Teaching is developed in local and global context

IB School Leadership: Teaching is developed in local and global context

"Learning is most significant and lasting when it is connected to the world around the student." (Judith Fabian, IB Chief Academic Officer, in Walker 2010)Grounding learning in real-life contexts is fundamental to students engaging in the learning. "Why am I having to learn this?" is an oft repeated refrain. Learning needs to both make sense and feel relevant to their lives. Placing what is taught in real-life contexts...

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