MYP Technology

MYP) technology design cycle

What is MYP technology cycle

The IB Technology Design Cycle is a recording devise used to document the amount of time spent creating assessment pieces. The cycle describes the steps a student should use in developing an assessment. Students practice and complete their design cycle hours through their Design Cycle class taught through Social Studies. Students will produce a Design Journal which documents and demonstrates the actual steps taken in the design cycle.

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Students identify the problem to be solved.

Students should develop the design brief.

Students formulate a design specification.


Students design the product/solution.

Students plan the product/solution


Students use appropriate techniques and equipment.

Students follow the plan.


Students evaluate the product/solution

Students evaluate their use of the design cycle.