Engaging Learners Through Technology in the Classroom
Our overall goal is to enhance student engagement by becoming teacher leaders within the school in the area of using technology to improve learning.
Keyword(s):engagement, ipad, technology
Illuminating our Learning
An exploration of the role of iPad minis to deepen and enhance learning. Students learn how to use apps on iPad minis for writing and communicating, as well as documenting their learning. Students tweet out reflections of learning to parents.
Keyword(s):communication, inquiry, ipads, tweeting, writing
Developing the Foundations of Numeracy in Kindergarten
This project examines the ways in which kindergarten students develop early numeracy concepts specifically in the area of composing and decomposing numbers to 10, through the use of intentional materials and explicit questioning from the ELK team.
Keyword(s):kindergarten, learning trajectories, numeracy, play based, problem solving
Collaborative Teacher Inquiry into 21st-Century Learning
We have begun to move towards a more digital/technologically based style of learning, teaching and communicating.
Keyword(s):desire2learn, glogster, ipad, nearpod, technology
iPad Integration in the Research and Inquiry Process
Using the inquiry process, we examined and tested many iPad apps. We facilitated trials during various inquiry tasks, then gathered student feedback. We generated recommendations based on the utility of apps examined for the inquiry process phases.
Keyword(s):apps, inquiry process, ipads, library, research