Self-Talk Strategies to Increase Student Efficacy
The project seeks to develop learning opportunities to support students to make connections between math learning and self-talk. We developed a learning culture that fostered a growth mindset and supported students to overcome challenges.
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
Podcasting, Triangulation and Accommodation
We used podcasts as instructional and assessment tools in English, history, geography and photography classes. Students recorded via online platforms Anchor and Soundtrap to capture rich discussions of complex issues within each discipline.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, oral communication, podcast, technology, triangulation
Using Developmental Continuum to Address Student Learning Needs
Teachers developed a framework to use developmental continua to support student learning. The project increased teacher and student efficacy and was clearly evident in the deeper understanding of mathematics in children.
Keyword(s):context for learning mathematics, developmental continua, prime
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