SCIENCE PROJECTS / LIVE PROJECTS :
Activity based approach recognizes that children are active, enquiring and learn primarily by testing out their hypotheses about the world.
The key characteristics of an activity based learning curriculum are :
- Child centred and learning centred - Task based learning - Gives enjoyment & an element of fun - Uses authentic / realistic tasks & situations
- Acquires knowledge & skills
Activity or task based learning focuses on the three "C"s of CURIOSITY, CREATIVITY, and COLLABORATION.
Children whose interest is engaged by a task are capable of longer periods of attention than is usually recognised. Children who want to find out how something can be made to work by a sense of curiosity.
Children like to make things and take things home to show and share. Their creativity is more wide-ranging than a traditional reading/writing lesson allows for.
Activity-based learning can cater for the