First grade have been researching as part of their science unit. I was able to collaborate and co-teach with the first grade teachers to guide students in building understanding about what effective on-line resources might look like and how to use their features.
Biomimicry is one of the concepts being covered in this research unit. Be sure to ask your first grader for examples of biomimicry in nature. Here is a link for adults on this concept.
Which Primary Years Programme approaches to learning (ATL) skills do you see in the photos of grade one posted below?
Approaches to Learning:
|acquisition of knowledge||comprehension||metacognition|
|accepting responsibility||adopting a variety of group roles||cooperating|
|group decision-making||respecting others||resolving conflict|
|gross motor skills||organisation||healthy lifestyle|
|fine motor skills||time management||codes of behaviour|
|spatial awareness||safety||informed choices|
|formulating questions||collecting data||interpreting data|
|observing||recording data||presenting research findings|