Recent developments from the World Economic Forum about the importance of skills in education align directly to the International Baccalaureate’s Approaches to Learning skills.
Author Archives: Christine Orkisz Lang
Global Competences for Teachers Made Easy: A Game-Changing Approach
Using a resource crosswalk to identify connections among documents, approaches, or resources can be enough to reduce overload.
The Power of ‘All’ Presentation
In the virtual version of this workshop which took place at the CEESA 2023 Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, participants will consider how small adjustments to current curricular objectives can ensure a more inclusive and equitable program based on developmentally-appropriate recommended resources (with examples provided).
An unofficial inquiry into the IB: One insider’s view
This article sheds some light on what the IB programs are today, and why independent schools might wish to consider it as a programmatic alternative.
What can EdTech really do for my students and me?
Using digital tools to effectively support well-being and learning in PYP and other inquiry-based programs
Genius Not Required
Significant change is required to reduce overwhelm and improve the learning and well-being of students and their educators.
Developing Sustainable Leadership Criteria
Supporting middle leaders by collaboratively creating success criteria can positively impact student learning by developing skills and understanding in the areas of knowledge, effectiveness, impact, and contributing toward positive school culture.
Let’s fix it even if it isn’t broken: The power of action research
Small considered steps taken by teachers and middle leaders can result in large learning gains and improved school culture.
How can we ensure our planning engages and challenges all students?
Practical support in designing high-quality units and lessons for all ability levels.
E = VALUE
Aligning the aims in our schools’ mission statements with our evaluation of student learning.