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 Success Through the Development of Self-Awareness and Self-Regulation Skills
“The Well-Being Project” provides students with a strong foundation for emotional health that focuses on the identification of emotions in oneself and others, and identifies and implements useful strategies for self-regulation and resiliency.
Keyword(s):emotional health, resiliency, self-regulation, stuart shanker, zones of regulation
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
Naturalization of Outdoor Play Space
Outdoor play to support learning in FDK.
Keyword(s):fdk, kindergarten, outdoor play
Authentic Communication in French Immersion Kindergarten Through Math Games
Focus on mathematical understanding should not exclude French Immersion students simply due to lack of expressive vocabulary. Students can learn, and do strive, in authentic communication situations, such as playing math games in the early years.