Category Archives: Resources

The journey towards the MYP ePortfolio

The MYP eAssessment acts as a summative task, but it is a holistic formative assessment in nature. For those subjects whose eAssessment components comprise the ePortfolio, the assessment is a journey, an exploration, and an opportunity for students to claim … Continue reading

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Pokemon Go is just the tip of the iceberg.

We can get creative and devise educational ways to use Pokémon, but if we are solely focusing on the App, and forgetting that there is more depth to this than just the Pokémon Go Version, we could be missing big … Continue reading

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When Students’ involvement engages me

I was coaching a group of students in our writer’s workshop recently. I wanted to get them excited about writing about a place, considering the relationships we might have established with it. Clearly, I did not think I’d be getting … Continue reading

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The Unit Planning Compass

Teaching in an inquiry-based environment with conceptual teaching and learning practices in mind is a wonderful experience. Nothing empowers learners more than realizing they are handling relevant, real information, and knowledge. As for language teachers, this involvement and practice allows … Continue reading

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The Soul of the Personal Project

I have been interested in transitions for a long time. I am fond of the mental and cognitive transformation that all of us undergo when we move form one plateau to another. Some of these transitions are like the metamorphosis … Continue reading

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Authors, Conventions, Transitions, Purpose and Message

One of the most interesting and complex criteria in IB MYP Language Acquisition is criterion A, which is the evolution of the old fashioned listening activities in MFL textbooks. This criterion incorporation into the MYP Language Acquisition framework is fully … Continue reading

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MYP Spanish By Concept through my eyes

After a year of exploring the extent of my curiosities and creativity, as I thought of a tool that IB MYP Spanish could use in their classes while engaging in the experiences, it is quite fascinating to look back at … Continue reading

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