The Role of Command Terms in the MYP
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Luiz Mello
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About the Talk

Command Terms are omnipresent in every MYP classroom! Yet, their true power is rarely recognized. Join experienced MYP educator and leader, Luiz Mello as he uncovers three key ways to use the MYP Command Terms in your classroom. Go beyond the semantics and understand how Command Terms can be an invaluable tool to help students set expectations and reflect on their work. Through examples, discover how to use them to supercharge assessments. And finally, explore how Command Terms can aid with vertical alignment.

Key objectives include:

  • Using command terms to guide student expectations and reflection on performance
  • Connecting learning with assessment via command terms
  • Unpacking command terms as a tool for vertical alignment

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Luiz Mello
MYP educator

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Luiz Mello
Luiz Mello is an aspiring school leader with over 12 years of experience in the MYP and DP programmes. After teaching in Brazil, Serbia, Egypt, and China, he is now on sabbatical in Cambodia, where he will start teaching at the International School of Phnom Penh in August. He is also a workshop leader and assistant examiner for DP Biology. His main interests in Education are Design Thinking and personalized education.
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The Role of Command Terms in the MYP
Command Terms are omnipresent in every MYP classroom! Yet, their true power is rarely recognized. Join experienced MYP educator and leader, Luiz Mello as he uncovers three key ways to use the MYP Command Terms in your classroom. Go beyond the semantics to understand how Command Terms can be an invaluable tool to set student expectations and give students a shared language to reflect on their work. Through examples, discover how to use them to supercharge assessments. And finally, explore how Command Terms can aid with vertical alignment.