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
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
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