Inquiry Learning Approaches2019-09-06T13:02:54+00:00

Inquiry Learning Approaches

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To read more about Child Structured Dramatic Play, Drama for Learning/Process Drama and Mantle of Expect, please click on the headings below.

Imaginative play is where students imagine they are other people or things.  Where children organize and make sense of their social worlds as they actively engage with people, objects and representations.

Drama conventions such as teacher in role are used to enhance teaching and learning within a particular lesson or unit. Students explore a pretext such as book, representation or historical event. Participants move in and out of role using drama conventions and strategies to explore tensions and play out solutions.

Involves sustained programs often lasting a term or longer. Where learners are framed as experienced experts undertaking a commission for an imagined client. The commission forms the basis for a collective inquiry leading to authentic tasks across the curriculum. Drama conventions are used to explore tensions and play out solutions.