners.
The Next Chapter
“Candidates who wish to be stretched should, in my view, take the MYP. The rigour and work ethic it encourages will assist them strongly if they wish to progress to a degree that will require them to really engage with their subject discipline.”
Mike Nicholson, Director of Admissions at Oxford University, 2009
The MYP is a concept driven curriculum.
For each unit of study, in each subject, the teaching and learning will evolve around a key concept, a related concept and a statement of inquiry.
All effective learning is contextual: a specific setting, event or set of circumstances. It is the 'why?' behind the learning.
creativity & innovation
developed by teachers
4 criteria per subject (factual, conceptual, procedural and metacognitive)
aligned with subject-group objectives
"The human individual is equipped to learn and go on learning prodigiously from birth to death, and this is precisely what sets us apart from all other known forms of life."
George Leonard 1992, p.53
Learning in the MYP
Students in the MYP are encouraged to ask questions and guided as they inquire into concepts to develop shared and individual understandings.
concept-driven & contextualised
planning and teaching through concepts that are transferable to new contexts
informed by assessment
balancing assessment of, and for, learning.
• effective teamwork and purposeful/productive collaboration
• interdisciplinary units
• predictions and action
• problem solving
providing access to learning for a diversity of learners
....and Learning in the MYP
IB MYP From Principles to Practice; Sciences guide
‘Happy’ P Williams 2013
Mastery G Leonard 1992