Vertical Pop Bottle Gardens
Use recycled materials to build vertical window garden. Ignite students’ inquiry and critical thinking skills with this design challenge. Engage them in hands-on learning. Broaden understanding of sustainable water and resource management.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, garden, inquiry, science, vertical
Using Co-operative Learning and Vertical Non-Permanent Surfaces to Enhance 21st Century Learning in Junior Classrooms
Using both Peter Liljedahl’s thinking classroom framework and the Johnson’s co-operative learning structure, we hoped to merge both to create a positive, inclusive learning environment where ALL learners gained relevant new skills.
STREAM: Adding Rigour to STEAM
Adding rigor to STEAM to make STREAM. STEAM has become increasingly popular over the past few years with a lot of emphasis on creating design tasks that are current, innovative and relevant. Our investigation seeks to add rigour to maximize learning.
Keyword(s):inquiry, integrated learning, maker space, steam, stem
Using Thinking Tools to Promote Deep Mathematical Understanding
Using thinking tools and meaningful rich tasks to support students’ conceptual understanding of big ideas, as well as improve student engagement and learning.
Keyword(s):co-learning, indigenous perspectives, integration, math thinking tools, technology
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.