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
Modification and Redefinition of the Secondary School Classroom
In order to modify and redefine our classroom within the 1:1 iPad deployment, an array of additional materials and conceptual frameworks are necessary including Pasco probes, USB microphones, portable recording booths and a Microsoft Surface Pro.
Keyword(s):ipads, microphones, pasco, recording, surface pro
Promoting Problem-Solving and Skill Development in the Intermediate Classroom (Grades 7–9)
Skill development and problem-solving were investigated with respect to the topic of fractions in grades 7 through 9.
Keyword(s):fractions, problem solving, skill development
MHF4U: Spiralling in the Vertical Classroom
We designed an activity-based, student-centred course plan for MHF4U for our classrooms with vertical non-permanent surfaces. The lessons and activities do not follow a unit/chapter plan, they spiral through the curriculum.
Keyword(s):activity based learning, mhf4u, spiralling, student centred, vertical classroom
Mobile Devices in the Classroom
Embracing technology and using it in outdoor learning spaces, and using technology to share the learning and inquiries that happen when engaged in more time being spent exploring outdoors.
Keyword(s):kindergarten, mobile devices, outdoor classroom