Patterning & Algebra Practice Questions

Grade 4 Patterning & Algebra Practice on the computer:   4.5.1.2 demonstrate an understanding of equality between pairs of expressions, using addition, subtraction, and multiplication. The following activities have corresponding websites for practice below. Please start with #1. (you just have to place your cursor over the number and double click to open the link... Continue Reading →

Customized Search for Research

Mrs. McCallum's Elementary Learning Resources for Research Mrs. McCallum 🙂

Persuasive Writing

Writing is a process, that requires feedback. Feedback is more than how we assess a student. The conversations we have in our classrooms, and how we interact with learning goals, success criteria and other assessment criteria are important. We have already engaged extensively with modelled and shared writing, and the 6 traits of writing. We are... Continue Reading →

Links for Monday April 13

Hi Everyone! Here are some links you will use today! Please fill out this form first thing this morning, then get comfortable for our next chapter of the Creature Department! After our reading, you will fill out this Reading Reflection:     I hope we have Have the BEST day EVER!!!! Mrs.McCallum:)

Storify for Forest of Reading Collaborative Inquiry

//storify.com/ForestofReading/forest-of-reading-and-technology-for-npdl/embed[View the story "Forest of Reading & Technology for #NPDL" on Storify]

Storify of our Interactions with the Grade 9 Class for Regions of Canada!!

//storify.com/ForestofReading/regions-of-canada/embed?border=false[View the story "Regions of Canada and New Pedagogies for Deep Learning" on Storify]

Math Differentiation with Open Ended Questions

More sites to review – student-friendly, engaging, visual, inquiry-based

TDSB Professional Library

Based on recent reviews in the professional literature, here are 3 sites worth checking. What do they have in common? They are:  very visual;  include interactive and multimedia features; student friendly; multiple subjects. Remember to review all the sites before recommending them to students.

Wonderoplis provided by the (US) National Center for Families Learning, asks a new question every day and provides the answer with text, video. It encourages imagination, creativity and inquiry and the wonders are searchable by grade and subject.

iWONDER is sponsored by the BBC and is definitely totally British which may create content and perspective that is foreign to some students. Like Wonderopolis, iWONDER asks different questions and provides content to support the answer. Articles can be found to support different subject including arts, food, science, history etc. My personal comment is that the iWONDER page does not sit uniquely by itself, so it is too easy…

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