ISBN 9781954760066

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Peak inside the MYP Language Acquisation 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 IB MYP Language Acquisation Teacher Toolkit Structure

SESSION 1 - MYP LA Planning

1.0 MYP LA Planning
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 and Sequence

SESSION 2 - MYP LA Teaching

2.0 Teaching
2.1 Teaching Communication
2.2 Teaching Connections
2.3 Teaching Creativity
2.4 Teaching Culture

SESSION 3 - MYP LA Assessment

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

SESSION 4 - MYP LA The Approaches and the MYP Core

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

SESSION 5 - MYP LA Appendix Language Acquisition Foundations

5.0 Appendix
5.1 Foundations of Language Acquisition
5.2 The Aims
5.3 The Objectives


Kathleen Witte

Janice Smith

Katharine Kleinhample

DP Language Acquisition Educator

Kathleen began teaching in 2010 where she taught the PYP and MYP. Growing up in Germany, studying and working in France, and teaching at international schools in Holland, India, China, and the United States, she fully identifies with the IB approach and its progressive teaching and learning philosophy.

MYP and DP Language Acquisition Educator

Janice has been teaching in the IB since 2001. She teaches both MYP and DP Language Acquisition, as well as TOK. She is the Head of Languages at her international school and has her MA in Spanish Language & Literature.

MYP  & DP French Language Educator

Katharine is a French language educator in the Chicago area. She began teaching in 2011 and has been teaching Diploma and MYP courses since 2013.

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 Language Acquisation 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 Language Acquisation.

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

Yes! This MYP Language Acquisation 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!