GSLC Year 6 Learning Community

For the past six weeks, our Year 6 team have embarked on a journey of collaborative risk-taking, problem-solving and a whole lot of critical and creative thinking. We are piloting a new model for MYP 1 at our College called The Year 6 Learning Community. The focus is on creating a program that nurtures the... Continue Reading →

Teaching Framed by Love

(A post I composed last year via Medium). This week our College is in mourning. One of our Year 8 students, Tom, tragically passed away on the weekend. The start of the semester has been a painful one for our students and teachers. We have felt the intense loss and injustice of a young life... Continue Reading →

An Approach to “The Intersection”

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 →

Collaborative Scribble Planner

Initial planning for inquiry … Inquiry-based learning and collaboration are two of the fundamental non-negotiable elements of planning, teaching and assessing within the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme. MYP From Principles into practice and each subject guide provide the philosophical and well-researched reasons for the push for inquiry-based learning and collaboration. To provide a foundational... Continue Reading →

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