#MYPChat 3Oct2013: From Content to Concepts

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Discussion Questions

Welcome

  • Introduce yourself.

Topic Questions

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  1. What have you been doing already with concept-based learning?
  2. How does concept-based learning help with differentiation to learners' needs?
  3. How does concept-based learning allow for transfer across subjects?
  4. How can we encourage content-driven colleagues to plan & teach more conceptually?
  5. How are you planning to shift from Significant to Key & Related concepts?
  6. Resource-sharing: concept-based curriculum resources.
  7. Open Discussion.

Concept-based curriculum resources

Online

Shortlink (?)
Description
http://goo.gl/6A5K9
Lots of useful concept-driven learning links via #pypchat wiki
http://goo.gl/CjhaJ
National Academies Press (2000). How people learn: brain, mind, experience & school. (online book)
http://goo.gl/nqMV0
Corwin.com Introduction to the Parallel Curriculum (pdf)
http://goo.gl/JzyJD
Lynn Erickson presents @IBAEM regional conference 2011, video embedded below.
http://goo.gl/BNop1
Edna Sackson's post on concept-driven learning in action in a class. Clear and useful.
http://goo.gl/EQFjL
IB Position Paper on Concept-based teaching and learning, by H. Lynn Erickson
http://goo.gl/gLYtdr
Archive of discussion on this topic from 2012 (first ever #MYPChat)!

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