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
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