Reach for the Stars (Part 2)
Social readiness is a key factor in promoting well-being in children and directly impacts their health in all areas and success in school. As educators in early years, we desire to promote healthy relationships and social thinking with our students.
Keyword(s):early years, emotional development, mental health, social thinking
Loose Parts: The Gateway to 21st Century Skills and Competencies
The goal of our project was to make connections between the curriculum, 21st century competencies and loose parts theory by creating a resource to share with other educators.
Keyword(s):curriculum, kindergarten, loose parts
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
Brightspace Portfolio: Technology, Pedagogical Documentation and Student Voice!
This project explored the Brightspace Portfolio by D2L as a tool for educators and students to use for pedagogical documentation and to support collaboration amongst all educators, students and families.
Keyword(s):assessment, collaboration, pedagogical documentation, student voice
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