The Aus-NZ MYP Meet:
Conceptual Learning & MYP Essentials

Tania Lattanzio & Jane Mason
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Join our virtual workshop designed for MYP schools in Australia and New Zealand. Engage in expert-led discussions, gain actionable insights, and expand your professional network within your local educational community.

About the Sessions

Session 1

From Knowledge to Understanding: Unlock the Power of Conceptual Learning

10:00 – 11:30 am AEST | 90 minutes

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Engage in a thought-provoking professional learning session delving into conceptual learning within the IB Middle Years Programme. Explore strategies for teaching conceptually to promote deep understanding and transfer of learning in students. Extend your practice from knowledge acquisition to emphasising conceptual mastery, discovering how concepts connect learning in meaningful and powerful ways. Don’t miss this transformative session that will enhance conceptual teaching and learning in your classroom!

In this session, you will learn how to:

  • Encourage student explorations of diverse topics through a conceptual lens
  • Teach conceptually to help students apply knowledge in real-world contexts
  • Empower students to make meaningful connections and engage in interdisciplinary learning
Tania Lattanzio

Session 2

Unleash the Potential: A Journey into the IB MYP Framework

11:30 am – 12:30 pm AEST | 60 minutes

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Discover the intricacies of the IB Middle Years Programme in this practical online workshop. Designed for educators who are new to the MYP, this workshop will guide you through an introduction to essential MYP topics- including assessment and unpacking criteria strands, command terms, Approaches to Learning, and so much more! Expand your understanding and gain actionable insights to effectively implement the MYP framework in your classroom, and empower your students for success. 

In this session, you will:

  • Deep-dive into the essential elements of the IB MYP
  • Understand how powerful teaching the MYP can be
  • Learn ways to best implement the MYP in your classroom tomorrow
Jane Mason

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This event is organised independently of and not endorsed by the IB. Toddle's events are organised to enable exchange of practices and ideas within the educator community axnd are not a replacement for the IB official workshops. Views and opinions expressed by the speakers are their personal views and should not be construed as official guidance by the IB

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Tania Lattanzio
Tania Lattanzio is an author and renowned international educator. Previously a teacher, coordinator, and manager with the International Baccalaureate, she is now Director of Innovative Global Education. Innovative Global Education has been established for over 10 years and in this time, Tania has worked as an educational consultant globally, in both local and international educational settings.

This role involves developing and conducting professional learning for teachers and leadership, modelling pedagogy in classrooms, and working intensively with teaching teams, through mentoring and coaching to improve planning, teaching and assessment. A key focus of Tania's work is developing and designing conceptual curriculum for schoolsacross subject areas and year levels. She collaborates with teachers to equip them with ideas and strategies for conceptual learning and how to assess and document conceptual understanding, ensuring a focus on building deep understanding.

Jane Mason
Jane Mason is a passionate middle school educator with a wealth of experience spanning over 14 years. Throughout her career, she has dedicated herself to teaching students from Years 5 to 9 in both PYP and MYP settings. Jane's ultimate goal has always been to empower and uplift new teachers, guiding them through the exciting path of inquiry-based learning, even in the face of challenges. With a focus on practical skills development, Jane invites fellow educators to join her in embracing the transformative power of the MYP, fostering growth and meaningful connections in the classroom.