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Explicit Teaching in Problem-based Mathematics

Explicit Teaching in Problem-based Mathematics offers a re-imagining of what it means to engage in “direct” instruction. Rather than a separate pedagogical approach, explicit instruction is an integral part of problem-based learning and instruction. Animation and video are used to feature educator moves that support students to “notice things they would not otherwise see.” Think uncovering. Think making visible.

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Math in Action

Math in Action takes in-depth look at the teaching and learning at a Toronto school, where educators work to engage students in mathematics through real-world situations and explorations. Learn how staff identify and address the needs of their students by creating partnerships between school, home and the community.

Math in Action

Resource Pages: Supporting the Curiosity of K-3 Educators

These pages support K-3 educators and leaders in furthering their learning about 4 specific topics: Play-and-Inquiry-based Learning, Pedagogical Documentation, Knowing your Learner in the Reading-Writing Environment and Talk in the Classroom.

Play-and-Inquiry-based Learning
Pedagogical Documentation
Knowing your Learner in the Reading-Writing Environment
Talk in the Classroom

Four Resources Model

This model provides ways of examining the content of teaching and assessment to ensure all…

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Code User
Meaning Maker
Text User
Text Analyzer
Rich Tasks
Talk
Metacognition
Home and School Connnections
Introduction

Precision Teaching in the Primary Classroom

In this Grade 3 classroom, the learning environment is structured to allow students to self-assess,…

Introduction
Word Sort
Inference Game
Writing
Learning Centres
Guided Reading
Students Self-Assessment
Classroom Tour

Developing Inquiring Minds

See students and teachers actively engaged in learning about learning and determined to be key players in…

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Literature Circles

Originally introduced on the book club model, literature circles are changing as our understanding of “text”…

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Kindergarten Matters: Planned, Purposeful, and Playful Talk

Life as a Kindergarten teacher can sometimes be lonely and isolating! But a new style of Kindergarten network focused on improving student achievement through collaborative inquiry is bringing Kindergarten teachers together from one family of schools for both personal support and professional learning.

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Effective Instruction in Reading Comprehension

The government of Ontario has made improvement in publicly-funded education the centrepiece of its mandate. This commitment begins with improved student learning and achievement in literacy and numeracy.

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Successful Practices in the Education of Black Students

To make the most of this webcast, please download and print the viewing guide found to your right.
The Context for the Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat’s LNS focus on Equity of Outcomes.
The government of Ontario has made improvement in making publicly funded education the centerpiece of its mandate. This commitment begins with improved student learning and achievement in literacy and numeracy.

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Asa Hilliard - High Expectations
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