What Is the Middle Years Program ("MYP")?
The IB Middle Years Program (MYP), which spans grades 6 through 10, is a framework for teaching that benefits ALL students. The MYP framework addresses a wide range of learning styles, involves all students in their own unique learning processes, and gives the students a standard, internationally accepted foundation of knowledge. The MYP is a comprehensive program of academic challenge and life skills appropriate to this age group.
The MYP uses five common themes (the "Areas of Interaction") to intertwine eight MYP Subject Groups. Portfolios of each student's work in these Subject Groups are collected over the five years of the program and, in the 10th grade, each student has the opportunity to complete a unique Personal Project.
The five MYP Areas of Interaction are:
- Approaches to Learning
- Homo Faber (Man the Maker)
- Health & Social Education
- Community Service
The eight MYP Subject Groups are:
- Language A (English)
- Physical Education
- Language B (Foreign)
- How Do Students Benefit from the IB MYP?
- How Is the MYP Implemented at Scotts Valley Middle School?
- How Is the MYP Implemented at Scotts Valley High School?
- What Is the MYP Student Portfolio?
Go back to Home Page for "Frequently Asked Questions About the IB MYP".
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