The E1 and E2 classes of the ELC presented the culmination and celebration of the
process of their learning and work on the PYP Transdisciplinary theme of ‘How We Express Ourselves’ in the form of an Assembly on Friday April 13 th. The E1 unit, titled ‘We use our Hundred Languages to express ourselves’, inquired into the different ‘languages’, symbols and codes of expression of communication. The E2 unit on ‘Tell me a story’ inquired into how we share stories, the emotional responses to stories, how stories can be created and expressed. Whilst the ‘product’ is always enjoyable to view, the process of reaching the point of presenting to an audience is not
At the ELC we place emphasis on the process over product with the focus on the path of learning, self-learning, where the group of children and each child together with the adults listen to themselves and to each other, modifying and enriching their theories and conceptual maps, interacting among many minds and many different communicative strategies. Our documentation through video, transcripts and images makes visible this process, where we share how this learning is forever engaging and enchanting.
Please visit the ELC blog post Listening and working towards the assembly to view E2′s movie of the ‘Rainbow Castle’, which was mostly constructed from footage taken during the dress rehearsal.