As we wrapped up our final TLLP meeting, we were able to add more ideas into our slide deck that we began to create about Math ideas for improving communication and collaboration. We were also able to discuss beneficial Math specific resources that we might be able to order for our professional development. During this meeting, we were able to have a meaningful conversation based on Michael Fallan's How New Pedagogies Find Deep Learning (NPfDL). We completed our survey and we reflected on our…See More
"Today gave our group a great opportunity to revisit how effect the Blog could be as a communication tool for learning and making connections. We had a discussion about the difference between learning goals and success criteria. Through discussion,…"
"Thank you Kristy Illman for joining our group today to help us dive into specific content area around fractions. As teachers, we sometimes focus solely on our specific grade expectations, that we forget to look at where the students have come and…"
"Math Talk and we were given time to reflect on how that is going in our own classrooms. I've discovered that I still need to do more work in giving my students wait time. We were shown a video called "Backwards Bike" and it really got…"
"Math Talk!! We spent the day today learning about Math Talk and how it can have a positive effect on student achievement. It first starts with the student's responsibilities to speak up and to listen and expect to be listened to. This begins…"
"What is my new learning today?
There were many learnings thrown around in today's meeting. Some of this learning wasn't new but it was learning that I'd forgotten about. One of the key points discussed was about asking ourselves…"
In discussion with everyone around the table, I've come away with some new learning that I can't wait to apply in my classroom. Firstly, I think it's important when approaching new learning to be okay with 'not knowing everything.' I'm finding it's easier to be a learner with my colleagues, as well as, with my students. I love that I learned how to share an Explain Everything project easily with my students through the use of AirDrop. I also learned about "Quick Posts" for student blogging.…See More
By establishing new learning partnerships with our students focused on student inquiry, and the meaningful application of assessment for, as and of learning, our project aims to improve student learning in K-6 Numeracy, while at the same time leveraging the power of digital tools like the use of iPads and blogging to improve student outcomes in the areas of 6C's and P (creativity, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, citizenship, character, and problem solving).Throughout our…See More