Approaches to Learning [ATLS] Skills Session
July 28, 2020
ATL are deliberate strategies, skills, and attitudes that permeate the IB teaching and learning environment. Through Approaches to Learning in IB Diploma programme students develop skills that have relevance across the curriculum. The ATLs are strategically planned so that students have the opportunity to develop in all five skill areas.
ATL skills session for parents, students and teachers was successfully conducted on 24th July, 2020 by IBDP educators; Ms. Arshpreet Kaur and Ms. Rajinder Kaur. The session started with the welcome note. Ms. Rajinder Kaur introduced the ATL skills and their importance in IB Diploma Programme followed by explanation of ATL clusters and ATL skills in science subjects and Extended Essay by Ms. Arshpeet Kaur. The skills were clearly explained by providing examples of the class tasks. Ms. Rajinder continued the session explaining the ATL skills in humanities and Core elements, Theory of Knowledge [TOK] and Creativity Action Service [CAS].
Overall the session was very informative and skills were clearly elaborated using students’ pictures reflecting Approaches to Learning through class tasks. At the end of the session the parents were asked to give their suggestions.