Objectives:
Self-initiated action occurs when the learner is a problem-finder as well as a
problem-solver

Quote: The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France

Learning Experience:
Read pages 2-13. Discuss Reading Using Connect, Extend Challenge

What re the connections from this reading to your own experience? How does this article help you provide appropriate learning experiences to promote in encouraging students to take action
How did the reading extend your thinking?
What are the challenges/ tension you wish to continue to think about?
Black Ants and Buddhists

"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink....But you can salt the oats"

Fundamental Concept:
Criteria 7 – Involves Civic/Global responsibility for social justice

Theoretical Frame –Critical Pedagogy and Social Justice
(Paulo Freire, Alan Luke)
  • Critique – What is? Who benefits?
  • Hope – What if?
  • Action – What do I do?
  • Go beyond the surface to root causes - not just focusing on local or global needs, but questioning why those needs exist and developing ideas for making world a better place.
  • Working for social change, not just filling a gap in services or donating money.

  • Relate to IBO Mission statement

Return to both examples of your analysis and plot your thoughts in the final column.

Clear the Parking lot. Reflect