In a previous post, we shared the beginning stages of our inquiry into communities. During the tuning in stage we had discussions about what a community is, what a community needs and what the children’s communities look like to them. We saw a wide range of answers and deep conversations about the needs of our community.
During our inquiry into images in February, we were extremely lucky that the MYIS Art Exhibition coincided with the learning taking place in our classroom. As mentioned in a previous post, we used the beginning of our images inquiry to link into the exhibition. To begin with we talked about and explored the meaning behind different colours – what they make us think and how they make us feel. As we looked at each colour, the children shared their ideas and gave reasons why they thought that. We also talked about the different emotions, feelings and thoughts that came to mind when we looked at a certain colour.