An Amazing Discovery
Here are some close up images of the object.
And there is a Padlet running at KTS which can be accessed here. They have done a huge amount of work in the first 45 minutes!
This screenshot gives a flavour of how several schools used the pad let to share ideas quickly and easily:
a flying visit to the Victorian inspired minds of Sacred Heart school in Redcar:
Here are some of the documents that they produced:
And a compilation of their presentations that they filmed:
Then I made it to Riverdale to see the Y4 in action, creating short plays and animations. They and also built reconstructions of the robots that they felt the object and come from:
Saltburn Primary had both Year 1 classes hard at work and they had responded to the task in a multitude of ways. The slideshow displays some of the information books that had been written (complete with Contents page!) and the diagrams they had created. All of the output had been decided upon by the children and the teachers told me that even the most disengaged writers were heading for the pencil pot:
A flying visit to the technological meltdown that was Y5 in Errington revealed an amazing class of children who were patient and brilliantly creative problem solvers with the tech issues that they had on the day. They got a few things working though as you can see from the slideshow and their planning and writing was top notch:
And a lovely piece of writing from Miss Coates:
Finally I made it to Breckon Hill where the children were full of the most detailed stories and explanations that I had heard all day. They had some problems transferring their creativity to written output but overall they told me that they had been thoroughly enthused by the day and ‘when is the next one?’
New Marske Y6 were very much on the ball again:
As were the busy Y5 classes at Normanby Primary Academy:
And on to the two Year 4 classes at Brambles Primary who came up with a huge range of different solutions to what the object might be:
And finally a selection from across the schools of various videos submitted:
Well done everyone!