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 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
Kindergarten Inquiry in the Outdoor Classroom
We promoted inquiry learning in kindergarten by using natural materials to create provocations in the outdoor classroom. We examined ways to help children communicate their thinking and extend their explorations.
Keyword(s):inquiry, loose parts, natural materials, outdoor learning, provocations
Team Teaching Mathematics in the Intermediate Division
Explored the impact of team teaching and collaboration between teachers and between students with our 3 intermediate classes. We collaborated to deliver a rich learning environment, improve instructional strategies, and make math accessible for all.
Keyword(s):assessment, collaboration, instruction, strategies, team teaching
Naturalization of Outdoor Play Space
Outdoor play to support learning in FDK.
Keyword(s):fdk, kindergarten, outdoor play