Grade 11 Environmental Science – Improving the Experiential Experience and Exploring the Development of an Action-Based/Authentic Final Evaluation
This project involved collaboration between multiple schools in the HDSB in order to develop more experiential and action-based activities (including an authentic final task) for students in the Grade 11 environmental science course.
Keyword(s):action-based, authentic, collaboration, environmental, experiential
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
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
Using HyperDocs as a Tool to Engage Mathematical Thinking in French Immersion
Cross-strand math lessons for French Immersion students using the HyperDocs lesson design and GAFE. Our Grade 5 and 6 math expectations are inquiry-based, allowing students to access the curriculum at different entry points.
Keyword(s):french immersion, gafe, hyperdocs, inquiry, mathematics