Knowledge Building – Inquiry Based Learning

In Knowledge Building/Creation classrooms, students work to identify problems of understanding, create theories, carry out research and investigations in order to refine their theories over time, revise their problems and strategies, and share and monitor the progress of the community towards its goals of advancing knowledge.

Knowledge Building Trailer
The Benefits of Knowledge Building
12 Principles of Knowledge Building
Q&A with Richard Messina
Q&A with Glenn Wagner
Q&A with Bev Caswell
Glenn Wagner, a Secondary School Case Study
Bev Caswell, A Junior Level Case study
Carol Stephenson, An Early Years Case Study
The Courage to Build

Knowledge Building – Knowledge Builders

Educators and students become co-learners and producers of knowledge as they engage in authentic inquiry…

Academic Researchers

Coming Together to Learn Together: Lisa Lunney Borden

Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden shares her work in supporting mathematics with the Mi’kmaw community in…

Lisa Lunney Borden - Video Clips

The Listening Stone: Susan Dion

Dr. Susan Dion shares key findings from her evaluation of First Nation, Métis and Inuit-focused Collaborative Inquiry teams. Her report is based on interviews with teachers, FNMI community partners, and school and system leaders within 15 school districts across Ontario. Susan shares the challenges, successes and next steps in guiding educators to increase FNMI student achievement and well-being, learning with and from FNMI community partnerships and increasing educator and student knowledge, understanding and awareness of FNMI histories, cultures and perspectives.

Susan Dion - Video Clips

Loving the Math, Living the Math

Explores the math program which contributes to the development of confident mathematicians in Matthew Oldridge’s…

Part 2 - Loving the Math, Living the Math

Part 3 - Loving the Math, Living the Math

Bruce Rodrigues: EQAO, Assessment, and Mathematics

Bruce Rodrigues, CEO of EQAO, presents primary, junior and grade 9 mathematics assessment data in the context of current provincial conversations, positioning EQAO as only one piece in the assessment picture of Ontario.

Video Clips

N’gwii Kendaasmin – We’ll Learn and Teach Together: First Nation Metis Inuit

In this video series, experts in Aboriginal education share insights on how to improve achievement for all students. The importance of educating all students about indigenous history and current issues is emphasized.

Lisa Lunney Borden
Florence Glanfield
Wab Kinew
Deborah McGregor
Elder Betty McKenna and Ed Doolittle

Steve Munby: Leading in a Complex World

In this series, Steve Munby shares effective approaches to leadership in educational settings and inspires educators to think of leadership as a tool for transformation.

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