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
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
Examining Equity Through a Literacy Lens
We examined how teachers could enrich integrated literacy programs (reading/writing skills infused within big ideas from history/geography to teach equity topics). We deepened our professional learning around equity and best practices in literacy.
Keyword(s):equity, integrated units, literacy
Using 3D and VR Technology to Enhance Social Studies and Historical Inquiry
This project explored the use of augmented and virtual reality in grades 6-8 including the use of 3D images and 360° photographs, HP Reveal and CoSpaces Edu to create virtual spaces, and the creation of an augmented reality sandbox.
Keyword(s):augmented reality, geography, history, inquiry, virtual reality
Using STEM (Lego Robotics EV3) to Increase Student Engagement with Students with a Mild Intellectual Disability
By using Lego Robotics EV3 kits, this project aims to increase student engagement in a special education classroom through student inquiry and project-based learning.
Keyword(s):ev3, lego robotics, special education, student engagement, student inquiry