Title IB Skills Individuals & Societies, MYP 4 & 5
Subtitle A Practical Guide (Teacher Book)
Author Sally Hirsch, Thomas Triller
ISBN 9781906345990
List price GBP 39.99
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 208
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2014
Original publisher Hodder Education
Published in India by Hodder Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, .
Status New Arrival
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Description:

IB Skills is an innovative new series of resources for years 4 and 5 of the MYP.

These resources aim to:

  • introducestudents to key and related concepts that are relevant within and across the subject areas
  • develop interdisciplinary and disciplinary skills that are essential to the understanding of both concepts and subject content
  • help students to understand key features of the MYP—global contexts, approaches to learning [ATL], inquiry and reflection

Individuals & Societies: A Practical Guide includes selected topics that cover a variety of subject disciplines within the MYP individuals & societies course. Each chapter is designed to deepen conceptual understanding and to allow students to practice the skills that they will need to reach the highest level of the assessment criteria.

 

Contents:

How to use this book

Chapter 1. Introduction to IB Skills

Chapter 2. Introducing key concept 1: time, place and space

Chapter 3. Introducing key concept 2: change

Chapter 4. Introducing key concept 3: global interactions

Chapter 5. Introducing key concept 4: systems

Chapter 6. Conflict  • Topic 1: Water demands  • Topic 2: The Arab Spring • Topic 3: New Zealand Maoris

Chapter 7. Development • Topic 1: Women’s rights • Topic 2: League of Nations • Topic 3: Communist China

Chapter 8. Choice • Topic 1: Environmental ethics • Topic 2: Saving Ecuador’s rainforest • Topic 3: International aid

Chapter 9. Resources  • Topic 1: Resources and economic systems  • Topic 2: Choices and consequences • Topic 3: Entrepreneurship, environment and culture

Chapter 10. Causality • Topic 1: Scientific discoveries of longitude, planets, time  • Topic 2: Geographical discoveries-the “new” world •  Topic 3: Technological discoveries

Chapter 11. Poverty  • Topic 1: Defining poverty • Topic 2: Causes of poverty • Topic 3: Strategies for addressing poverty

Chapter 12. Trade • Topic 1: Trade and equity • Topic 2: Benefits and problems of trade • Topic 3: Peace and trade

Chapter 13. Power  • Topic 1: War on terror • Topic 2: Indian caste system • Topic 3: Colonialism and power in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Chapter 14. Sustainability • Topic 1: Threats to sustainability • Topic 2: Debates about sustainability • Topic 3: Enhancing sustainability, preserving resources

Chapter 15. Networks  • Topic 1: Waste management • Topic 2: Biomes • Topic 3: Social Networks

Chapter 16. Interdependence • Topic 1: First World War alliances • Topic 2: The media • Topic 3: Climate change

Chapter 17. Globalization • Topic 1: Food security • Topic 2: Infectious diseases • Topic 3: Urbanization

 

Target Audience:

For Teachers of MYP 4 & 5.

 
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