From PYP to MYP Music

PYP prepares students for MYP; MYP prepares students for DP. It seems like that'd be a really easy statement to make, but it's actually very contested in some areas.  IMHO,…

Similarities in PYP and MYP Music

I have had the privilege of teaching students in all four programs of the International Baccalaureate programme. I've taught Early Years (EY), Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP) and Diploma…

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…

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…

Personal Project – Process Journal

The Personal Project process journal is a paper or electronic scrapbook diary that uses Approaches to Learning (ATL) skills to making their thinking visible. It is very similar to other…