It was great to see how my inquiry can fit into the goals of the Manaiakalani Inquiries- Building Language as the tool of meaning making and the tool of empowerment for learners to take ownership of their own learning.
Lanuage in a abundance - including reading more in our learning Highten the aquistianal potential
1 step - I need to receive
2 - I need to try out
‘Gifting’ children with the language v extracting
Flourishing learning potential through - Planning Preparing Providing
Planning to provide the children with new language because if we model the language they can use - it builds a bank of language for the learners to access and this increases their potential. With Creativity being an essential part to stimulate the children's interests and motivation to lean. We thought about the importance of planning for creative opportunities in a range of different ways so it allows for all learners to find their passions eg whole body, digital, making with their hands or feet.
We are learning as a community - you are not one learning from me (the teacher) you are learning from each other.
Elasticity of the Brain - fluidly and flicker throughout
Although we do not know what the future holds I feel we have to attempt to understand what qualities and skills will be needed/desired to be successful adults: creative, risk takers who can self regulate and adapt to a changing environment (with confidence or resilience?). - That's my thoughts anyways. Helping children to accept and understand what ‘comfortable with being uncomfortable so you are prepared for anything’ means.
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