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.
Fostering Mathematical Inquiry and Critical Thinking in Grade 9 Curriculum
Teachers from Markville set out to revise and enhance the Grade 9 course to incorporate sustaining inquiry and critical thinking with the aim of fostering
• Students’ ability to think
• Growth mindset
• Modern learning
• Student achievement
Keyword(s):critical thinking, grade 9 curriculum, growth mindset, sustaining inquiry
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
Teaching Functional Communication to Students with Autism to Gain Skills That Will Help Them Navigate Difficult Social Situations
We will be using iPads and an app called Proloquo2Go to help students build functional communication. The purpose of this project is to use functional communication to help student navigate through difficult social situations.
Keyword(s):autism, functional communication, ipads, proloquo2go, social skills
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