Documentation of Math – Specifically Spatial Relations
Understanding Spatial Reasoning in kindergarten.
Keyword(s):four frames, kindergarten, pedagogical, spatial reasoning
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
Building Math Skill and Confidence Through Collaborative Mentorship
To engage our grades 3 and 6 students, we implemented a Centres-based “Learning Buddies” model where students moved through a variety of tasks and activities. Grade 6 students assumed the role of peer mentor for the Grade 3 students.
Keyword(s):buddies, collaboration, math stations, mentorship, scaffolding
Self-Talk Strategies to Increase Student Efficacy
The project seeks to develop learning opportunities to support students to make connections between math learning and self-talk. We developed a learning culture that fostered a growth mindset and supported students to overcome challenges.
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