This topic aims to develop skills in historical and geographical enquiry and critical literacy by developing students' skills of analysis, interpretation and evaluation of sources of evidence and the ability to come to a well informed conclusion. It is also concerned with people's relationships to natural and built environments. It starts at an individual level, then expands to within the local community and eventually to the global world in which we live. Pedagogical skills such as unit planning, differentiation of the curriculum, evaluation of resources, assessment tools and the embedded use of technology will be applied and the enquiry-based approach of the International Baccalaureate will also be considered.
This topic aims for students to: