Leading learning in the Arts with ATLs
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Ernie Boyd
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About the talk

With the turbulent shift to online education with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Arts educators have had to improvise and experiment with limited resources. In this talk with experienced MYP educator Ernald Boyd, dive into how ATL skills are an integral part of the learning process in MYP Arts. Explore how students can be empowered to take their learning to new heights with intentionally designed learning experiences and opportunities for self-reflection. Investigate how students can be agentic learners in the Arts especially through self-evaluation to assess and guide their own progress and learning.

Highlights you don’t want to miss

  • Engage with ATL skills in the MYP Arts classroom as a tool to help students transfer skills to unfamiliar situations
  • Discover new ways to foster student agency in the MYP Arts classroom
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Ernie Boyd
Experienced IB Educator

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Ernie Boyd
Ernie Boyd started his career in Cape Town, South Africa. He taught music in a public school and was appointed head of Music before moving to The American International School of Cape Town where he taught Music from K4 to Grade 8. Here he was the Head of Performing Arts and oversaw a rigorous drama regime. Currently he is the MYP Coordinator at the International School of Nanshan Shenzhen. Since 2018 he has grown as an educator and also as a leader in the school. Ernie is active in the MYP Arts community sharing and is in the process of preparing the MYP team for the upcoming IB evaluation visit. He is passionate about providing students with 'access to success' and assisting teachers with implementing systems and modes of teaching that allow this to be experienced by all.
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Leading learning in the Arts with ATLs
With the turbulent shift to online education, arts educators have had to improvise and experiment with limited resources. In this session with Ernald Boyd, understand the usage of ATL as an integral part of the learning process in MYP Arts, to enable students to transfer skills to new and unfamiliar situations. Through his lens, explore how students can be empowered to take their learning to new heights with intentionally designed learning experiences and opportunities for self-reflection. Also investigate how students can be more agentic learners in the Arts especially through self-evaluation to assess and guide their own progress and learning.