Activities for Stage 4: Communicating, presenting and evaluating
This fourth stage is an opportunity for students to communicate, share and present their work with others. For obvious reasons, at this stage it is difficult to define what sorts of activities students will be doing. At this stage, then, we have just supplied a few ideas.
The outcome of students’ enquiry could include a highly polished piece of work as the culmination of an extended period of research, to be shared and then saved as a resource for others to use in the future, such as:
- a website
- video documentary
- radio programme
- write and rehearse a play
- stage a show or exhibition
- a model
- a design portfolio
- staged and recorded debate or argument.
It may be that students present and communicate their emerging findings on a much more regular basis, through:
- brief presentations
- short reports
At the stage of evaluation, students might:
- produce a self-report
- assess their peers’ progress.
Students might also be involved in sharing the results of their enquiry with external audiences, by doing any of the following:
- write to a local newspaper
- contribute to a consultation or debate on issues that matter to children
- setting up and collecting petitions.