What is my new learning today?There are many new resources that I would like to acquire but they are costly. Creating a wish list for purchase and a wish list to order through the OCT will be a lot new reading coming up and professional learning.There are so many great ideas and tweeks to pedagogy that I want to implement into my practice to make math more meaningful to students. I can sometimes feel overwhelmed or inadequate as an educator as we sit here and come up with all these things that…See More
"A summer break can certainly create a big to do list of all the new pedagogy you want to attempt for the new school year! Asking questions and time to collaborate with your teaching peers is always a fantastic way in order to get questions answered…"
"What is my new learning today?
Again, as I reflect back on my time in these collaborative groups, I really learn how much I do not know. These sessions can be overwhelming as we discuss, in very indepth ways, concepts that seems to general. Looking…"
"What is my new learning today?
My new learning always reflects back to how much I don't know. The more experiences and involved I get in my teaching career, the more I realize how much more I have to learn. I am ok with this, but most certainly…"
"I really enjoy teaching math. It makes sense to me as there is logic and clear pathways to learning. Spending time reflecting on my teaching practice and how I use math talk in my classroom has been worthwhile. It allows the time to reflect on what…"
"What is new learning?
Sharing ideas of how others are doing similar tasks and be able to talk out the challenges has been some of the most valuable experiences as we learn together.
Exploring the concepts of Michael Fullam
What are my wonderings…"
What is my new learning today?Each time we gather, we are certainly learning more. We even stopped to discuss the different stages we are all experiencing and noted how some can be repetitive for more experienced bloggers. However, I ALWAYS take something away from someone's contributions to deepen my understanding, find tips or tricks and think of something new to explore.Today:~ book creator app ideas~ setting up google drive for students to do a slideshow collaboratively~ math websites to…See More
This project will focus on the development of mathematical communication skills with students from grades three to six. We will investigate and develop an extensive collection of effective instructional and assessment strategies through co-teaching, colaborative planning and technology. We will be using i Pads and Blogging Tools “to provide opportunities for students to demonstrate their growth on expected learning goals and enable us to provide feedback to students” …See More
Research confirms that students taught the "inquiry" way achieve more than kids taught the "lecture" way. Please share how you're using inquiry-based learning in your schools and/or classrooms.See More
Participating as a 1st year participant to our TLLP has been an overwhelming, but rewarding experience. It has completely altered my teaching style to really focus on student's deeper thinking and improving student outcomes through communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and problem solving. The traditional ways of teaching are shrinking away to a more co-constructed learning environment where we all learn from each other. Students share strategies, become experts and model…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