RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT
Using one of the four elements of nature (wind, earth, water, light/fire) complete the graphic organiser provided by brainstorming learning experience ideas and teaching strategies for each curriculum learning area across 0-2 years, 3-5 years and F-2. The content in the graphic organiser should demonstrate an awareness of how teaching through nature pedagogical approaches link to and support other teaching pedagogies.
In a word document attached to the graphic organiser list the concepts and attitudes that could be covered and justify how your teaching strategies address a diverse range of learning needs and strengths of children.
Discuss how nature programs support socially inclusive teaching and assessment practices whilst considering how the nature programs support socially inclusive teaching and assessment practices.
Demonstrate how nature learning has implications for student’s health, wellbeing, and safety, and how it contributes to children’s development.
In your response, you must recognise the importance of demonstrating a positive attitude towards science and the environment and explain why children should be taught this curriculum.
Task Length: 2500 Words or equivalent