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Technology for Change in Hull

In the ten short days since receiving their Inventors’ Kit boxes, our teachers in Hull have been sending in first drafts, schemes, ideas, and definite no-no’s from their initial Research and Play projects.

002_inventorsKit_Contents_1_WEB-720x415 Tinkering through Invention

They’ve also started to get feedback from colleagues and students back in school.  Sounds like there’ll be one SLT meeting going totally interactive with a KS3 raising attainment planning session, and anecdotes from others about enthusiasm and imaginative ideas coming from both peers and students alike.

How and where have they been tinkering?

  • One school decided to record questions from the existing ‘picture of the week’ display board and build on that current resource to show colleagues the impact and simplicity of the kit.  That image of Rio de Janeiro launched collaborative planning and there’s an extended list of cross-curricular projects for the Summer term.

Carnival time in Rio

  • Design & Technology with Healthy Eating – Pupils creating…

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