Junior Scavenger Hunt: Exploring WRDSB Virtual Library

Created by the Itinerant LD Team Click here to open the Virtual Library.  Split your screen so that you have this document and the Virtual Library open at the same time. Add the Virtual Library to your Bookmarks bar. Open Capstone.  Find a book on sound.   What causes invisible waves in the air? Open Britannica […]

Blooms Math Question Stems

  Bloom’s Taxonomy Math Question Stems Creating a dialogue with the Math using Bloom’s higher level math questions! Bloom’s Taxonomy is a classification of learning objectives within education proposed in 1956 by a committee of educators chaired by Benjamin Bloom who also edited the first volume of the standard text, Taxonomy of educational objectives: the […]

Ingenius: An innovator’s mindset in school

I had the great privilege to attend an event at Nipissing University talking about innovation in Canadian schools, with guest speaker Tom Jenkins, Chairman of Open Text. Considering my career began at Open Text as a “Cyber Gopher” (true story), while I was at university, it seems like life has come full circle. Invented in […]

Enrichment Skills

Cognitive Domain: Critical Thinking – formulating questions, answers, alternatives, arguments, conclusions, broadening perspectives Creative Thinking – fluency, flexibility, elaboration, originality and uniqueness Problem Solving – identify problems, determine issues, generate solutions, develop criteria for evaluation, evaluate alternative solutions, communicate results Inquiry Skills Research planning and processing information, analyzing findings, presentation and evaluation of findings and […]

2016 Time Capsule Questions for Students

2016-time-capsule Name School Teacher Grade My Favourites Friends Food Games Book Movie TV Show Song/Artist Subject Colour Gift Outfit   When I grow up I want to be: __________________________________ Some of the interesting things that happened this year were:  

Questions/Knowledge/Inspiration

3 Quick & Easy Ways to build Creative & Critical Thinking Skills with your whole class Have students in your class create each of the following, put them in a jar/box and draw them out each morning Divergent thinking questions Did you know fun facts Inspirational Quotes Questions-Knowledge-Inspiration.pdf Divergent thinking questions These questions are open to […]

Blooms

Bloom’s In 1956, Benjamin Bloom headed a group of educational psychologists who developed a classification of levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. During the 1990’s a new group of cognitive psychologist, lead by Lorin Anderson (a former student of Bloom’s), updated the taxonomy reflecting relevance to 21st century work. The graphic is a representation […]

WRDSB Web Resource Learning Services Math Problem Database

http://ls.program.wrdsb.ca Username and password are your PAL. web based database containing problems submitted by teachers organized by grade, strand and topic incudes picture problems searchable Picture Problem Database Picture Problem Database Kindergarten Math Problems Kindergarten Math Database Grade 1 Math Problems Grade 1 Math Database Grade 2 Math Problems Grade 2 Math Database Grade 3 Math Problems […]

Book Talks

Students are reading a book of their own choosing and are completing two reading responses, minimum 1-page each, using at least 3 reading strategies. Next, they will be giving a book talk to the class on their novel. 7-12_Book_Talk_Requirements  

Broadcast News Presentations Today

Ask to see your child’s Broadcast News presentation in Google Drive!

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