There is a bridge between teaching and learning made explicit in the IB World through the framework Approaches to Teaching and Learning.
Especially as it pertains to creating conditions for learning, mandating a pace that might carry forward each and every one in the organization is a delicate and complex bundle of decisions.
It’s a long journey and a complex one. How might we inquire our way toward building a successful MYP?
“Out beyond ideas of right and wrong, there is a garden. I’ll meet you there.”
– Jelaluddin Rumi
Hirsch’s concept of feedforward presents us with the force of time orientation as a mindshift for assessment to become part of how our schools self-organise and lead toward transformation.
Teaching students to become more self-directed in their approaches to learning is our goal. When we scaffold ways of thinking, we hold deep in our minds the intention that at some point, the student is able to think through a process, pick approaches that work for him or her, and proceed on a cyclical, iterative inquiry […]
With the recent and visible crisis of trust involving Facebook, Thomas Friedman in his NYT op-ed points out that the VUCA world has been speeding up. “We can compete, connect, collaborate and create with more other people in more ways, from more places, for less money and with greater ease than ever before.” And, Friedman […]