A Green School story by Rachel Thomas in Stuff NZ:
When it comes to learning, it’s about lighting a fire, not filling a bucket, Green School Board of Management chairwoman, Kate Druhan says.
The idea is to find something a student is passionate about or interested in, then build the literacy and numeracy elements into that through themes or projects.
“So for example if you’re doing a thematic around rice we will do some geography there around where rice is grown. We will bring some maths in designing your own rice paddy, flooding it out, buying seedlings, working out the cost, cooking with that rice…
Read the whole article at Stuff NZ