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
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