I first read For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood, and the Rest of Ya’ll Too by Dr. Christopher Emdin two years ago, and I was just enamored with the #HipHopEd approach to intentionally creating empowering learning experiences that draw on the intersection of youth culture and education. This book has been a constant... Continue Reading →
Last year I read For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y’All Too by Dr. Christopher Emdin. I was captivated by the idea of reality pedagogies, such a simple and yet powerful approach to teaching and learning. I was particularly inspired by Dr. Emdin’s emphasis on creating classrooms as communities... Continue Reading →
Please be advised that this post refers to the old Personal Project and is not to be used for the updated Personal Project. For more support on how to implement the new Personal Project we have written a 2nd Edition Hodder Skills for Success: Personal Project book. You can find it on the Hodder Education webpage (eBook... Continue Reading →
Fellow IB MYP educators, you are more than welcome to use this guide in your own schools. This is a transfer from our online platform at our College. We hope this helps you and your students navigate the Personal Project.
Over the past few weeks our Year 8 cohort have engaged in a genre study inquiry focusing on the horror genre. I decided to try a different approach with my class. Like most middle school learners they are a very energetic and chatty bunch of learners who like to be actively involved in their learning,... Continue Reading →