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Generating Enthusiasm in the Math Classroom

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison
Generating Enthusiasm in the Math Classroom

Generating Enthusiasm in the Math Classroom “Mom, you will not believe what we did in math class today!” Now that’s the kind of response I always hope to inspire in students. Identifying a problem As an educator and a math coach, I was always looking for a way to motivate students. How could I help my students see the beauty of math in everyday contexts? I would teach a concept the best…

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The Facts on Education

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison
The Facts on Education

Research, Teaching How Can Teachers Maximize Engagement among Multilingual Students? Inclusive learning strategies and programs for your classroom by: Dr. Jim Cummins Leadership, Policy, Well-being What can school leaders do in the aftermath of student and staff suicide? School leaders have a responsibility to select evidence-based strategies by: Dr. Stan Kutcher Research,…

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What is the best way to Indigenize Teaching Practices?

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison
What is the best way to Indigenize Teaching Practices?

by: Constance Lavoie date: October 6, 2016 (237.09 kB / pdf)   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION RESOURCES  Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit Archibald, J-A. (2008). Indigenous Storywork: Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press. http://www.ubcpress.ca/books/pdf/chapters/2007/indigenousstorywork.pdf  Honouring…

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Teaching by the Medicine Wheel

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison
Teaching by the Medicine Wheel

An Anishinaabe framework for Indigenous education by: Nicole Bell date: June 9, 2014   A key question that needs to be addressed in the creation of an Indigenous, culturally relevant educational process is how to create a schooling environment that reflects Indigenous culture and instils traditional values while providing the students with the skills they need to “survive” in the modern world.…

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How can we embed Truth and Reconciliation in every school?

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison
How can we embed Truth and Reconciliation in every school?

Changing how generations of young people move forward together. by: Dr. Pamela Rose Toulouse date: November 13, 2018 Download the Fact Sheet. (324.82 kB / pdf) Pin it on your class bulletin board.   Eleven of the ninety-four Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) final report are specific to education. Call to Action 63, “Building student capacity…

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