This term, students in P345 English, Finnish and French sections learnt about the Discovery of the World by Europeans between 1450 and 1600. This was a highly factual topic of study and required lots of initial direct teaching. However, following this, the children were able to take ownership of their own learning and create maps and their own presentations about explorers. Subject e.g. DOW … Continue reading Discovery of the World: Age of Discovery
This semester we learned about the eye. Subject e.g. DOW DOW – Biological area Curriculum Objectives -Describe the function of the eye and know the names of the main parts; -Describe the connection between light and sight; -Develop an awareness of the health aspects concerning sight (sight problems like reduced sight, color blindness);-Discover how people deprived of sight participate in society. Problem Based Learning Skills (PBL) … Continue reading I can’t see
What would the world be like without sound? Continue reading Sound
In 4Dk we have been working with landscapes. Continue reading Landscape
P3 and 4 are currently studying ‘The Middle Ages’ as their Discovery of the world topic. We decided to use problem based learning to explore the topic of castles. Continue reading Defending the castle
P5 L2 English were coming to the end of our topic on natural disasters. Continue reading Natural Disasters
The first problem based learning project at the European School of Helsinki. Continue reading What makes a great city?