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Thoughts and Ponderings from Leading Educators and Friends of Tracker Apps

Making skills visible

Making skills visible

A couple of months ago, at my school, we had the opportunity to participate in the Beta testing of the ATL tracker app with MYP year 5 students. The reflection in this blogpost seeks to analyze some of the challenges we have come across when developing the MYP skills...

Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity

Teaching the skills for creativity My name is Dede Brown and I am a freelance, interdisciplinary artist living and working in The Bahamas. After completing my Bachelor’s Degree in 2006, I returned to my hometown of Nassau on New Providence Island and did what every...

The Mindfulness Connection in the Classroom

The Mindfulness Connection in the Classroom

By Daun Yorke One of the things I love the most about my job as a principal is getting into classrooms and observing teaching and learning happening. One thing I know for sure is that the quality of interactions between teacher and students has a direct impact on...

My path as an educator…and then to Tracker Apps

My path as an educator…and then to Tracker Apps

I’m going to start this piece with a little bit of personal observation, which I will come back to at the end of this blog, so here goes: While writing this I’m simultaneously prepping to teach a class on Design Thinking. The self-observation comes in that I find it...

Sally Hirsch – My Journey to Tracker

Sally Hirsch – My Journey to Tracker

I’ve been in education all my life. I generally loved school as a student and unlike many people, I have fond memories of middle and high school. University was a different matter. It took me a while to find my groove. I felt completely insignificant sitting in a...

From Next Chapter to a New Beginning

From Next Chapter to a New Beginning

(CAO Tracker Apps) Over the last decade or so I have been fortunate enough to be involved in many exciting educational developments. My five-year period as Head of MYP Development saw a move from Cardiff to The Hague; the set-up and development of the MYP: the next...

Approaches to Learning skills and the Personal project

Approaches to Learning skills and the Personal project

By Patricia Villegas How can we use the Personal Project to self assess our implementation of Approaches to Learning skills? We all know that the explicit teaching and systematic development of Approaches to Learning skills along the whole MYP years enable students to...

On ATL Skills and Career Development

On ATL Skills and Career Development

How approaches to learning skills influenced my career development by Rachel Wu When reflecting upon the MYP and DP education I received at NIST International School in Bangkok, Thailand, I feel grateful for my exposure to a holistic approach that encouraged...

Promoting Conversations around Student Data

Promoting Conversations around Student Data

Describing data ‘Big data’ is one of the most popular catch phrases in education technology at the moment. Proponents of ‘big data’ focus on the usefulness of seeing connections between a wide variety of factors or being able to solve complex problems by seeing...

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