The Critical Thinking Classroom Meets HyperDocs!
Using the Ontario social studies/history curriculum we created HyperDocs that aligned with the Thinking Classroom, and created environments for critical thinking and engaged students with rich tasks utilizing technology to share their thinking.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, hyperdocs, social studies, technology, thinking classroom
STEAM in Early Primary
Develop and implement Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) activities in the kindergarten and primary classrooms that will help differentiate instruction, integrate curriculum expectations and support inquiry-based learning.
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
Deepening Equity Through Literacy
As teachers, we collaborated and explored teaching literacy through a more equitable lens (including FNM, LGBTQ education and the “isms”).
Keyword(s):equity, intermediate, literacy
Exploring 21st Century Learning/Global Competencies Through an IB Lens
As a team, we explored the links between our board’s Global Competency framework, the Ministry’s 21st Century Competencies and Transferable Skills, and our school’s IB Global Contexts and IB Approaches to Learning.