Provoking students thoughts based on their beliefs and values

Today Year 3 participated in a provocation where they were given a general statement and they were required to place themselves in a human graph strongly agreeing, agreeing, disagreeing or strongly disagreeing with the statements.

They then discussed the statements to discover their beliefs drive their actions and thoughts. An interesting and engaging process for everyone.

After reflecting on the graphs we created a manifesto based our beliefs.

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Problem Solving at Newington

The Year 3 boys worked collaboratively to decide on a problem or improvement they could fix to make our school even better than it already is. They went through a brainstorming process where they had to complete a lightning write to come up with as many ideas a possible. They then shared ideas and worked with their group to cooperatively decide upon a solution. They planned and create a model of their solutions using Simple Machines and Scientific Principles.

Here are some of photos of their creative and innovative inventions!

Well done Year 3!

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