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
Making a Difference: Using Assessment for Learning and the Three-Part Lesson Plan to Improve Student Achievement in Math
Our project focused on the use of the three-part lesson plan, a problem-solving model, a constructivist framework and various assessment strategies to increase students’ conceptual understanding of volume, mass, displacement and capacity.
Keyword(s):capacity, displacement, grade 5, measurement, volume
Student Wellness – A Grade 3-5 Approach
This project focused on giving teachers strategies to help create calmer classrooms where students are more in control of their emotions and therefore more ready to learn. By focusing on student well-being, we will see changes in teacher well-being.
Keyword(s):mindfulness, primary/junior, student well being, teacher well-being, wellness
Student Wellness in Catholic Schools
“Student Wellness in Catholic Schools” addressed 5 areas of Wellness – Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Social and Intellectual. We created programs that assisted learners with managing their stress, peer stress, and home stress using Catholic G.E.
Keyword(s):catholic graduate expectations, catholic values, emotional, spiritual, wellness
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