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Approaches to Learning

The ultimate purpose of the ATL is developing lifelong learners. By becoming lifelong learners, students can gain good qualifications, be successful at university, get a good job and of course prepare for life.

What skills do our students need to be lifelong learners:
Thinking Skills: Developing thinking skills is a key feature of the constructivist approach that so heavily influences all IB programmes

Thinking skills video:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hlarje56rYz9v6Ixv4EVr8E4s7qlb46Z/view?usp=sharing

Research Skills: Research skills are also at the heart of inquiry-based pedagogy, which heavily influences all IB programmes.
Communication Skills: Effective communication requires being able to express ideas and views clearly, confidently and concisely, tailoring content and style to the audience.
Social Skills: Learning is a fundamentally active social process, and collaboration is a crucial way of constructing understanding and making meaning.
Self-management Skills: By taking responsibility for our own behavior and well-being, we can become more efficient and effective.

Resources:
https://ibo.org/contentassets/901d3baf4a104aea8aaff44364b001e0/approaches-to-learning-claremont-en.pdf
https://www.excitededucator.com/