ISBN 9781954760011

Guiding IB educators towards success

Peak inside the MYP Design Tech Teacher Toolkit !

A few samples of the many resources available to you 




Your digital workbook is designed to help expand your work on the core concepts within each online session. A wide range of activities, real classroom examples, infographics, and self-assessments will help enhance your understanding of each concept as it relates to your specific DP and MYP subjects.

Each digital workbook is downloadable and may be be printed when you begin your Ibtrove session. Consider it your unique repository of observations and reflections that you can share with students, peers, or as a reference tool while you navigate your IB school year.

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Inside the  MYP Design Tech  Teacher Toolkit Structure

SESSION 1 - MYP Design Planning

1.0 Introduction to MYP Design
1.1 Building your Unit of Inquiry
1.2 Related Concepts
1.3 Global Contexts
1.4 Statement of Inquiry
1.5 Inquiry
1.6 Inquiry in the Classroom
1.7 Scope & Sequence

SESSION 2 - MYP Design Teaching

2.0 Introduction to Unit Planning
2.1 Teaching Communication
2.2 Teaching Communities
2.3 Teaching Development
2.4 Teaching Systems
2.5 Final Tips

SESSION 3 - MYP Design Assessment

3.0 The Role of Assessment
3.1 Types of Assessment
3.2 Planning & Developing Assessments
3.3 Planning and Marking Assessment
3.4 Creating Rubrics

SESSION 4 - MYP Design_ The Approaches and the MYP Core

4.0 Introduction to the MYP Approaches & The Core
4.1 The Approaches
4.2 Approaches to Teaching
4.4 The MYP Core
4.5 Projects
4.6 Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning
4.7 Assessment

SESSION 5 - MYP Design Appendix Foundations

5.0 Appendix: Foundations of MYP Design
5.1 Foundations of Design
5.2 The Aims
5.3 The Objectives


Amber Trunfio

Brycen Davis

Deryck Ashcroft

MYP Design Tech Educator & IB Assessment member

Amber has been teaching MYP Design (and DP Design) since 2013. She teaches at a fully authorized IB World School that offers IB to students from K-12. She works closely with the IB assessment team and is the mother of an IB student. She feels fortunate to be able to combine her two passions of science and art into her teaching career.

MYP Design Tech Educator

Brycen is focused on creating personalized pathways that teach fundamental design and technology skills, further enabling creative products or solutions to be developed for action-based service learning opportunities

MYP & DP Design Tech Educator

Deryck has been teaching MYP Design (as well as DP Design Tech) since 1993. He is an experienced IB teacher who shaped the design curriculum at his school. He also led the Teaching and Learning Conversations team at his school.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How does the toolkit help me with IA & EA?

This toolkit includes both content to deepen your knowledge of the assessments and 30+ downloadable resources on the EAs and IA. This includes:

Explanations and examples of how to conduct your IA including scheduling the IOs, preparing your guiding questions, and sample subsequent questions that can best support your students.
Detailed information on using the rubric to grade your students' assessments.
Assessment samples to practice your marking.
Lesson activities to help you prepare your students for the IO, Paper 1, Paper 2, and the HL Essay.

Can an experienced MYP Design Tech teacher benefit from using the IB toolkit?

Definitely! With over 50+ printable resources and lots of classroom ideas and expert advice, our toolkit includes a wide variety of ideas to spark your creativity and get you excited about teaching MYP Design Tech.

Can I use this for all my teachers at my school and district?

Yes! This MYP Design Tech. toolkit is designed to work with our other Ibtrove toolkits so all your teachers deepen their knowledge in their IB subject and have classroom examples and downloadables to use in their classroom.

Bundle this toolkit with our other Ibtrove toolkits to create a customized learning plan for your teachers!