THOUGHTBOX PRIMARY CURRICULUM
TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE THINK & THRIVE
Holding a curious mind-set is a great starting point when you're teaching with ThoughtBox. Having an open mind allows you and your pupils to venture into the unknown together and embrace difference and diversity. After all, curiosity and connection are great ways to lead young people into the future.
AVAILABLE FROM JANUARY 2019
Developing an understanding of our cultural identities and our special skills and unique attributes, exploring diversity and celebrating difference.
ThoughtBox Primary Curriculum is a ready-to-teach SMSC and PSHE curriculum to support young people in developing key life skills for emotional intelligence. Each topic is available for KS1, KS2 | Years 3&4 and KS2 | Years 5&6. All PowerPoint lesson plans are available online for members to access and download via a members-only area on the ThoughtBox website.
How do this sort of learning help young people?
We believe that empathy is an innate characteristic which, just like a muscle, is something that can be strengthened over time through practice and effort. Our ThoughtBox lessons help young people to practise empathy and develop critical thinking skills, gaining the tools and mindsets needed to generate new ideas and take giant leaps forward in life.
Through hands on, interactive learning experiences designed and developed by teachers, pupils find inspiration, grow curiosity and learn to feel connected to the changing world around them.
How does it work?
Each topic contains 4 x lesson plans that follow this format:
LESSON 1: IMMERSE
Engage with the topic and delve straight into ideas and learning.
LESSON 2: UNDERSTAND
Understand how we got to this point and what is happening/why there is an issue.
LESSON 3: PERSPECTIVES
Look at alternative perspectives and explore the challenges and opportunities.
LESSON 4: EMPOWER
Inspire positive action and empowered responses moving forward.