6th Grade World History and Advanced World History

IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)

  •  HMS offers an IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) to all students.  This is a way of looking at the way your child learns, thinks, and shares his or her knowledge.  

    The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.

    Each unit of study will be considered through its global contexts with direct learning towards independent and shared inquiry into our common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet.  Using the world as the broadest context for learning, MYP design can develop meaningful explorations of: 

    • Identities and Relationships
    • Orientation in Space and Time
    • Personal and Cultural Expression
    • Scientific and Technical Innovation
    • Globalization and Sustainability
    • Fairness and Development


    Your child will also explore themselves through the Learner Profiles.  These are ways for your child to develop into global learner.  

    The learner profiles are:

    • Inquirers
    • Knowledgeable
    • Thinkers
    • Communicators
    • Principled
    • Open-minded
    • Caring
    • Courageous
    • Balanced
    • Reflective




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