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
Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities in Mathematics
Deepen our understanding of the profile of students with learning disabilities through a mathematics lens.
Keyword(s):cognitive processes, collaborative inquiry, learning disability, mathematics
The Mindful Math Project
The Mindful Math Project is an initiative to be led by the math teachers of the Alternative Attendance Programs.
Keyword(s):at-risk, diagnostics, grade 9 applied math, grade 9 locally developed math, grade 9 math
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
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