• What are the approaches to learning (ATL)?

    • ATL are deliberate strategies, skills and attitudes that permeate the teaching and learning environment.
    • ATL supports the IB belief that a large influence on a student’s education is not only what you learn but also how you learn.
    • ATL are intrinsically linked with the IB learner profile attributes to enhance student learning and assist student preparation for life after high school.  

     

    Approaches to Learning (5 elements) 

    • thinking skills
    • communication skills
    • social skills
    • self-management skills
    • research skills

     

    Approaches to Teaching (6 elements)

    • teaching through inquiry
    • teaching through concepts
    • teaching developed in local and global contexts
    • teaching focused on effective teamwork and collaboration
    • teaching differentiated to meet the needs of all learners
    • teaching informed by assessment