Interdisciplinary learning cultivates a mindsetThe marketing of mindsets was everywhere this year: “How to Develop Mindsets for Compassion and Caring in Students.” “Building A Tinkering Mindset In Young Students Through Making.” “6 Must-Haves for… More of active inquiry that draws from a range of disciplinary ways of thinking in order to investigate essential questions and ideas about the world.
We so frequently hear from kids & communityWhat I have always been hoping to accomplish is the creation of community.Community is magic. Community is power. Community is resistance.Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-First-Person-Stories-Twenty-First-ebook/dp/B082ZQBL98/ https://www.amazon.com/Disability-Visibility-Adapted-Young-Adults-ebook/dp/B08VFT4R9T/… More alike the need for purpose-driven learning experiences, rooted in the world outside of school as a contrast to their experience of school as individualized, isolated & isolating: that is to say, not really connected to things they find meaningful & valuable to learn about, not connected to the peer & community relationships they want to build, and not connected the world outside of school.
I think that the world is necessarily interdisciplinary, meaning you start with a complex problem or an interest or something else that exists out there in the world and you draw from a range of perspectives and frameworks and content
and skills in order to address it.
There are three aspects of interdisciplinary learning: critical thinkingCredulous acceptance of baloney can cost you money; that’s what P. T. Barnum meant when he said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” But it can be much more dangerous… More, collaboration, and reflection.
Interdisciplinary learning is not a step-by-step guide, it’s going to look differentOur friends and allies at Randimals have a saying, What makes us different, makes all the difference in the world.Randimals We agree. Randimals are made up of two different animals… More depending on your context.MINDFOOD IV: Top 3 Interdisciplinary Lessons – YouTube
What School Ought to Teach (WSOT) list consists of 10 key competenciesAll healthy and resilient institutions have a well-functioning competency network (Laloux 2014; Wilson 2015). A good way to understand competency networks is via the notion of trustworthiness and the nurturing… More, embedded in a humanistic view, that prepare young people for life in a perpetually changing world.
What School Ought to Teach (WSOT) list – Holistic Think Thank
- How to confront themselves with challenges
- How to function in relation to the world and nature, as well as with one’s own body
- The ideas of science and scholarship (learning)
- How to function in society
- Aesthetic and cultural awarenessAcceptance means training mental health service providers to look at autism and other disabilities as a part of a person’s identity, rather than a problem that needs to be fixed. Acceptance… More
- How to function in variable contexts and environments
- How to function in relation to the state
- Interpersonal communication
Further readingThere are three types of reading: eye reading, ear reading, and finger reading.The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning Most schools and… More,