Teaching World Political Systems with SMARTIES?

2013-02-17 15.55.51My wife is also an educator and we are looking at ways to continue to “make thinking visible” in our classrooms … a challenge we enjoyed from last year (Article A and Article B)

We wondered how we could explore; Fascism, Communism and Democracy through the use of visual codes and we came up with the following idea … using SMARTIES. We modeled the work we wanted the children to produce to see how it might look. We were pretty sure the kids (Year 10s) would like the obvious “pay off” at the end! THEY DID. Here’s our “everyday language” version with visual representation! Let us know if you try something similar!

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REPRESENTING POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY THROUGH THE USE OF … SMARTIES!

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