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Learning Outcomes

What will you be able to do upon completion of this MiniCourse?

  • Understand how content, learning experiences, formative assessment, and differentiation connect with the other sections of the unit plan.

  • Create a MYP unit plan on ManageBac.

  • Connect inquiry, content, and skills.

  • Understand the expectations of MYP Building Quality Curriculum.

MiniCourse Overview

    1. Getting Started

    2. Finding Your Way

    3. What to Expect

    4. Confirming Learning

    5. Let's Go

    1. Focus: Introduction to the MYP Unit Planning Process: Summative Assessment and ATL Skills

    2. Focus: Learning Outcomes

    3. MYP Unit Planner Template and Exemplar

    4. MiniPD Learning Log

    5. How to Download and Save the MiniPD Learning Log

    1. Aims of this Chapter

    2. Explore 1: How Do We Prepare Students for the Real World?

    3. Explore 2: Authentic Summative Assessment

    4. Explore 3: Making Real-World Skills Applicable

    5. Sample Assessments

    6. Reflect: On Summative Assessment

    7. Explore 4: Clickable links to resources referenced in this chapter

    1. Aims of this Chapter

    2. Explore 1: Summative Assessment

    3. Movie 1: Summative Assessment

    4. Movie 2: Summative Assessment Part 2

    5. Explore 2: ATL Skills

    6. Movie 3: ATL Skills

    7. Movie 4: ATL Skills 2

    8. Interact

    9. Explore 3: Resources referenced in this chapter

    1. Aims of this Chapter

    2. Take action: Draft Summative Assessment and ATL Skills

    3. Reflect: Connecting Summative Assessment and ATL Skills to the Rest of the Unit

    4. Confirm: Summative Assessment/ATL Skill Quiz

    1. Additional Resources for Help with Summative Assessment/ATL Skills

    2. Continue Learning With MiniPD

    3. Discuss with colleagues

About this course

  • 35 lessons

Meet the MiniCourse Coach

MiniPD Coach Jarrett Brown

Jarrett Brown is currently the Assistant Head of Secondary/MYP Coordinator at Leman International School, a Nord Anglia school, in Chengdu, China. He has taught DP History, DP Language and Literature, MYP Language and Literature, MYP I&S, MYP Language Acquisition, CAS and Personal Project. He is an MYP Workshop Leader, Site Visitor, Reader, and Building Quality Curriculum senior reviewer, as well as an MYP Subject Leader for Managebac. Previously, he has worked in international schools in a variety of roles including Action and Service Coordinator, I&S Department Head, Camp Coordinator and Swim Team Coach. He has worked at Suzhou Singapore International School, Qatar Academy and the American International School of Salzburg. Jarrett is passionate about meaningful, real world connections in the curriculum.

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