The Impact of the Outdoor Classroom Related to Early Numeracy Skills
Our group set about developing a better understanding of how to use the outdoors in the area of numeration, using assessment data and students’ interests.
Keyword(s):early years, inquiry, math, numeration, outdoor classroom
Through exploration of Rekenreks and Ten Frames, students will develop early numeracy fluency/skills using proportional thinking. The use of these two tools will allow students to develop a deeper understanding of number concepts and relationships.
Keyword(s):anchors of five and 10, numeracy, proportional thinking, rekenrek, ten frames
Primary Portfolios and Student Reflection on Learning
Our purpose was to use the Virtual Learning Environment/Brightspace Portfolio to make learning visible and to encourage student self-reflection. This tool was also used for parent communication (e.g. calendar, videos, photos, home activities, etc.).
Keyword(s):brightspace, portfolio, school-home communication, student reflection, vle
Guided Mathematics in the Primary Grades (K-3)
This project explores guided math as a framework for math instruction. A numeracy continuum of key ideas was created with next steps to support targeted guided math instruction. Tasks were created to support independent learners during guided math.
Keyword(s):continuum, guided, independent tasks, key ideas, next steps
Math Continuum Development
A two-year math learning continuum was built to support educators while planning and assessing, responding to students’ needs and the differentiation of instruction, all while keeping in mind the developmental readiness of students in kindergarten.
Keyword(s):continuum, kindergarten, math