Student Wellness – A Grade 3-5 Approach
This project focused on giving teachers strategies to help create calmer classrooms where students are more in control of their emotions and therefore more ready to learn. By focusing on student well-being, we will see changes in teacher well-being.
Keyword(s):mindfulness, primary/junior, student well being, teacher well-being, wellness
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
Providing Purpose and Hope for Students to Enhance Well-Being
Engagement comes from understanding the purpose behind what you are doing, and being able to clearly articulate why it is personally meaningful for you. This is what we want for our students, and it comes when we provide them with purpose and hope.
Keyword(s):engagement, hope, instruction, purpose, well being
Creating a STEAM Lab
Using inspiration from the Peel District School Board document, Empowering Modern Learners, to create a portable STEAM Lab at Meadowvale Village Public School.