Students need to acquire skills in a certain context to explore the learning content relevant to them and to carry out learning beyond the boundaries of traditional disciplines. Such experience can make students' learning more solid and unforgettable.
The bilingual primary school of wuxi foreign language school has been offering "UOI extra-disciplinary thematic inquiry courses", aiming at providing broader, deeper and clearer curriculum contents for children's growth, and guiding students to combine extensive written knowledge learning with practical activities, so as to realize the unity of knowledge and practice.
On the afternoon of November 8, the first phase of UOI achievement exhibition of bilingual primary school was held as scheduled.The children's active learning on the exhibition walls attracted the attention of parents.
Grade One’s exploration topic is "learning community".Through visiting different types of learning communities, the children learned about the changes of learning communities from ancient times to modern times. Every student deeply realized that learning was not only about the present, but also about the future, and established the concept of lifelong learning.
Grade Two’s topic of inquiry was "role models".Through media search, interviews with family and friends, and reading and analyzing, students explored the materials of role models in various industries. They also produced Time magazine to show the role models they chose and set themselves as a role model for others as a long-term goal.
Grade Three's exploration topic is "water".By understanding the source and distribution of water, the students realized the importance of water to human beings, and then made water-saving signs and made presentations to help more people enhance their awareness of water conservation.
Grade Four's topic of inquiry is about "Art".Through visiting and learning about Power Station of Art and MOCA Shanghai, children can experience, practice and explore different art forms.Different art forms and their changes make children feel the charm of art and how to express art.
The theme of the fifth grade is "The changes in people's life at various stages".By introducing the riddle of sphinx, students can make flowcharts, graphs, posters, stereoscopic models and other forms to show the changes of people's bodies. Students not only understand the physical, social, emotional and intellectual changes that accompany their life, but also learn how to improve their autognosis and guide students to go through puberty smoothly.
We encourage every student to actively participate in their own learning and take responsibility for their own learning and development.This UOI exploration exhibition is to provide different personalized evaluation and display platform for each student's learning and growth, arouse students' agency and the drive for independent development, guide the students to have a broader vision, more real experience, more independent thinking, more confident quality and more advanced learning methods in terms of international vision, cultural tolerance, exploration and cooperation, quality training, imagination and creation, action and reflection, and service to the society.