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IDU: Models

Guide to Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning in the MYP at WAB. [Guide by Stephen Taylor (@sjtylr)]

Fella's Model

Capturing Connections in Collegial Conversations

Finding the heart of two subjects or units and taking the opportunity to build a learning experience. 

Connecting through themes or ATL's to reinforce learning across subjects. 


Connecting Criteria

Identifying shared skills, descriptors, aims or requirements. Designing assessments that can be assessed by multiple subjects. 

Connecting through assessment tasks to reduce student workload, increase authenticity and enhance learning across subjects. 

Conceptual - full IDU

Concepts & Contexts

Creating opportunities for transfer of skills & knowledge across disciplines through purposeful connections of the core elements of the subject: the key & related concepts and global contexts. 

The "Full IDU" using the IDU planning process and assessment. A strong, co-planned experience.

Visionary - IDU Plus

"What if...? 

What are your big ideas and compelling questions that can create "moving force" experiences for learning?

An "IDU Plus" that tries new things beyond the requirements of the MYP IDU Guide. 


Creating Powerful Learning Opportunities for Students