The Enhanced PYP, suggests that teachers foster and support the development of ATL skills by providing opportunities embedded in authentic learning experiences. Supporting the development of the approaches to learning holistically requires that teachers seamlessly integrate them implicitly as part of the classroom culture.
Using Thinking Routines from Project Zero can be an effective way to draw out ATLs holistically and implicitly within the culture of the classroom.
More information about Project Zero courses and resources can be found at http://www.pz.harvard.edu/. You can also borrow the texts from our school library.
Making Learning Visible from Project Zero “makes the case that qualitative forms of sharing evidence, such as photos, portfolios, quotes and video are powerful ways to shift the dialogue among stakeholders to a fuller view of what counts as learning” (Krechevsky et al).
How to Document Learning from Visible Learners by Mara Krechevsky et al: