Posted May 30, 2017

Coding can be considered in many contexts: language, literacies, math, problem solving, algorithms and an opportunity for collaboration. WRDSB teachers Christine Ruza and Lee Fryer-Davis share their experiences on teaching coding. Video Presentation: Suggested Reflection: How might coding be used in your classroom to address an identified focus for learning?

Categories: symposium fall 2016 Tags: coding · collaboration · engagement · language · literacies · math · mathematics · problem solving

Posted April 1, 2017

This video from the Waterloo Region District School Board fall 2016 Digital Learning Symposium examines strategies to deepen math learning. Two math learning support teachers share their experiences with “making it stick” approaches and spiral learning strategies to improve student learning. Some of the strategies discussed in the video include interleaved approach, spaced practice, varied […]

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Categories: symposium fall 2016 Tags: math · mathematics

Posted January 24, 2017

In this session, recorded at the WRDSB Digital Learning Symposium, elementary school teachers Megan Lowe (grade 3) and Katherine Sestan Jones (grade 1) share their experiences with coding sphero balls to deepen understanding in mathematics. The coding approach covered in this session uses the Tickle program via iPads. Megan and Katherine examine the roles of […]

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Categories: symposium fall 2016 Tags: coding · digital learning · iPad · math · mathematics · sphero · symposium · tickle