About the Talk
A significant, engaging, relevant, and challenging curriculum requires intentional planning. It affords students opportunities to learn about big ideas, learn through contextualized experiences, and learn to be experts in the field. In this workshop, explore how Michael Halliday’s language framework of learning language, learning about language, and learning through language can be applied within, across, and beyond subjects to achieve significant, engaging, relevant, and challenging disciplinary or transdisciplinary curriculum that students desire and deserve.
- Identify the need for significant, engaging, relevant, and challenging curriculum
- Describe how the Halliday Language Model can support curriculum planning
- Deep dive into examples of planning for units and learning experiences