Inquiry-Based Learning in FDK
To increase our knowledge of inquiry-based teaching and co-created learning through book studies and to implement new strategies for indoor and outdoor provocations and documentation.
Keyword(s):inquiry-based teaching, kindergarten, play-based learning, stem activities
Authentic Student Assessment Through Digital Technologies
This project aimed to identify different forms of assessment, and how they can be redefined in a digital classroom. It also aimed to increase teacher efficacy by deepening their understanding of assessment, while building their capacity to do so.
Pedagogical Documentation in ELD Classrooms
Using pedagogical documentation, portfolios and collaboration to support language and literacy acquisition, inclusion, and reflection in the secondary ELD (English Literacy Development) classroom.
Keyword(s):eld, literacy, pedagogical documentation
Receptive Language and Assessment in Intermediate FSL (French as a Second Language)
This project is French as a Second Language with teachers from elementary and secondary schools who developed a common rubric for speaking assessment and a prototype of a digital self-assessment tool for speaking skills integrating technology.
Keyword(s):french as a second language, portfolio, rubric, self-assessment, speaking
Enhancing Outdoor Learning Opportunities in Kindergarten and Beyond
This project was designed to build upon our current instructional practices in the areas of outdoor education and inquiry-based learning, and to develop strategies to assist us in “provoking” and assessing student learning in a natural setting.
Keyword(s):exploration, inquiry, outdoor learning