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.
STREAM: Adding Rigour to STEAM
Adding rigor to STEAM to make STREAM. STEAM has become increasingly popular over the past few years with a lot of emphasis on creating design tasks that are current, innovative and relevant. Our investigation seeks to add rigour to maximize learning.
Keyword(s):inquiry, integrated learning, maker space, steam, stem
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
Examining Literacy Through a Health and Wellness Lens
We wanted to enrich reading/writing to teach health, wellness & well-being – and an inclusive support model for special education students. Results shown as Achievement, Equity & Well-Being to address the needs of the whole child – not just literacy.
Keyword(s):special education, well being, wellness