Visiting Glasgow as a Tourist

This lesson/project idea will allow pupils to enhance their ability to read timetables, interpret information, work out travel costs and calculate distances and journey times.  They will compare methods of transport and present the options available to tourists in the city of Glasgow with creative and user friendly materials.

Broad Outcomes of learning

  • Subject knowledge gained and enhanced
  • Improved numeracy and communication skills - functional
  • Able to relate classroom learning to new and relevant situations
  • Enterprising skills and attitudes developed (CfE) through working on problems in a team and evaluating individual and team work as they progress
  • Gained a breadth of employability skills and attitudes
  • Confidence through ability to apply learning to a real context
  • Pupils more responsible for their own learning - decision making and creating own products

Relevance to curriculum

  • Relevant to key elements of Curriculum for Excellence in relation to numeracy

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