Saw some great ideas and work in action in a junior class today. Philippa has been using SOLO with her children. She has found that it promotes a lot of discussion in her class and her children are very aware of their thinking and how they are learning.
Weather is her topic at the moment and she has a NZ map on wall and children are labeling the map with weather icons, she is using the video camera to record the children reporting the weather standing in front of the weather map. Children have viewed several different weather presenters from youtube movies she has downloaded.