Planning collaboratively, in the context ofthe IB and the AIA curriculum, to build on student knowledge andexpertise, develop significant units of inquiry, accommodate arange of ability levels and emphasize connections betweencurriculum areas.
Using a range and balance ofteaching strategies to differentiate learning.
Encouraging students to be critical thinkers, involvingstudents actively in pursuing open ended and relevantunits of inquiry, and maintaining a supportive climate for theneeds of second language learners.
Ensuringthat planning, teaching, learning and assessment are interconnectedprocesses, with a view to maintaining a balance of assessment,recording and reporting strategies that involve students, parentsand colleagues in the assessment process.
The teacher should alsoensure students see assessment as a means of describing theirlearning and shaping future learning.