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Bright Ideas Gallery June 2013

June 11, 2013

Featuring innovation in SD43 classrooms. This month's additions include:

  • BYOT – the strategies, challenges and successes of running a Bring Your Own Technology classroom.
  • Boat Designs –  taking a class from foundational discussions and experiments about what floats to creating working designs that students can actually ride across a pool.
  • Smart Fashion Merchandising – thinking about the repercussions of how and why clothes are made.
  • Pay Rent on Your Desk – teaching economics using this intriguing simulation of an economic ecosystem.
  • Liquid Networks –  a unique format for collaboration, professional development, and deep learning conversations.  The Liquid Network is a structure to support starting, protecting, and spreading innovation.
  • Giving our youngest learners a Strong Start – a look at the comings and goings of the Strong Start centre at Nestor Elementary.
  • Layers of Learning in the “Living Classroom” –  taking something as basic as monitor jobs and turns them into meaningful, authentic learning by layering in rich complexity.
  • Kway Arcade - students created an arcade out of cardboard to foster creativity and entrepreneurship.
  • PWIM – using the Picture Word Induction Model (PWIM) to improve students’ literacy.  The use of large photographs and engage students in inclusive literacy instruction.

http://www.sd43.bc.ca/Resources/StaffResources/BIG/default.aspx

 

School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)

550 Poirier St, Coquitlam BC
V3J 6A7
604-939-9201 604-939-7828