Integrating Technology into Special Education
Junior and Intermediate special education students will research possible routes to a destination and complete a round trip on public transportation. iPads will be used to research, document and present the information.
Keyword(s):inquiry, ipad integration, public transportation
Spatial Reasoning Inquiry K-2
To develop understanding of spatial awareness in young children by further developing our own understanding between spatial reasoning and math learning in relation to the K-2 curriculum .
Keyword(s):collaborative, inquiry, math, spatial awareness, spatial reasoning
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
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
Thinking About Building on Students’ Prior Mathematical Knowledge
This project investigated how teaching practices can be enhanced through focusing on eliciting and building upon students’ mathematical thinking. The inquiry took place in three junior classes on probability, geometry and measurement.
Keyword(s):co-teaching, geometry, measurement, probability, student thinking