Mathematics for the IB MYP 1
Exam Board: IB
First Teaching: September 2016
First Exam: June 2017
A concept-driven and assessment-focused approach to Mathematics teaching and learning.
– Approaches each chapter with statements of inquiry framed by key and related concepts, set in a global context
– Supports every aspect of assessment using tasks designed by an experienced MYP educator
– Differentiates and extends learning with research projects and interdisciplinary opportunities
– Applies global contexts in meaningful ways to offer an MYP Mathematics programme with an internationally-minded perspective
Rita Bateson was, until very recently, the Curriculum Manager for MYP Mathematics and Sciences at the International Baccalaureate® (IB) and continues to be involved in curriculum review. She is an experienced teacher of MYP and DP Mathematics and Sciences, and is Head of Mathematics in her current school. She has taught in many international schools in Europe as well as North America. Her interest include overcoming mathematics anxiety in pupils and STEM education. She is also the author of MYP by Concept 4&5 Mathematics.
Irina Amlin has been an MYP Mathematics educator and department head, the Chair and frequent presenter of the island-wide Bermuda Math Educators’ Learning Network, and has been involved in IB curriculum development and assessment activities. Her primary area of focus is illustrating the relevance of mathematics in the everyday world around us, and guiding students to experience its applications across many disciplines. She is also the author of Mathematics for the IB MYP 1: by Concept.
Rita Bateson and Irina Amlin