MYP Maths

INTRODUCTION

Maths in the MYP promotes both inquiry and application, helping students to develop problem solving techniques that transcend the discipline and that are useful in the world beyond school.

The MYP mathematics framework encompasses number, algebra, geometry and trigonometry, statistics and probability.

 

Students in the MYP learn how to represent information, to explore and model situations, and to find solutions to familiar and unfamiliar problems. These are skills that are useful in a wide range of arenas, including social sciences and the arts.

AIMS

To encourage and enable students to:

  1. enjoy mathematics, develop curiosity and begin to appreciate its elegance and power

  2. develop an understanding of the principles and nature of mathematics

  3. communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of contexts

  4. develop logical, critical and creative thinking

  5. develop confidence, perseverance & independence in mathematical thinking & problem-solving

  6. develop powers of generalization and abstraction

  7. apply & transfer skills to a wide range of real life situations, other areas of knowledge & future developments

  8. appreciate how developments in technology and mathematics have influenced each other

  9. appreciate the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the applications of mathematics

  10. appreciate the international dimension in mathematics through an awareness of the universality of mathematics and its multicultural and historical perspectives

  11. appreciate the contribution of mathematics to other areas of knowledge

  12. develop the knowledge, skills & attitudes necessary to pursue further studies in mathematics

  13. develop the ability to reflect critically upon their own work and the work of others.

 

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  1. Criterion A: Knowing and understanding

  2. Criterion B: Investigating patterns

  3. Criterion C: Communicating

  4. Criterion D: Applying mathematics in real-life contexts

IB SUBJECT GUIDES

  1. Subject Brief

  2. Subject Guide

WOTTON HOUSE CURRICULUM OUTLINES

2021-22

2019-20

2018-19

2017-18

TEACHING DEPARTMENT

Head of Department: Gabriel Kyne

Booster Maths: Tom Carrick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths Tutor: Sue Rodford

 

 

 

 

 

 

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