Thursday, 6 November 2014

Competency Fun and Learning...

Here's why I love working in an Alberta school right now...


And here's why my students love learning in an Alberta school right now... (complete with photo bomb:)


Recently we completed a project in the true spirit of inquiry and project based learning that we would like to highlight as an example of competency based teaching and learning in action, aka 'fun and learning' as we have come to refer to the process within our class.
If you're having fun and not learning, that's bad. If you're learning and not having fun, that's worse. If you're having fun and learning, that's our classroom!
So we were learning about a curricular outcome in seventh grade science under the following heading and supporting focus questions and curricular overview ...