Jennifer Warren has gathered feedback from the grade 12s about our Integrative Thinking Challenge with the grade 6s. I haven’t even had time to write about what happened on the 2nd day, but a few
One of my proudest achievements of recent years is breaking down the silos between secondary and elementary in the Dundas community. It began by chance. I happened to be teaching a student whose mother, Jennifer
Each day before students start in collaborative groups for the Integrative Thinking Challenge, I take some time to debrief the previous’ days experiences, review the Pro-Pro Model process and share examples of Integrative Thinking solutions.
Students are reaching the end of the first Integrative Thinking challenge. Today I circulated and asked a few groups to reflect on what they found valuable in
If I was to pick one word to describe how learning unfolds in my classroom, I would say ‘deliberate’. There is a deliberate process, built from the exploration of pedagogy, inquiry, knowledge building, design thinking,
After 2 weeks of focusing on EQAO skills and test writing strategies, we’ve returned to complex problem solving and are now getting to the heart of our learning this year: Integrative Thinking. I was considering
It is one month until my first full day workshop in Hamilton, Ontario, on Saturday May 23 Educators attempting to shift practice often wonder where to begin. I’ve structured the workshop as a peek into