Epic Learning: prejudice, designing to purpose, positional language, and more!


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Jun 29 2020 52 mins  

 Join Epic storytellers and creative teachers as they discuss how to draw out learning outcomes from this week's Epic Storytime podcast with easy, fun, and engaging activities.

This week, Epic storyteller Chip is joined by Helen, a teacher from Milton Keynes specialising in children aged 4 to 7; Bex, a Deputy Head and English Lead from Cambridgeshire with experience teaching children aged 4 to 8; and Rob, another teacher from Milton Keynes specialising in children aged 9 to 11. Together they discuss the curriculum links within two adaptations of a popular European folk tale: English & Romanian. Discover how to help your children conquer statistics, onomatopaeia, famous scientists... and much more!

Introductions
1:04

"The Three Sillies" excerpt
2:14

All-age PSHCE | 4:18
• what it means to be "silly" (4:18, 8:37, 44:37)
• European common heritage (7:03)
• personal attributes, transitioning, evaluating (9:31, 10:36, 39:56)
• prejudice (10:10)
• approaching problems in different ways, giving it a go, endurance, resilience (10:47, 21:18, 32:57, 39:56)
• challenging stereotypes (15:24)
• what makes a hero (17:27)
• nobody's perfect (20:49)
• individuality, handling criticism (34:56, 44:14)
• teamwork (39:56, 45:57)
• danger  (44:37)

Learning outcomes for ages 4 to 7 | 14:12
• Literacy – adjectives (4-6yrs, 14:12); conventions, alternative fairy tales (4-6yrs, 15:24); mixing up stories for early story creation (4-5yrs, 18:25); instruction writing (5-7yrs, 24:57); making predictions using a text (6-7yrs, 27:39); writing to a format (6-7yrs, 28:46); questions, direct speech (6-7yrs, 31:37)
• Science – pulleys, animal needs (4-7yrs, 22:18); materials (4-7yrs, 22:55, 26:36); reflections (4-7yrs, 25:54)
• DT – designing fit for purpose (4-7yrs, 22:55)
• History – significant figures, Rosa Parks, changing perceptions, inventions (6-7yrs, 32:57)
• Numeracy – positional language (4-7yrs, 36:54)

Learning outcomes for ages 7 to 11 | 27:39
• Numeracy – statistics, when not to extrapolate (9-11yrs, 13:06)
• Literacy – making predictions using a text, comparing stories, inference (7-9yrs, 27:39, 42:30); writing to a format (7-9yrs, 28:46); persuasive writing, onomatopoeia (yrs7-11, 29:14); newspaper articles, scripting (7-11yrs, 29:54); questions, direct speech (7-9yrs, 31:37); fronted adverbials, adapting settings (7-11yrs, 43:37); modal verbs (9-11yrs, 43:59); comics (7-11yrs, 44:14)
• History – people who changed the world, Rosa Parks, changing perceptions, inventions (7-11yrs, 32:57)
• RE - challenging perceptions, Noah (7-11yrs, 32:57)
• Numeracy – positional language (7-9yrs, 36:54); angles (9-11yrs, 38:47); data handling, probability, using closed questions (9-11yrs, 39:20, 41:54)
• ICT – algorithms (7-9yrs, 36:54)
• Geography – maps, your local area, comparing places (7-11yrs, 38:12)
• Core – project design, detecting (10-11yrs, 39:56)
• DT – designing fit for purpose, evaluating (7-11yrs, 39:56)
• Science – famous scientists, gravity (7-11yrs, 43:05); electricity (7-11yrs, 44:37)
• Art – comics (7-11yrs, 44:14)

All-age learning outcomes | 45:57
• Literacy – vocabulary (8:15)
• Numeracy – logic puzzles (10:47)
• Science – fair tests, repeat testing (12:17)
• Art – comparing artists, individuality (34:56)
• Core – problem-solving, mantle of the expert (4-7yrs, 21:18, 45:57)
• PE – movement (48:47)

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