There is a distinct learning process with every IPC unit, providing a structured approach to make sure that children’s learning experiences are as stimulating and rigorous as possible.
• Wow factor!
• Motivation for learning – the hook
• Inspire learning through passion for the theme
• Makes learning fun
The Knowledge Harvest
• What do children already know?
• Helps to make connections with previous learning
Explaining the Theme
• Gives children the ‘big picture’ of their learning
• Shared with parents at the start of a unit to help support the learning at home
Researching and Recording
Each IPC unit has a research activity and a recording activity. Research activities always precede the recording activities. During research activities, children use a variety of methods and work in different group sizes to find out a range of information.
During the recording activities, children interpret the learning they have researched and have the opportunity to demonstrate, share and explain their learning in different ways.
Exit Point – when the learner becomes the teacher!
The exit point has two main purposes: to help children pull together their learning from the unit and to celebrate the learning that has taken place.