Category Archives: Learner Profile

Being Part of the Learners’ Universe

From May 20-27, 2018, I will have the pleasure of hosting the #MYPChat on twitter. Previous hosts have done an extraordinary work by helping us reflect on the value of being connected; by encouraging inquiries into ATL skills, the learning … Continue reading

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Would MYP Teachers be willing to be MYP Students?

One of my mentors used to say that children are creative because they do not believe in “impossible”; that teenagers were charged with hormones to shake up adults, in the hope that they (adults) remember their journey.   I reflect … Continue reading

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Finding treasures in the learning journey

Sometimes I have the feeling we are living in a new era of exploration. Nonetheless, the geographies we explore in this search have deep connections with the roots we grow in the places that make us feel that we belong, … Continue reading

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Packing experiences in a unit

How do we pack what is worth keeping in life? How do we prepare for a wedding? We don’t want to be under or over dressed. We don’t want to outshine the bride or the groom, but if happens, I … Continue reading

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The Wedding Dress Syndrome

There are some people like me who do not like to solely demonstrate affection on birthdays, because if we truly love somebody we show our love as often as possible, not only on one day. For this, I am happy … Continue reading

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The Power of our Local Context

We might be part of learning communities that strive to develop innovative curriculum in which technology plays a central role; we might be part of learning communities in which teachers and students strive for excellence, but what is the point … Continue reading

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Language, ATL and Mathematics

Language and mathematics. For many, this would appear to be synonymous with corn tortillas and flour tortillas; both of them useful to put food in them, but only one makes a genuine taco. Two areas of knowledge; two languages: one … Continue reading

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