Creating an electronic guide to support an educational visit to a cultural

• Provide an evaluative justification of cross curricular approaches to teaching
and learning
• Define creativity and its role in an educational context
• Discuss the role of educational visits in supporting cross-curricular approaches
to teaching and learning
• Approximately 750 words
• Include reference to pertinent literature
2. Introduction to the guide
• Intention of the guide – A brief introductory paragraph
• Outline Key Stage and subject areas (3-4 at least 1 core)
• Overview of chosen cultural venue, museum or gallery
3. Sections of the guide
• Overview for each section giving guidance on how teachers can use suggested learning
opportunities to support cross curricular teaching and learning
• Reference to relevant curriculum aims from different subject areas
• Identification of a range of learning opportunities including some preparation, onsite and
follow up activities
• Some original activity or questions
• Appropriate use of multimedia tools including digital images, film clips etc.
• Reference to existing resources such as lesson plans, worksheets, maps etc.
• Consider how your resource is tailored to meet the needs of an audience of teachers.
• Provide a wide range of learning opportunities to develop thinking and questioning skills
on multiple levels
4. Reference list
• Follow LSBU Harvard referencing conventions
• Reference visuals/media if its not creative commons for public reuse
• Reference National Curriculum appropriately.
Please refer to Session 6 Resources on Moodle (VLE) for further guidance on
how to create digital guides
• Decide on the key stage and subject areas that you are going to
focus on – research relevant curriculum guidance/ curriculum aims and
• Decide on a cultural venue, museum or gallery for your visit and
research education resources already available on website
• Venue Visit 1 – explore the venue, consider possible learning
opportunities and begin to gather information/resources as well as
own photos/film (if allowed)
• Session 6: creating Digital guides – begin to plan the structure of
your digital teacher’s guide and consider what further resources you
need to identify/create
• Venue Visit 2 – re-visit the venue to gather further
information/resources as well as own photos/film (if allowed)
Assessment Criteria
1. Use of standard English and academic referencing
2. Use of academic referencing conventions
(LSBU Harvard)
3. Ability to structure assignment coherently and
develop sustained reasoned argument.
4. Informed reading of, and reference to, pertinent
literature in the given field.
5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of cross
curricular approaches to teaching and learning
6. Use digital media tools effectively to present ideas
to an audience of teachers.
7. Identify opportunities for out of class learning in a
museum/cultural venue


Sample Solution