Taking Action for Learning: My Course 1 Final Project

Taking Action for Learning: My Course 1 Final Project

For my Course 1 final project, I chose to modify the first unit taught in G6 (MYP 1) for Spanish Language Acquisition Phase 1. Being the first unit, it not only introduces the students to Spanish as a language, but it also helps the students get acquainted with key aspects of the Hispanic culture. This [...]

ATL: Communication skills – Using intercultural understanding to interpret communication

ATL: Communication skills – Using intercultural understanding to interpret communication

Use both hands to receive. Don't stick the chopsticks in your bowl of rice. Never ever walk into someone's home with your shoes on. These are just a few of the many Chinese customs and etiquette rules that we had to learn before moving here. So, why did we bother learning these? As expats, we could have [...]

Introducing the Statement of Inquiry

Introducing the Statement of Inquiry

Boom! That is how I like to start my units. It is usually all fun and games until I have to introduce the statement of inquiry. I have been exploring different strategies to do this in the hopes that the students will fully engage with it right from the start. For this unit, I printed [...]