• IB provides a framework for all instruction at Briarmeadow.  Some ways that a student may work with the IB framework may include considering Key Concepts, Approaches to Learning, and Approaches to Teaching.

Key Concepts

  • The Key Concepts are how students explore their learning about the central idea of a unit of inquiry and support critical thinking skills.

    Form: What is it like?

    Function: How does it work?

    Causation: Why is it as it is?

    Change: How is it transforming?

    Connection: How is it linked to other things?

    Perspective: What are the points of view?

    Responsibility: What are our obligations?

Approaches to Learning


Approaches to Teaching