Developing Conceptual Understanding Statements
The MYP as a curriculum framework emphasises the use of concepts to help learners understand the purpose of what they’re learning. Conceptual understanding allows students to inquire into subject-specific content in greater depth, and situate it within real-life contexts.
This video will give you focused insights into the what & how of conceptual understanding and what it looks like in an MYP classroom. Learn how to design a strong conceptual understanding statement with an example in under three minutes!
You’ll learn about
- MYP as a conceptual curriculum
- What is a conceptual understanding statement?
- Steps to create a meaningful conceptual understanding statement
Some other examples of conceptual understanding statements (including the highlighted key concepts and related concepts) are:
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