Supporting Mastery Learning Through Access to Technology
Incorporating mastery-based learning through the use of technology (iPads) in the grades 9 and 10 applied math classrooms. D2L and Google Docs are used as the platforms for curriculum delivery.
Keyword(s):blended learning, d2l, ipad, mastery
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
This collaborative inquiry for Grade 8 teachers focused on increasing student achievement in geometry through cross-curricular learning opportunities and differentiated instruction via real-life application of STEM.
Keyword(s):cross curricular, differentiated instruction, geometry, grade 8, stem
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
Investigating Apps to Use on the iPad in the Math Classroom
Teachers became acquainted with several math apps available on the iOS platform and developed activities using iPads to enhance teaching and learning in grade 9 and 10 math classes. Teachers focused on the Nearpod, Desmos and Educreations apps.
Keyword(s):apps, desmos, educreations, ipad, nearpod