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
Listening to Student Voices on Identity Safety
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
Diversity in Curriculum: Analyzing and Improving the Inclusion of Student Voices
The goal was to increase student voice and inclusivity as diversity increases in our school community. Through surveys and collaborative sharing, we examined and offered activities relating to the inclusion of diverse student voice.
Keyword(s):community, diversity, inclusion, student survey, student voice