Arts-Based Approaches to Mathematics Instruction in the Junior Classroom
Exploring the arts as a vehicle for mathematics learning and addressing issues of social justice and equity in the junior mathematics class.
Keyword(s):arts, junior, mathematics, social justice
Authentic Partners for Authentic Learning: Using Technology to Connect with Experts Outside the Classroom
Learn to leverage technology and the experiences of experts to help students learn and share in authentic contexts and with authentic audiences. Students gain independence and confidence by sharing their own voice and expertise with others.
Keyword(s):authentic tasks, cross curricular, outside experts, student choice and voice, technology
Toward a Blended Learning Environment in SNC 2D1
This project explored the effectiveness of integrating the use of devices and digital tools into SNC 2D1, in order to shift learning away from the tradition teacher-centred model to a blended learning environment that is more student-centred.
Keyword(s):blended learning, digital tools, snc 2d1
Grade 1 Big Ideas Math
The Big Ideas in Math!
What are the big ideas in the Grade 1 math curriculum? What kinds of tasks, and what types of questions should I ask to reach all students learning needs? What do I highlight in the reflect and connect learning opportunities?
Keyword(s):big ideas, cross-strand, grade 1, math, tasks
This project evaluated the balance of our math program by looking at the frequency of our instruction as modelled, shared, guided or independent. We explored ways to achieve this balance and self-reflected on what balance meant for each of us.
Keyword(s):balance, guided, independent, model, shared