Transdisciplinary Skills

What do we want students to be able to do?

During their inquiries students will be taught the following skills. They will then be given opportunities to consolidate these and finally apply them in new contexts.

These skills are also developed during stand alone lessons across the curriculum.

 

Social Skills

  • Accepting responsibility
  • Respecting others
  • Cooperating
  • Resolving conflict
  • Group decision making
  • Adopting a variety of roles

 

Research skills

  • Formulating questions
  • Observing
  • Planning
  • Collecting data
  • Recording data
  • Organising data
  • Interpreting data
  • Presenting research findings

 

Self management skills

  • Gross motor skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Spatial awareness
  • Organisation
  • Time management
  • Safety
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Codes of behaviour
  • Informed Choices

 

Thinking skills

  • Acquisition of knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Application
  • Analysis
  • Synthesis
  • Evaluation
  • Dialectical thought
  • Metacognition

 

Communication Skills

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Presenting
  • Viewing
  • Non verbal communication