The thing that has struck me about the Year 7 Rainbow packs activity is that kids are crying out to be creative. Unfortunately concept of assessment in schools tends to kill creativity. Parents want to see tools of measurement not product (observation from 15 years of teaching).
I came across this TED talk, and thought I would share. If you don't know the TED talks, then please check them out.
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For the love of words - [source] Due to the volume of students wanting to borrow dictionaries from the Learning Commons, during every exam period, we have been discussing the va...
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