Big Ideas titles incorporate two levels – one for the lower-primary classes (senior infants to 2nd Class) and one for upper primary (3rd to 6th Class). Each level comprises a Teacher Guide with an option set of Learning Journals for pupils.
The project outlined in these books are designed to offer practical opportunities for children to foster the following skills:
Teamwork – working effectively with others while exercising dignity and respect
Communication – sharing ideas and listening to those of others
Creativity – using the imagination to invent and makes ideas a reality
Problem-solving – understanding a problem and exploring solutions
Critical thinking – analysing information, making predictions and forming plans
Adaptability – adjusting to new challenges and learning from experience