Score Analysis

I have my students starting score analyses already in grade 6. Of course, they are very simplified in the younger grades. My students typically have very low levels of English…

DP Music Creative Cycle

The DP Music creative cycle has three sections - Inquiry, Action & Reflection. ┬áLike its sibling in the MYP, this creative cycle begins with the acquisition of knowledge, moves through…

MYP DP Learner Profile

The Learner Profile asks the question,"What does the ideal learner look like and how can we cultivate students to become their best learning selves?" The Learner The ideal learner is…

Visible Thinking in MYP and DP Music

What is Visible Thinking? Visible thinking asks students to demonstrate thinking in a tangible way. Sure, we've all been told to "show our work" in maths class. However, Visible Thinking…

Diploma Programme Process Journals

Process journals are educational scrapbooks that make your student's thinking visible. If done correctly, they might be messy and scribbly.  My students use paper journals (old school) and their books…

DP Music Resources

Toby Rush is my go-to-guy for music theory. He has really amazing one page crib notes on a variety of different topics. Everything is provided for free, though you can also…

DP Music

Diploma Programme Roles The Diploma Music programme fosters life-long learning through holistic learning. Rather than being simply excellent instrumentalists, students are asked to become well-rounded musicians. They must talk about…