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
Coding with Math
This project will provide resources on how to introduce and embed coding into a numeracy block. There will also be insight on how to apply the gradual release model on integrating coding through lesson planning and student assessment.
Keyword(s):coding, gradual release, math, scratch, technology
Student Success Through the Development of Self-Awareness and Self-Regulation Skills
“The Well-Being Project” provides students with a strong foundation for emotional health that focuses on the identification of emotions in oneself and others, and identifies and implements useful strategies for self-regulation and resiliency.
Keyword(s):emotional health, resiliency, self-regulation, stuart shanker, zones of regulation
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
Student Wellness – A Grade 3-5 Approach
This project focused on giving teachers strategies to help create calmer classrooms where students are more in control of their emotions and therefore more ready to learn. By focusing on student well-being, we will see changes in teacher well-being.
Keyword(s):mindfulness, primary/junior, student well being, teacher well-being, wellness