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
Authentic Student Assessment Through Digital Technologies
This project aimed to identify different forms of assessment, and how they can be redefined in a digital classroom. It also aimed to increase teacher efficacy by deepening their understanding of assessment, while building their capacity to do so.
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
Well-Being and Achievement Along the Play-Inquiry Continuum
If we place metacognition at the centre of our practice, supporting students as they process multi-sensory experiences through play and inquiry, we can remove worry from learning and increase awareness, well-being and achievement.
Keyword(s):assessment, inquiry, metacognition, play, self-regulation