Podcasting, Triangulation and Accommodation
We used podcasts as instructional and assessment tools in English, history, geography and photography classes. Students recorded via online platforms Anchor and Soundtrap to capture rich discussions of complex issues within each discipline.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, oral communication, podcast, technology, triangulation
Capturing the Process of Healthy Active Living Education Learners Making Their Thinking Visible
To foster a culture of thinking in Healthy Active Living Education classes by implementing Visible Thinking approaches into our pedagogical practices using technology to collect evidence of understanding through observation, conversation and product.
Providing Purpose and Hope for Students to Enhance Well-Being
Engagement comes from understanding the purpose behind what you are doing, and being able to clearly articulate why it is personally meaningful for you. This is what we want for our students, and it comes when we provide them with purpose and hope.
Keyword(s):engagement, hope, instruction, purpose, well being
Exploring Equity Through Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy
We sought to understand and address issues related to equity in the classroom through sharing academic resources and lived experiences, offering professional development and hearing student voices in order to improve staff capacity.
Keyword(s):culturally relevant and responsive pedagogy, equity, interviews, racism, social justice
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