MYP Individuals & Societies Teacher Prep Course



Key Learning Takeaways of this Session

  • Written by experienced IB teachers (workshop leaders, IB coordinators etc.)

  • Downloadable course companion workbook to record your learning activities

  • PDF resources and classroom examples (Aims, Learner Profile, ATL, IA, EA...)

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Subscribe to this course to learn all about MYP I&S, including building your unit of inquiry, integrating service as action and interdisciplinary units, as well as the importance of assessment.

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

  • EASY PD

    Benefit from professional development that is practical, accessible (24/7 on any device) and targeted to a specific MYP subject.

  • AVOID TRAVELLING

    Avoid the hassle of scheduling travel and budget concerns by subscribing to an online course aimed at improving your teaching skills.

  • FOR EVERY TEACHER

    This course will give you an overview of the subject while pinpointing the elements you really need to know to begin teaching and will give seasoned teachers new ideas they can use in their classroom!

This course provides:

  • Practical information by seeing unit and lesson plans from expert teachers

  • Best practices for your MYP subject with downloadable resources you can print and use today

  • A workbook to structure your learning 

  • A digital completion certificate

Authors & Contributors

“Christian has a deep knowledge of the IB as a consultant, authorization/evaluation team leader, professional development workshop leader and developer, and as an IB MYP and DP instructor. She is a member of the International Baccalaureate Educator Network since 2009 and leads workshops for MYP and DP. She is also the author of the “Inquiry in MYP” guide and a co-author of the “MYP Individuals and Society Guide: The Next Chapter”. She has consulted on several other IBO publications as well.”

IBEN Consultant and Workshop Leader

Christian Stephenson

“Sally has worked as an MYP coordinator and MYP Individuals and Societies teacher. She has been an IBO workshop leader since 2009 where she also conducts curriculum reviews, develops test banks, and has published multiple articles for the IBO.”

MYP Individuals and Societies teacher, IBO Workshop Leader, and IBO author

Sally Hirsch

MYP Individuals & Societies Course Curriculum

  • 01

    WELCOME TO THE COURSE

  • 02

    SESSION 1 - Introduction to MYP Individuals & Societies

    • Introduction to the course

    • Introduction to the MYP

    • Foundations of I&S

    • Closure

    • Quiz on Session 1

  • 03

    SESSION 2 - Planning your MYP I&S Course

    • Introduction

    • Service as Action

    • Projects

    • Interdisciplinary Units

    • Unit Planning

    • Closure

  • 04

    SESSION 3 - Building the Unit of Inquiry

    • Introduction

    • Key Concepts

    • Related Concepts

    • Global Contexts

    • Statement of Inquiry

    • Inquiry Questions

    • Inquiry in the Classroom

    • Closure

    • Quiz on Session 2 & 3

  • 05

    SESSION 4 - Teaching & Learning Best Practices

    • Introduction

    • The Learner Profile

    • Approaches to Learning (ATL)

    • Approaches to Teaching (ATT)

    • Closure

  • 06

    SESSION 5 - Assessment in MYP I&S

    • Introduction

    • The Role of Assessment

    • Assessment Planning & Development

    • Closure

    • Quiz on Sessions 4 & 5

  • 07

    Before you go...

    • Share your thoughts!

SOME QUESTIONS WE HEAR OFTEN

  • How long will I be able to access the course?

    You will have access to the course for 12 months from the purchase date at which point a new purchase is required. The aim here is to ensure we reduce the jargon and present the core of the IB in plain-teacher-talk! Always focussing on how we can educate you about the essential concepts in relation to real classroom examples. We have a commitment to customers.

  • Do I need to install any software to take the course?

    No. All you need is an internet connection and a device the device of your choice. You can access your Edtrove course on any computer, browser, tablet or mobile device. All browsers are supported

  • Who authored this course?

    Our Authors: Our courses are created by over 150 fellow IB educators just like you with the support of dedicated learning design, editorial and technical team.

  • Is this course authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization?

    No we are not. This work/product/service has been developed independently from and is not endorsed by the International Baccalaureate Organization. International Baccalaureate®, Baccalaureat International®, Bachillerato Internacional® and IB® are registered trademarks owned by the International Baccalaureate Organization.

  • Can I purchase this course for a school or district?

    Yes we work with schools across the globe and can also accept purchase orders.

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