Using Technology to Support Visual Mathematical Metacognition (VMM)
An investigation into effective technological platforms to support mathematical metacognition in students from kindergarten to Grade 5. Opportunities to scaffold technological understanding we explored and documented.
Keyword(s):apps, ipads, mathematics, metacognition, technology
How to Effectively Use iPads in the Primary and Junior Classroom
Technology in the Junior Classroom
Exploring Scope and Sequence in the Junior Years
Scope and sequence in junior grades in the areas of Data Management (Graphing) and Number Sense (Multiplication, Fractions, Money). The scope and sequence of these concepts and skills together with teaching strategies were represented in charts.
Keyword(s):fractions, graphing, money, multiplication, scope and sequence in junior years
Exploring Assessment and Evaluation with Gap Closing
How a team of teachers in grades 3 and 6 used the diagnostic tool Leaps and Bounds to help identify student needs and close learning gaps.
Keyword(s):assessment for learning, diagnostics, leaps and bounds
Our One Screen
Elementary students used the “One Screen” on their iPad to make their thinking visible when questioning, problem-solving and creating their own math inquiry. They redefined and modified their learning (SAMR) to reflect and collaborate.
Keyword(s):differentiation, inquiry, ipad, one screen, visible thinking