This course designed to present an array of intellectually stimulating scenarios designed to provoke student engagement through ethical debate and critical thinking.
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This course has a particular focus on UN SDG 4 – Quality Education.
Astra Nova’s conundrums present an array of intellectually stimulating scenarios designed to provoke student engagement through ethical debate and critical thinking. These scenarios challenge pupils to grapple with nuanced, real-world problems, encouraging a classroom culture where respectful disagreement and thoughtful reflection are the norm. They are not merely exercises in logic; they are a gateway for learners to delve into complex issues and develop the confidence to articulate their stances.
To complement these engaging conundrums, a wealth of resources is provided, crafted to broaden and deepen the educational journey. These resources span comprehensive lesson plans and activities that weave together subjects such as mathematics, science, literacy, and language, along with tools aimed at enhancing comprehension and vocabulary. Learners are also equipped to document their educational explorations and personal development within a digital resume, charting their intellectual and personal growth.
To ensure educators can effortlessly blend these components into their teaching, a thorough teaching programme is supplied alongside the videos and learning materials. This programme offers detailed guidance, contextual knowledge to enrich understanding, and methods to foster discussion, providing a structured approach that empowers teachers to confidently implement these pioneering lessons. Through this holistic educational experience, students are inspired to engage with the material in a manner that connects to their world outside the classroom. This entire educational offering is the collective brainchild of Ad Astra, The Network, and Upschool.co, symbolising a united dedication to advancing the frontier of education.