If we think about an Education based on Saber “Knowledge”, la Innovación “Innovation” y el Bienestar “Well –being” of the human being, we need contexts where students can find real and effective possibilities to develop the maximun of their skills, think in themselves and in their belonging groups as a fundamental part of a whole. Enjoy each learning situation and foster their creativity from truly innovative projects.
WHAT IS IT?
The SIB model, Saber “Knowledge” – Innovación “Innovation” – Bienestar “Well –being” is an innovative pedagogical model, pointed at improving abilities and the development of creativity in a comprehensive and rewarded design of intelligence because of the systematization of its teaching.
In an environment of well-being and emotional certainty, from ECCLESTON SCHOOL we choose to use the thinking as a pedagogical strategy and basis of knowledge, to encourage innovation that promotes the inclusion of abilities and strategies to apply in a disruptive way in front of diverse obstacles that life could set out in students of all levels.
This Pedagogical model emerges from the progressive innovation in ECCLESTON SCHOOL Temperley and Lanús, Buenos Aires province, Argentina, with different initiatives since 1999. Since then it started to shape and it became in what we call nowadays as “SIB Model”.
WHAT IS IT BASED ON?
ECCLESTON SCHOOL pedagogical model, “SIB Model” has three big foundations.
The level of the curriculum to plan, or area of specific knowledge, framed within a Culture of Thinking.
Knowledge is built due to disruptive learning and teaching strategies; inside the development of a lesson or different activities, that makes it easier the comprehension of the contents learnt and the adjustment of those to different situations.
The development of Emotional Competence not only for its growth to a future, but also to learn more and better, because with a relaxed and well-balanced mind the learning process is guaranteed.
Regard the creativity as part of the learning process in terms of an ability to develop.
Understand that it is inevitable the education in virtual environments to promote technological innovation complementing the efficient use of the information as thinking tools.
Form creative, responsible and independent students, capable of solving new problems , as well as mold happiness seekers.
Appraise collective thinking, the connection of ideas and a sense of independence and autonomy taking into consideration different points of view.
Help students develop basic emotional skills such as recognize, accept, manage, express and create emotions, based on learning experiences.
Provide space, time and experiences to create in our students a state of awareness and calmness as a way of achieving greater well-being and happiness in school and in life.
FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENTS (CULTURE)
The proper functioning of our model requires certain tools, features and specific environments that benefits their development.
Cultural forces underlying the model
Appropriate physical environment
Suitable learning environment
Relationships, interactions, connections, associations
Systematization in the use of tools for the thought approach teaching and the emotional education.
Teachers who need the SIB Model
Our pedagogical SIB Model recognizes and prioritizes the fundamental role that each agent has in the educational process. All the agents interact and influence one another and the culture in which they live. In this case, it is a culture of thinking, innovation and welfare.
It is expected that they are people with controlled emotions, loving beings, concerned about the welfare of others, meticulous and who know how to have fun.
It is also expected that they are flexible people who can maintain good interpersonal relations, know how to work as a team, communicate effectively, and be creative and resourceful . Open to learning, new possibilities, and change.
Bear in mind their role as facilitators of their students learning, by stimulating their active participation in their learning process and assessing their ideas and contributions.