What’s included in this module?
|Teacher resources||4 x lesson plans|
2 x presentations
2 x teacher’s notes
|Learner resources||2 x worksheets|
2 x supporting resources
2 x rubrics
|Projects – experiments||1 x public space project|
Module key questions
- What are some characteristics of a great public space?
- What is place making, and how can it enhance a community?
- Are the public spaces in my community great public spaces?
- How can I apply what I’ve learned to make recommendations for turning an existing public space into a great public space?
- What is the value and role of culture in public spaces?
- Who owns and cares for public spaces?
- How can we integrate aspects of our culture into public spaces on our campus?
- How can we effectively execute a plan to improve a public space on campus?
- How have improvements we’ve made to public spaces on campus impacted our school community?
|Grade | Ages||Grade 9-10 | 14-16 years|
|Term||3 (Grade 9)|
|Subject strand||Development issues|
|Sub-topics||Public spaces – Functions and design |
Population structure and movement
This Module includes:
- Aligned content: This content is aligned with: Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS) and the Independent Examinations Board (IEB). A key aspect of these modules is their flexibility and customisation across curricula, such as Cambridge and Steiner/Waldorf Education.
- A range of teaching strategies, skills and knowledge: The flow of the module has been structured using Project-Based Learning and Design Thinking frameworks. A variety of pedagogical approaches are present between and within each lesson. Learners are challenged theoretically and practically through project and problem-based inquiry of real-world issues.
- Sustainable development goals: Each lesson is aligned with an appropriate United Nations Sustainable Development Goal(s).