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Mulling Over Experiences

Mulling Over Experiences

Design thinking leads to a hands-on student-centred learning environment. It increases the level of learners engagement while tackling real problems. It gives individuals voice and choice. Design Thinking can more easily be applied in class when we’re trying to...
Quick Fix

Quick Fix

Instead of having a perfect and well-finished product to address my students’ needs, I decided to put into practice some of the ideas quite immediately. I wanted to see what and how it could work. Primarily, we identified the need to focus on vocabulary...
Tinkering

Tinkering

I continued interviewing students that are having difficulties in my multi-level French B SL class to identify needs, feelings, and impressions. The goal is to adjust teaching and design activities that are both meaningful and can give them a sense of achievement. In...
In Someone’s Shoes

In Someone’s Shoes

Our’s As in many other subjects, in Language Acquisition, it’s common to have students with different skills levels in the same group. Although the skills levels may vary, the group’s Proficiency Level should be the same. Let’s say: Beginners...
Design Learning & Thinking Together

Design Learning & Thinking Together

You guys all know how busy it can get in the International Schools setting at the end of a quarter especially when there are multiple PD workshops, a new Assessment Feedback Policy, IB internal assessments, and Service Projects; all happening around the same time! It...