MYP Language Acquisition 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 Language Acquisition, 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

“Kathleen teaches MYP Language Acquisition in California where she also serves as the PYP Coordinator.”

MYP Language Acquisition Teacher

Kathleen Witte

“Katharine has taught MYP Language Acquisition since 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. She also teaches DP French B and is the MYP lead for her department.”

MYP & DP Language Acquisition Teacher

Katharine Kleinhample

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MYP Language Acquisition Teacher

Janice Smith

MYP Language Acquisition Course Curriculum

  • 01

    WELCOME TO THE COURSE

  • 02

    SESSION 1: Introduction to MYP Language Acquisition

    • Session 1 Workbook 📘

    • Introduction to the course

    • Introduction

    • Introduction to the MYP

    • Foundations of Language Acquisition

    • Closure

    • Quiz on Session 1

  • 03

    SESSION 2: Planning your MYP LA Course

    • Session 2 Workbook 📘

    • Introduction

    • Service as Action

    • Projects

    • Interdisciplinary Units

    • Unit Planning

    • Closure

  • 04

    SESSION 3: Building the Unit of Inquiry

    • Session 3 Workbook 📘

    • 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

    • Session 4 Workbook 📘

    • Introduction

    • The Learner Profile

    • Approaches to Learning (ATL)

    • Approaches to Teaching (ATT)

    • Closure

  • 06

    SESSION 5: Assessment in MYP Language Acquisition

    • Session 5 Workbook 📘

    • Introduction

    • The Role of Assessment

    • Assessment Planning & Development

    • Creating Rubrics

    • 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.

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  • 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?

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  • 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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