December 5, 2024    
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Event Type

Teaching the World Around Me

with Peter Imray

This topic based ‘subject’ which comprises of ten, mostly year-long, highly detailed, ideas based schemes of work, is quite markedly different from the other subjects in the Equals Semi-formal Curriculum. That is, it is more about learning for learning’s sake, through the desire to extend learners’ understanding of learning beyond that which is immediately apparent. When asked for example, where chips come from, it is perfectly feasible that most learners with SLD would reply, assuming that they are able to reply at all – from MacDonald’s; or where milk comes from – the fridge; or where water comes from – the tap. The principles we are concerned with might therefore be regarded as presenting a holistic understanding of everyday events, activities and experiences and about making the connections between these events, activities and experiences.

To book on to any of these sessions please email admin@equalsoffice.co.ukand state the delegates name and email address so they can be sent the joining instructions.  Or you can apply online  » here

As these sessions are 100% FREE for Equals members, they are likely to fill up fast, so please register your interest asap, to secure your place/s.

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