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					         IB ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL WORKSHOP AGENDA

                                 MYP Language B (Level 1)
                              Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, Australia
                              20 - 22 April 2009, Monday – Wednesday


Workshop Leader
Shani Sniedze-Gregory

Shani Sniedze-Gregory was born and bred in Adelaide. She taught Language B Japanese in the MYP
and Diploma Programme, was Senior Moderator for MYP Language B, and led workshops in the IB Asia-
Pacific region before moving to Cardiff, UK, to work at the IB Curriculum and Assessment Centre in 2003.
She held the positions of Curriculum and Assessment Manager (responsibilities included managing
language A, language B and physical education curriculums) and Acting Head of MYP before returning to
Adelaide in 2008. She now contracts her services to the IB while enjoying her new role as full-time mum.


Workshop Leader
Claire Tremblay

Claire Tremblay received her B.A. in Education from the University of Chicoutimi, Canada. Claire currently
teaches Language B French in both the MYP and Diploma programme. She is also a Moderator for
Language B and has 28 years of teaching experience and leadership responsibilities in local and
international school environments in Canada, Germany and Indonesia.




All participants are requested to bring with them the following:
    • A copy of this Agenda
    • Current MYP Language B Guide
    • MYP: From Principles Into Practice Guide
    • Published Example Interim Objectives for Language B
    • Examples of the written curriculum of your subject, as currently taught at your school – Course
         outline, example of a lesson/unit plan, examples of assessment tasks).




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              Please note: details of sessions are subject to change based on needs of the group


MONDAY, 20 APRIL
0830 - 0900          WELCOME
                       • Plenary

0900 - 1000           SESSION 1 – INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
                       • Agenda, Introduction, Expectations and Objectives for this workshop
                       • IB Programme Standards and Practices
                       • Aims of the MYP
                       • The curriculum framework (subject guide-octagon)
                       • Language B in the MYP – Review of aims, objectives and requirements of the
                          3 exit levels
                       • Posting Burning questions

1000 – 1030           MORNING BREAK

1030 – 1200           SESSION 2 – THE PRINCIPLES
                       • The IB mission and the Language B mission
                       • The Learner Profile in Language B – Can the learner
                          profile be explained and developed in the target
                          language?
                       • The Fundamental Concepts and their representation in
                          the Language B classroom

1200 – 1300           LUNCH

1300 - 1430           SESSION 3 – THE PRINCIPLES (CONT.) AND THE CONTEXTS
                       • Vertical and horizontal planning
                       • Curriculum Mapping in a Scope and Sequence
                       • Inquiry based learning in Language B
                       • The Areas of Interaction

1430 - 1500           AFTERNOON BREAK

1500 - 1630           SESSION 4 – THE CONCEPTS
                       • Significant Concepts - Unit Questions and The Planner
                       • Individual Reflection – Group discussion – Burning Questions

1630                  END OF DAY 1



TUESDAY, 21 APRIL
0830 - 1000          SESSION 5 - ASSESSMENT IN LANGUAGE B – YEAR 5
                       • The principles of MYP Assessment
                       • Moderation and Monitoring of Assessment

1000 – 1030           MORNING BREAK

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                                        Singapore 089316     Web: www.ibo.org
1030 – 1200    SESSION 6 – ASSESSMENT IN LANGUAGE B – YEAR 1 AND 3
                • Objective – Criteria Relationship
                • Aligning content to the objectives
                • Interim objectives and modified criteria
                • Task-Specific Clarifications
                • Formative and Summative Assessment

1200 – 1300    LUNCH

1300 - 1430    SESSION 7 – CRITERIA A – B – C – D
                • Oral - A – B
                • Oral Task Standardisation
                • Writing - C – D
                • Writing Task Standardisation

1430 - 1500    AFTERNOON BREAK

1500 - 1630    SESSION 8 – CRITERION E
                • Designing a Criterion E Task
                • Standardisation Activity
                • Individual Reflection – Group discussion – Burning Questions



WEDNESDAY, 22 APRIL

0830 - 1000    SESSION 9 – FROM THE ASSESSMENT TO THE LEARNING ACTIVITIES
               THROUGH INQUIRY
                •     Back to the Unit Planner
                •     Approaches to Learning – Language Skills and Thinking Skills
                •     Learning Experiences and Teaching Strategies – Share Time


1000 – 1030    MORNING BREAK

1030 – 1200    SESSION 10 – HOLISTIC - INTERDISCIPLINARY
                •     Holistic learning initiatives
                •     Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning with Language B
                •     Making meaningful links with Language B
                •     Shared examples from other schools

1200 – 1300    LUNCH

1300 - 1430    SESSION 11 – PERSONAL PROJECT
                •     Personal Project
                •     Project which could be inspired by Language B studies
                •     Assessing a Personal Project
                •     Using the OCC


                                 15 Hoe Chiang Road   Tel: +65 6776 0249    International Baccalaureate
                                 #11-04/06            Fax: +65 6776 4369    Bachillerato Internacional
                                 Tower Fifteen        Email: ibap@ibo.org   Baccalauréat International
                                 Singapore 089316     Web: www.ibo.org
1430 - 1500         AFTERNOON BREAK

1500 - 1600         SESSION 12 – CONCLUSION
                      •   Questions still burning / Dispelling the myths of MYP / What will you bring
                          back?
                      •   Final Reflections and Evaluation




* An official "IB Certificate of Attendance" is awarded to participants who have attended all sessions of a
workshop. Please ensure that travel arrangements do not preclude candidacy for a certificate.




                                      15 Hoe Chiang Road   Tel: +65 6776 0249    International Baccalaureate
                                      #11-04/06            Fax: +65 6776 4369    Bachillerato Internacional
                                      Tower Fifteen        Email: ibap@ibo.org   Baccalauréat International
                                      Singapore 089316     Web: www.ibo.org