This primary 3 English teacher used videos of Crime Watch episodes to trigger her students to think and wonder about the notion of crime.
This primary 3 science teacher used an experiment to spark her students' curiosity on the characteristics of magnets
Elizabeth and Fadil split the students into groups and gave them various objects to classify. The students were encouraged to come to a consensus as a group, and if there were other individual alternative views, to put those on hold.
The classification was varied, with some classifying according to the materials used while others classified according to the function of the objects (e.g.: household item, cutlery)
After going through the school’s slides and content coverage for the topic, both Angela and Beth set their students out to complete group compositions.
Under the voting scaffold ‘I chose this because’, students were to read all the groups’ compositions and post a note on the view of the group composition which they liked the best. They were also prompted to state their reasons for their choice, as well as to quote phrases from the original piece to support their stand.