Using Professional Collaboration to Establish an Inquiry-Based Makerspace at Robert J. Lee Which Links STEAM with Coding, for Students
Our project highlights the importance of professional collaboration and teaming to provide rich and varied opportunities for students to code within the curriculum expectations at the kindergarten, Grade 3 and Grade 4 levels.
Keyword(s):coding, collaboration, inquiry, makerspace, steam
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
Using Thinking Tools to Promote Deep Mathematical Understanding
Using thinking tools and meaningful rich tasks to support students’ conceptual understanding of big ideas, as well as improve student engagement and learning.
Keyword(s):co-learning, indigenous perspectives, integration, math thinking tools, technology
Coding with Math
This project will provide resources on how to introduce and embed coding into a numeracy block. There will also be insight on how to apply the gradual release model on integrating coding through lesson planning and student assessment.
Keyword(s):coding, gradual release, math, scratch, technology
Naturalization of Outdoor Play Space
Outdoor play to support learning in FDK.
Keyword(s):fdk, kindergarten, outdoor play