iPads for Inclusion
Identification of the key needs of IEP learners vis-à-vis the new AMDSB inclusion model, with a focus on teacher and support staff best practices related to supporting these learners with iPad-based technology, rather than traditional SERT withdrawal
Keyword(s):inclusion, ipads, scribe/reader accommodation
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
Interactive, Inquiry-Based Applied Mathematics in 1:1 BYOD Environment
Using Technology to Create Inquiry-Based Lessons in Grade 9 Science
The focus of the project was to develop the Grade 9 Science Astronomy Unit. Using the Halton Cloud (Google Drive), teachers collaborated to put together an outline, and 15 specific lesson plans including all resources required to complete each one.
Keyword(s):astronomy, grade 9, science, space, technology
Integrated Learning in Grade 9 Science, Geography and Math
An inquiry approach was used to assess the sustainability of local communities and the environmental impact of traffic on air quality in these communities. Students then debated the merits the proposed escarpment highway in a town hall setting.
Keyword(s):air quality, debate, inquiry, integrated, sustainability