ATL Skills Source: MYP From Principles to Practice p97-114.

How can students be reflective?

(Re)considering the process of learning; choosing and using ATL skills
From Planners to Practices: ATL resources wikispace
  • Develop new skills, techniques and strategies for effective learning
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of personal learning strategies (self-assessment)
  • Demonstrate flexibility in the selection and use of learning strategies
  • Try new ATL skills and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Consider content
    • What did I learn about today?
    • What don’t I yet understand?
    • What questions do I have now?
  • Consider ATL skills development
    • What can I already do?
    • How can I share my skills to help peers who need more practice?
    • What will I work on next?
  • Consider personal learning strategies
    • What can I do to become a more efficient and effective learner?
    • How can I become more flexible in my choice of learning strategies?
    • What factors are important for helping me learn well?
  • Focus on the process of creating by imitating the work of others
  • Consider ethical, cultural and environmental implications
  • Keep a journal to record reflections



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