Big Idea Guides
Me and My Friends
The Big Ideas
What are BIG IDEAs?
They are about concepts, big ideas, and big questions.
They should be engaging and support sustained & deep knowledge building.
They should provoke thinking and more questions
They are abstract enough to promote further inquiry, and concrete enough to ground a study in.
They are relevant to children’s interests, and support their curiosity of the world beyond school and home.
They can be framed as statements or questions.
They should be able to be applied to multiple content areas.