Inquiry Wall

I have been trialling approaches towards the use of learning walls in my classroom. This initially came out of a discussion with Hamish Curry from NoTosh, who encouraged me to create a space that evolved with each learning activity, encouraged reflection, questioning and the ongoing growth of ideas throughout an extended inquiry. My first challenge … Continue reading Inquiry Wall

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Design Scavenger Hunt

One of my first tasks when arriving at the Cooper Hewitt Museum was to create a scavenger hunt for a design conference for teachers. The aim of this scavenger hunt was two fold. Teachers would have the opportunity to explore the many objects in the museum while consolidating the 4 stages of the Cooper Hewitt … Continue reading Design Scavenger Hunt

Making Learning Visual

Recently I trialled a mud mapping activity with my year 5's. The aim of this activity was for students to collaboratively make meaningful connections and synthesise learning through the use of objects, post-it notes and sketched images. They then presented the mud map, articulating their understanding and connections regarding natural disasters, community preparedness and digital … Continue reading Making Learning Visual