There are many resources available to help inspire and tune-in to interdisciplinary teaching & learning. One of the main authors of the MYP IDU Guide*, Project Zero's Veronica Boix Mansilla, also leads projects on global and interdisciplinary thinking and migration. Some resources adapted from her work are below. More are on the Creating Cultures of Thinking guide, and it is worth visiting Reimagining Migration.
* and the super-useful 2012 document "Teaching The Disciplines in the MYP: Nurturing Big Ideas and Deep Understanding"
An ID-Global Bundle to Foster Global Thinking Dispositions Through Global Thinking Routines
Click here to download PZ's Global Thinking bundle, (original pdf by PZ) including:
These resources are designed to support schools in developing global competence through disciplinary & interdisciplinary study.
See below graphics adapted from this work.
Broadly considered, global competence dispositions include:
Veronica Boix Mansilla is a Principal Investigator and Steering Committee member at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she leads the IdGlobal Project and chairs the Future of Learning Institute.
She is the author of multiple papers and books including “Educating for Global Competence: Preparing our youth to engage the world” (2011) with Tony Jackson. Her work is foundational in the "Fostering Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning" IB MYP Guide.
Visit reimaginingmigration.org to learn more about this Project Zero work and how it might connect to our work as an IB World School. Could this inspire ID thinking?
Graphics to summarize the four routines in the Global Thinking Toolkit. If you use these, make sure you read the explanations and hints in the source document: GLOBAL Thinking: AN ID-GLOBAL BUNDLE TO FOSTER GLOBAL THINKING DISPOSITIONS THROUGH GLOBAL THINKING ROUTINES
PDF files of the posters are here or on Stephen's blog.