Alternative methodologies

Set of procedures and strategies based on experience and logic to achieve educational objectives. They lead to a more dynamic, motivating, cooperative, active and meaningful learning. The student is the protagonist, they are preparing themselves for life, developing their competences and focusing on skills. It incorporates knowledge, actions, being and experiencing things together.

METHODOLOGY

OBJECTIVE

To work together to achieve common goals

DESCRIPTION

Small groups – from 2 to 4 students – who work together in order to learn and who take responsibility for each other’s learning

OBJECTIVE

To respond to the perosnality characterstics, interests and rhythm of each student

DESCRIPTION

Areas or open spaces where students work simultaneously on different issues,  individually or in groups

OBJECTIVE

To promote responsibility, autonomy and aquire learning skills

DESCRIPTION

Action plan agreed and decided on by the teacher and student in order to acquire or improve contents and procedures. A customized program

OBJECTIVE

To access knowledge engaging 8 perspectives of intelligence

DESCRIPTION

Training and development of competency in 8 types of intelligence in order to harness them in our learning so that it is meaningful and prepares us for life

OBJECTIVE

To demonstrate a student’s reflections on the work done

DESCRIPTION

Usage of a folder containing personal works that show a student’s achievements, realizations, reflections and progress as a tool of procedural evaluation

OBJECTIVE

To learn to analyze real situations in order to develop one’s own solutions

DESCRIPTION

The student is given a real and specific situation to analyze, discuss and reflect, individually and in groups, to arrive at a solution

OBJECTIVE

To use information and communication technologies in a reasonable way

DESCRIPTION

Resources necessary to find, communicate and store information using computers, computer programs and networks

OBJECTIVE

To involve a student in a challenge to promote effective, critical and continueous thinking

DESCRIPTION

A student is presented with a challeging, interesting, and motivating task related to their life and to the subject matter that they should research and solve

OBJECTIVE

To use the Internet resources selectively

DESCRIPTION

Structured and guided activities, which provide specific tasks as well as the resources and slogans to solve those tasks

OBJECTIVE

To involve, motivate and make students responsible for their own learning

DESCRIPTION

Set of actions, interactions and resources to solve a problem and deliver some specific outcome