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  • Getting to grips with history
    15:45-18:00
    2018.02.01

    42 Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT

    42 Middlegate, Penrith CA11 7PT

    This workshop is most suitable for Foundation stage and Key stage 1 children. Using handling objects and being inspired by the collection at Penrith and Eden Museum we will consider activities that support young children’s developing historical understanding. Helping them make sense of the world around them, develop simple chronology skills and begin to understand how things change over time.
    Bring planning for a history session that works really well and one that you’d like to improve.

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  • Memorable Maths in a Museum
    15:45-18:00
    2018.02.19

    Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3JT

    Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3JT

    This session at Blackwell supports teachers in planning maths activities in a cultural venue. Making maths more cross-curricular and meaningful. We will consider activities to support number, geometry, measurement, problem solving and mathematical thinking using a very special building and the collection housed within.

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  • Developing Deep Thinkers in Museums
    15:45-18:00
    2018.02.21

    Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP, UK

    Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP, UK

    Taking children into an art gallery or museum often gives you a real understanding of their sometimes hidden knowledge and talents. We aim to show you how to support deeper thinking in your children by focusing on developing the skills of critical thinking and creativity using art and historical objects. Tullie House are hosting a Confucius exhibition and have a Confucius classroom on site, we will take the opportunity to learn in the exhibition.

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