IB Middle Years Program – MYP

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The MYP is based on three Fundamental Concepts (Intercultural Awareness, Communication and Holistic Learning).  As well, the MYP philosophy embeds five Areas of Interaction into the curriculum.  The five Areas of Interaction are:

1.      Approaches to Learning – the development of effective study skills and the fostering of the learning process. 
2.      Environments – the interdependence of humans and nature. 
3.      Human Ingenuity – the creative and inventive genius of humans and their impact on society. 
4.      Health and Social Education – mental and physical health 
5.      Community and Service – the development of an altruistic attitude.

See on www.tdsb.on.ca

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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago 2012 & Edcamp Chile 2013, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago. Edcamp Chile 2013 was held at Universidad UCINF. Thomas is also a member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching. He has published a total of sixty one (61) books, all available on Amazon http://amzn.to/Qxmoec . The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.
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