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Ben Kestner, Middle School Principal at St. John's International School in Belgium, shares how to personalize learning.
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Ben shared the curriculum that is experiential, learner-focused and based on these 7 MS competencies:
>> Self-Assessor: in health, mind, spirituality and organization
>> Contributor: through empathy and understanding; making a difference to the surrounding world
>> Creator: being an innovator, designer and maker of new things
>> Communicator: with compassion through oral, written, visual, musical, non-verbal and dance.
>> Collaborator: team member, leading and negotiating, sharing
>> Explorer: showing curiosity, taking risks and experimenting
>> Thinker: creative, critical, analytical, broad minded
They came up with the 3 Big Ideas last year. For one week three times during the year, there are themes where learners self-direct their learning.
These competencies are reflective of Gardner's 5 Minds for the Future and borrowing from Kathleen McClaskey's insights: