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Listening

Listening

The receiving, retaining and processing of ideas.
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Step 0

Learner Descriptor

Learners listen to others without interrupting

Teacher Explanation

Learners listen to others without interrupting

Resources

  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying Listening skills successfully by rewarding them with this colourful certificate. This resource can either be printed out or edited digitally.
  • Challenge Day: Step 0
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Step 0 in four of the eight essential skills as they consider: Who is the Sugar Snatcher? They apply Staying Positive and Aiming High to learn to be a police officer and explore some evidence and clues. Then, they apply Listening and Speaking to examine the crime scene before presenting to the class who they think committed the crime.
  • Challenge Day: Step 0
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Step 0 in four of the eight essential skills as they consider: What would it be like to live on the moon? They apply Listening and Speaking to research space and plan their new city. Then, they apply Problem Solving and Creativity to design moon creatures and rockets.
  • Challenge Day: Step 0
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Step 0 in four of the eight essential skills as they consider: How can we make it better for everyone? They apply Staying Positive and Aiming High to explore how everyone has different opinions, thoughts and ideas, and how they might use their opinions to make decisions. Then, they apply Listening and Speaking to decide on a set of policies to make their community better and persuade their peers to vote for their ideas, in an exciting election.
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    Challenge Day: Step 0
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Step 0 in four of the eight essential skills as they consider: What is a computer game? They apply Leadership and Teamwork to research computer games and design a character for their own game. Then, they apply Listening and Speaking to design the game world and present their computer game to the wider group.
  • Challenge Day: Step 0
    Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Step 0 in four of the eight essential skills as they consider: How can we celebrate places we visit? They apply Listening and Speaking to research their local area and decide on a type of gift they will create that celebrates this place. They apply Aiming High and Staying Positive to create their gifts and present their ideas to the wider group.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to use consistent language and recognise when they are applying essential skills successfully by using this Essential Skills mat and rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.