GETTING THE CLASS OUT OF THE BOX: LEARNING THROUGH COOKING (A PBL APPROACH)
Revista Electrónica Sinergias Educativas
VOL - 3 No. 2
2018 Julio - Diciembre
Aguirre Alonso, Andrés Alfredo,
Ching Chiang, Lay-Wah Carolina,
Revista Electrónica Sinergias Educativas VOL - 3 No. 2 2018 Julio - Diciembre
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GETTING THE CLASS OUT OF THE
BOX: LEARNING THROUGH
COOKING (A PBL APPROACH)
Aguirre Alonso, Andrés
Alfredo,
Ching Chiang, Lay-Wah
Carolina,
GETTING THE CLASS OUT OF THE BOX: LEARNING
THROUGH COOKING (A PBL APPROACH)
Aguirre Alonso, Andrés Alfredo,
Ingeniero eléctrico en potencia, Teacher, Unidad Educativa Bilingüe Nueva
Semilla, andres.aguirre@nuevasemilla.com.ec
Ching Chiang, Lay-Wah Carolina,
Bachelor in Business Administration, Teacher, Unidad Educativa Bilingüe Nueva
Semilla, carolina.ching@nuevasemilla.com.ec
ABSTRACT
Based on Project Based Learning
and the International Baccalaureate
prole the cooking classes approach
to teach subjects in English at UENS
school was implemented. The approach
was taken as a change needed inside
the classroom to focus on the student
learning and creating the space for
collaborative and social learning.
The approach was led by
teachers and junior and senior students
of the IB program. The pilot classes were
planned with the purpose of creating fun
classes. However, it evolved to using
them to access knowledge of different
subjects and became a transdisciplinary
approach. The classes were planned
with the IB planner, applied and then
had reection section for both the
teacher and students.
The cooking classes have
the benets of PBL outcomes and
IB Learner prole in shaping the
knowledge and personality of students.
This methodology becomes relevant
to adapt to globalization and fast pace
changes in societal systems.
Key Words:
International Education, Project Based
learning, Non Traditional Education,
Cooking, IB
1. INTRODUCTION
Education is a noble subject that
has lead to social changes around the
world leaving a footsteps in mankind’s
history. Through the years, education
has evolved, always aiming to achieve
and prepare human beings to construct
their future success and personal
growth. It's so relevant that the United
Nations Organization considered it one
of the 17 objectives for sustainable
development 2030. It deals with
increasing the access to education
opportunities. In our local context,
the Ecuadorian government in its
Ministerial agreement 295-13, chapter
3, guarantees inclusive Education for
its citizens. In addition, they are making
changes in the educational curriculum
for the next ten years. Moreover, the
social, technological and economical
changes represent a challenge for
education to be evolving. For teachers,
all these factors mentioned above
propose a need to go out the box and
bring new techniques in education to
Revista Electrónica Sinergias Educativas VOL - 3 No. 2 2018 Julio - Diciembre
Revista Electrónica Sinergias Educativas VOL - 3 No. 2 2018 Julio - Diciembre