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Three good reasons for learning about and using concept based curriculum

The reasons behind understanding concept based learning and how to incorporate it into our teaching are becoming increasingly more important for several reasons.

 

1)    Many of our students come to secondary schools with a background in it.

In our ESF context, all students who come through the IB PYP have been taught within an inquiry framework, using concepts which link together in interdisciplinary units of learning. The IB MYP’s Next Chapter is also moving further towards the concept driven curriculum with the introduction of key concepts within each discipline area needing to be covered by units of learning.

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