MYP Unit Planner

The Top of the Unit Plan (The Big Ideas from an IB Workshop) (We started off the Arts Open: Category Two workshop with an introductory workshop in which people had…

MYP Command Terms

There's a lot of jargon in the IB. That's one reason why I started this blog - I felt like I was getting avalanched by the amount of terminology we…

Creative Cycle

In IB World Schools, there are several different iterations of "the cycles."  In the PYP, you have the Inquiry Cycle.  In Design, you have the Design Cycle.  In the Arts,…

Building Quality Curriculum

It's both a common and a proper noun. As educators, we want to be building quality curriculum. See what I did there? It's a common noun. However in the MYP,…

Global Contexts

Global contexts are the lenses through which student study a particular topic.They include:Identities & RelationshipsPersonal & Cultural ExpressionOrientation in Time & SpaceScientific & Technical InnovationGlobalisation & SustainabilityFairness & Development(There is…