sustainable development and issues of sustainability.
sustainable development and issues of sustainability
Forthis assessment you will create a portfolio of learning plans.
Develop and write 3 learning plans for children that consider and address concepts and themes related to sustainable development and issues of sustainability. Each learning plan will include the following:
Title and brief description oflearning experience (key concept/theme and the subject area into which you will be integrating the key concept/theme)
Age group of children the experience is designed for Rationale (why did you choose this topic? underpin the knowledge, critical thinking, values and citizenship objectives implicit in reorienting education towards sustainable development.) Learning Objectives (what do you intend forthe children to learn/develop skills in?) Resources
(what resources will you need to implement this learning experience?) Teaching and learning strategies (how will you support learning,What is the role of teacher/child? Referto your unit readings and further research to Identify and describe a wide range of relevant interactive and learner centred strategies.) Introduction to learning experience (how will you introduce / engage children in this experience?) Main body (Describe the main content ofthe experience; what will children be doing?
What concepts/issues will be explored and how? List at least three focus questions relating your learning objectives to be asked ofthe children.) Conclusions (How will you draw ideas together and conclude the experience?)
Draw on readings and materials from weeks 1-11 and your own research to develop
your learning plans.
Related learning objectives
3. Critically consider concepts and themes related to sustainable development and howthey
can be integrated in all subject areas across education.
4. Formulate ways for integrating issues of sustainability into a range oflearning
experiences for children.
5. Construct a wide range ofinteractive and learner-centred teaching and learning strategies that underpin the
knowledge, critical thinking, values and citizenship objectives implicit in reorienting education towards sustainable development.