Naturalization of Outdoor Play Space
Outdoor play to support learning in FDK.
Keyword(s):fdk, kindergarten, outdoor play
Developing Global Competencies in Mathematics Using Loose Parts
Using loose parts to teach mathematics to kindergarten students through inquiry to promote creativity, critical thinking and global competencies.
Keyword(s):critical thinking, global competencies, inquiry, loose parts
Thinking in the Math Curriculum
The project identified thinking in the math curriculum. It Increased teacher efficacy by deepening their understanding of the cognitive demand on student thinking when solving a math problem (process of thinking).
Keyword(s):math processes, mathematical thinking, thinking categories, thinking questions
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
Addressing Student Anxiety Through In-School and Local Programming
Building our professional knowledge about anxiety disorders at the school age child level to develop and implement a school-based program to reduce and/or manage student anxiety using the FRIENDS for Life model incorporating other wellness tools.