FOUR BEATS TO FREEDOM – Education
Ideas for teachers who would
like to follow the expedition:
– literacy, numeracy skills can come out of following the ride.
– consider the nature of challenges we encounter in our daily lives
of nature of disabilities, what challenges these present, how we learn
to handle them.
- Identify New Zealand on
world map, Worksheet using New Zealand Map.
Large scale OS map of one part of High Country ride – evidence
and equipment – list items you think I need to have with me, compare
with actual equipment list. Identify which are essential, which are relative luxuries.
and measuring –when loading a pack horse it is essential to have equal
weight on both sides – this needs to be accurately measured with a
spring balance each morning.
Pack horse’s dilemma’. The
Pack Pony’s problem’;
Maths sheets involving packing the pack horse – how can you make the
equipment add up to two equal packages.
Hospital sheet – cycle of poverty, effect of improving the welfare of
the draught animal: worksheet
– Mohammed and his horse
of issues raised by the Brooke Hospital – what happens when people are
very poor? –. Visit the
Brooke children’s page for more ideas.
their own sponsored activity
and role-play activities to enable children or riders to collect
hour activities KS2
- see text file, Tschiffley, or making use of diary
entries from web site.
ideas – materials can be accessed via the website to approach
activity using Maori art ideas as a
Captain Cook and the ‘discovery’ of NZ
The Waitangi agreement