Using dolls (…)
Here is another example of an engaging practice that, from a professional experience, fosters students’ SCHOOL ENGAGEMENT. By school engagement we mean students’ observable participation in school activities, sense of belonging to classmates and teachers, and valuing success in school-related goals.
It is implemented by: Teachers
It is directed at students aged: <3, 3-5, 6-8
Target group: Whole school approach
Main subjects involved: Languages
ICT involvement: yes
Description of the practice: Using dolls in class lessons in order to promote a quiet and peaceful ambience at school by addressing and preventing intolerance, discrimination, violence and bullying at school.
Accessible to any student: yes
Meaningful participation for every student: yes
Why?: All the activities are adapted to be developed with every child in the class. Pupils work in class assembly, team and pair work, and individual reflection. We use images and videos, sounds and gestures to support the information
Support to the practice: yes. There is a team at school that coordinates the activities related with this practice