Playing with ideas I have reflected a lot over the years about Enquiries and have ,without doubt seen children fully engaged in the challenges of thinking deeply about their lives. However for those teachers who work with Key Stage 2 children, it is clear how important it is to find the laughter and “play” in learning whenever possible. When I taught
Enquiry in KS1 using The Last Noo-Noo- Jill Murphy Questions asked by the children Why did Grandma say “nonsense”? Why did mum throw the dummies away? Why did Marlon have lots of dummies? Why did he still need a dummy? Why did the monsters tease him? Why did the monsters snatch his noo noo? Why didn’t Marlon want to give
Questions raised through dialogue about our robot inventions. If Jessie’s robot cries when it burns itself cooking, is it really crying? Do you have to be human to cry? Would Ella and Alice’s robots do evil things if they were programmed to do everything? Does a robot think for itself? Should humans make money from making robots do the work?