This is an information gathering activity which also allows pupils to explore the issue in more depth or to break it down into smaller sub-themes or tasks. It gives pupils the opportunity to unpack complicated topics. It allows an exploration of all kinds of possibilities which may lead to action planning and target-setting. See Ideas Avalanche and Post-Its Collection for further information gathering activities. A large, wide sheet of paper and a marker are needed.. A question is posed to pupils using ‘How’ or ‘Why’. Teachers use the same question word to develop ideas and explore further ideas. Teachers continue to use questions with the same question word until the idea/suggestion has been explored fully
How can we get young people involved in the community? How can we promote issues? How can we raise awareness?
A question is posed to pupils using ‘How’ or ‘Why’, the same question word is used to explore the idea. It stops when the idea has been explored fully.