MYP technology aims to provide the means and the context to help students become skillful problem solvers, who can appreciate the role of technology in everyday life and society and who can respond critically and resourcefully to real life challenges. We do this through the use of the design cycle, which parallels the criteria for this subject, below. Our goals are to challenge all students to apply practical and creative thinking skills to solve problems in technology, to encourage students to explore the role of technology in both historical and contemporary contexts, and to raise students’ awareness of their responsibilities as world citizens when making decisions and taking action on technology issues.
In MYP Technology students are assessed in six areas:
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