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Learning Outcomes

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

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

  • Create a unit plan on ManageBac.

  • Connect the inquiry, content and skills.

  • Understand the expectations of MYP Building Quality Curriculum.

Course curriculum

    1. Getting Started

    2. Finding Your Way

    3. What to Expect

    4. Confirming Learning

    5. Let's Go

    1. Focus: MYP Unit Planning: Content, Differentiation and Resources

    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: Making Your Curriculum Accessible to Students

    3. Explore 2: Differentiating with the Best of Them!

    4. Explore 3: Why Feedback is so Important

    5. Feedback Support

    6. Reflect: Differentiation

    7. Resources referenced in this chapter

    1. Aims of this Chapter

    2. Explore 1: Content, Learning Experiences and Formative Assessment

    3. Explore 1a: Content and Content Standards

    4. Explore 1b: Introduction to Learning Experiences

    5. Explore 1c: Formative Assessment

    6. Explore 2: Differentiation, Resources and Reflection

    7. Explore 2a: Differentiation

    8. Explore 2b: Resources

    9. Explore 2c: Reflection

    10. Interact

    1. Aims of this Chapter

    2. Take Action: Draft the Content Section

    3. Reflect: How does it all connect?

    4. Confirm: Content Quiz

    1. Additional Resources for Help with Differentiation and Feedback

    2. Continue learning with MiniPD

    3. Discuss with colleagues

About this course

  • 36 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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