Continuing our Understanding of Assessment and Pedagogical Documentation Through Modern Learning
We explored assessment practices and tools through the Modern Learning lens by unpacking the Growing Success document to further understand assessment for, as and of learning. We used Google Forms to capture reading observations for students.
Keyword(s):assessment, google forms, reading
STREAM: Adding Rigour to STEAM
Adding rigor to STEAM to make STREAM. STEAM has become increasingly popular over the past few years with a lot of emphasis on creating design tasks that are current, innovative and relevant. Our investigation seeks to add rigour to maximize learning.
Keyword(s):inquiry, integrated learning, maker space, steam, stem
Documentation of Math – Specifically Spatial Relations
Understanding Spatial Reasoning in kindergarten.
Keyword(s):four frames, kindergarten, pedagogical, spatial reasoning
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.