Teaching is focused on conceptual understanding

IB School Leadership: Teaching is focused on conceptual understanding

Concepts are the "glue that holds our mental world together." (Murphy GL (2002) The big book of concepts, MIT Press.Concept-based teaching and learning focuses on broad and powerful organizing ideas both within and across subjects. Concepts help to integrate learning, deepen disciplinary understanding and allows people to transfer learning to new contexts.A concept-based approach is one of the six IB approaches to teaching...


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