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A personal interest and professional goal of mine is to develop my leadership skills, alongside finding meaningful ways to develop the leadership skills of my students. This page reflects on the leadership experiences I have had, and sessions I have led to bring interest and discussion to leadership in an IB setting.

Interdisciplinary Learning in the MYP

Leading an Interdisciplinary Week as MYP Coordinator

An overview of my experiences creating, leading, and teaching within an MYP-wide Interdisciplinary Unit as the MYP Coordinator. Lessons learned, major takeaways and a general overview of how I set it all up.

December 18th, 2023

Explicit Leadership in the PYP

Leadership Traits and the Adventure Challenges Unit

Through learning experiences, reflection, and taking action,  Grade 5 students learned traits that effective leaders demonstrate while working through team challenges in our Adventure Challenges unit.

October 16th, 2022

Standalone Leadership Activities

Qualities of a Leader MYP Unit Plan

During the start to the school year online, upper MYP students explored how to explicitly become a better leader, exploring their own leadership abilities, and those of famous leaders.

December 1st, 2021

Year-Long Action Research

Developing Student Leadership through ATL Self-Reflection

Over the span of the 2020-21 school year I created explicit learning experiences, and focused self-reflection on how using Social and Self-Management skills can help develop leaders. 

July 10th, 2021

Orientation Week Teacher Session

Shaping Student Leaders - Interactive Presentation

Using "The Student Leadership Challenge" five practices for exemplary student leaders, I led teachers through activities demonstrating how to develop student leaders by explicitly connecting with the learner profiles and ATL Skills.

August 18, 2020

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