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
Vertical Pop Bottle Gardens
Use recycled materials to build vertical window garden. Ignite students’ inquiry and critical thinking skills with this design challenge. Engage them in hands-on learning. Broaden understanding of sustainable water and resource management.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, garden, inquiry, science, vertical
Grade 11 Environmental Science – Improving the Experiential Experience and Exploring the Development of an Action-Based/Authentic Final Evaluation
This project involved collaboration between multiple schools in the HDSB in order to develop more experiential and action-based activities (including an authentic final task) for students in the Grade 11 environmental science course.
Keyword(s):action-based, authentic, collaboration, environmental, experiential
Achieving Well-Being and Success Through Self-Regulation
This project helped students develop skills and methods for managing their emotions (stress and anxiety), behaviours, thoughts, attention and focus as a way of improving academic achievement and success, personal well-being, and self-regulation.
Keyword(s):meditation, mindfulness, self-regulation, success and achievement, well being
Grenoble FDK Environmental Inquiry Project
This FDK STEM project explores environmental inquiry by questioning the needs of living things to create an outdoor sustainable garden, observe the stages of the life cycle of butterflies and launch butterflies into an innovative butterfly garden.