I have been known to commonly judge the MYP, and I used to believe that I did so in a fair fashion; however this week I began to reflect about its true intentions only to find myself changing my mind about the whole program. True, my standpoint remains as to the way they approach teaching in most occasions, but I have come to think that it doesn't only lie on the professors, it lies on the students.
After truly understanding the meaning of mission statements, I have become aware that the vision of the MYP was solid, yet their strategy to attain their goals was maybe not the best. Furthermore the enjoyability of the class directly relied on the motivation of the students.
I happen to be very fond of my science class and regardless of the teacher and the syllabus, I will always love the topic of science. And why is this? Because I'm motivated to learn from it. I share my P. 5 chemistry class with a group of about 20 other students, and I'm pretty sure that I am one of the most interested students in the topics we learn, and I love it. I constantly
We get what we want from every class. We are constantly given the different tools to learn. True, the Innovation Academy does in fact appeal to most student's motivation, but if you are motivated, despite the class, despite the teacher, we will learn. It all starts with you.
“The earth has music for those who listen.”