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Mathematics K-12  
Classroom Practices
Visit the Classroom Dynamics Resources under Classroom Practices to give you ideas for your classroom.  The Checklists – Samples and Illustrations now include examples for both elementary and secondary.
Click on < Classroom Practices > in the left menu on the Mathematics K-12 home page.
 

Financial Literacy Education  
eMe App

The eMe app and accompanying teacher guide are now available through EduGAINS to support students in Grades 7 and 8 learn and apply financial literacy skills in a digital world.

The app is aligned with the curriculum and allows to students to explore financial literacy topics, such as consumer protection, online safety, and privacy and social media, through an interactive game.

 

Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting  
Promoting Equity and Well-being Through the Assessment Process

Multi-Part Virtual Learning Series for Classroom Educators and System Leaders

Join us online to learn with your like-role colleagues across the province in a 3-part series of interactive and engaging sessions about how to use the assessment process effectively to get to know and understand students, so that together, we can improve learning while promoting and sustaining equity and well-being for all learners in Ontario!

Click < here > for additional information and registration.
 

Mathematics K-12  
TIPS4Math is now available to support you with planning your mathematics program.
The Grades 1 to 3, 4 to 6, and 7 & 8 overviews outline a possible scope and sequence aligned from grades 1 to 8 to support differentiated instruction and combined grades.  The overviews consist of lesson bundles identifying specific and overall expectations as well as possible timing based on 60 minutes per day.  There is flexibility in timing to support additional days for assessment, reinforcement, practice and evaluation. Each lesson bundle overview outlines a possible lesson sequence with its learning focus and hyperlinks to key mathematics resources such as mathies learning tools and games, guides to effective instruction, blended learning activities for grades 4 to 8, and TIPS4RM.

TIPS4Math Grade 9 Applied overview units are organized the same way as TIPS4RM.   The lesson overviews for each of the units identify learning foci and include links to the blended learning activities and other key mathematics resources.  The teacher notes for the blended learning activities include information to implement the activity including prior knowledge, next steps, common misconceptions, suggestions for activity including solutions and additional information to support/enhance and extend learning.

TIPS4Math Grade 10 Applied overview units are organized the same way as TIPS4RM.   The lesson overviews for each of the units identify learning foci and include links to key mathematics resources.
Click on < TIPS4Math > in the left menu on the Mathematics K-12 home page.
 

Mathematics K-12  
New Professional Learning Module Resources Available
Do you support mathematics professional learning?  Now available are Mathematics Professional Learning Modules on Algebraic Reasoning, Proportional Reasoning, Fractions and Classroom Dynamics. Modules include a presentation guide, PowerPoint with speaker notes and supporting materials such as videos and handouts.
 

TELO  
Technology Enabled Learning Ontario
TELT Experiences is a professional learning resource that answers the question “what does technology enabled learning look like?”  Teachers and students, K- 12,  from across the province share their learning perspective, overview and reflections about technology-enabled learning.  Each experience is dependent on student learning needs, technology available, and where both the students and teachers are in their journey with technology for learning.  Explore the resource to gather ideas, plan student learning, or extend your technology, and/or digital citizenship knowledge and skills.

Click on < TELT Experiences > in the left menu on the TELO home page.

 

Financial Literacy Education  
New Parent Resources

A new Parent’s Guide to Financial Literacy in Ontario Schools, Grades 4 to 12, is posted on the School Leader page under Parent Resources.

This guide includes a breakdown of the concepts and key topics covered in different grade levels to show how financial literacy is integrated in the curriculum to support their child`s learning. The guide also provides practical examples parents can use to engage their child in learning financial literacy skills, and references the ministry of education`s website and other resources available.
 

Literacy K-12  

SCOPE Research Synopsis

Check out our newest set of literacy resources. SCOPE Research Synopses are intended to support professional learning about issues related to literacy learning. Each research synopsis is part of a series based on various topics. The first series focuses on the power of collective efficacy in supporting student learning.

 

Mathematics K-12  
New from mathies.ca

Catch a Bouncing Ball Operations game, Colour Tiles and the Set Tool are available as desktop and from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Rekenrek, Relational Rods+ and Notepad are now available in French. Annotation Tools has been updated to include the ability to copy annotation objects.
 

Literacy K-12  
Adolescent Literacy: Book Project

Book Project 2.0 and Book Project 2.1:Re-imaging the Novel Study
shows how inquiry, annotation and choice were key aspects as part of guiding students to think deeply about ideas related to their novel study. The resource includes a series of videos and a facilitator's guide.

Click on < Professional Learning Content / Book Project 2.0 & 2.1 > in the left menu
under the Professional Learning Facilitator tab of the Literacy K-12 site.
 

21st Century Learning  
New Parent Resources

New parent resources from MediaSmarts.ca, posted to the 21st Century Learning Making Connections page:

Getting The Most Out of Video Games
This guide provides information on video game ratings, ways to pick good games for your kids, tools for avoiding unexpected charges, and tips for managing game playing in the home.

The Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents
Designed to prepare parents and guardians for the conversations they should have with their children when they first start using digital devices.

· Project Shift: Creating a Safer World for Young Women
A Guide for Trusted Adults: Practical Tips and Tools for Supporting Girls and Young Women Navigating Life Online.


 

21st Century Learning  

Technology and Learning Fund (TLF)

A Guide to Implementation: Updated 2017

In an effort to bring innovation to learning, the government introduced the Technology and Learning Fund (TLF) in 2014 as a three-year, multi-faceted investment designed to support transformation in teaching and learning in Ontario.

 


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