Young Minds of the Future: Collaborating and Inventing to Solve Future Problems - Ringwood North PS
Level F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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An authentic, rich and engaging learning experience, the collaboration between Ringwood North, Canterbury and Chatham Primary Schools, the Young Minds of the Future Exhibition (YMOF) was a student-led expo held at Canterbury Primary School. This was the culmination of a truly collaborative learning experience for both students and teachers across the three primary schools as they worked together to identify and invent solutions to problems of the future.
“Seeing all these amazing inventions has been awesome.” - Student
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Prompts for discussion:
What opportunities exist for your school to create a partnership with other schools to plan and host your own expo?
Why is collaboration within the classroom, across the school and beyond the school important?
How can the High Impact Teaching Strategy Collaborative Learning be fostered in your school? You might like to think about peer tutoring; reciprocal teaching; small group learning; cooperative vs whole class instruction.
F, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
F-10: Science, Personal and Social Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking
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