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
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
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
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