We were lucky enough to be invited by Ali Ezzeddine to host a webinar with 4Generations 4Education. We asked participants what they learned about themselves and their children/students during the Lockdown and what lessons about learning will they take back once physical school is back.
The Curriculum Cloud is a concept we have been thinking about to consolidate our thinking in terms of how to provide the learner(s) with agency while ensuring that s/he develops competencies, core skills, and dispositions for learning.
I was given a design challenge: Imagine you have noticed a small group of students who have shown an interest in Thai amulets. How would you approach this learning connection? This was any response, which hopefully shows my way of thinking and designing.
In the following video, I go through two examples of how young learners co-designed the curriculum (with me) while meeting specific objectives. The first project was an Escape Room (in which they locked up their parents) and the second was a solution they imagined to help local stray animals.