Outcome Based Math

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How to Teach Outcome Based Math at Sun West

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The following info-graphic spells out the steps required to establish a solid outcome based math program at your school! The steps are given, but the resources you use are up to what is available at your individual school, as well as what fits your teaching style and your students' needs best. Many resources can also be find in the resource bank! Join the Outcome Based Math Group for more ideas and support in your journey!

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Authors: Kelli Boklaschuk, Melissa Lander, Nicole Francoeur

Collective Responsibility Articles from: Teachers Teaching Teachers, September 2010, Vol. 6, No. 1

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Everything is available to download and read on this site (the first two articles listed) Collective responsibility makes all teachers the best Download Now Explore how a deeper understanding and commitment to collective responsibility for student success can prepare a school to answer parents' concerns about teacher quality while enlisting parental advocates for collaborative professional learning. By Stephanie Hirsh Tools: Explore collective responsibility with others Download Now Engage a team of educators in a discussion about your school's commitment to collective responsibility and aspirations for the future.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Primary Source, Reading

Author: Stephanie Hirsch

Continuum of Learning Video (A Clear Explanation of PeBL)

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This amazing video will clearly explain the PeBL philosophy at Sun West School Division. The who, what, when, where, why and how of PeBL are addressed. Topics include the continuum of learning, transfer of responsibility, personalized learning, the three pillars of PeBL. This resource will clearly explain everything you need to know to get started embracing PeBL at home or in the classroom today!

Material Type: Primary Source, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Authors: Kelli Boklaschuk, Melissa Lander

Math - Assessment and Data – CSmith

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GSSD/CTTSD Assessment Rubrics by Outcome for Math Grade One to Nine Links to: askatchewan Common Math Assessments K – 9 and Saskatchewan Common Math Assessments FPC 10 Natalie Regier’s collection of formative and summative assessments has been used in GSSD’s Professional Development Plan Book One: 50 Preassessment Strategies Book Two: 60 Formative Assessment Strategies Book Three: Summative Assessment -50 Ways to Gather Evidence of Student Learning and much much more including diagnostic testing.

Material Type: Assessment, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Good Spirit School Division

Using Khan Academy as a Math Engagement Strategy

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High school teacher Peter McIntosh has his students use Khan Academy to practice math concepts. While the students work on computers, Peter circulates around the room and gives extra help to the students who need it. By using Khan Academy, students are motivated to practice math independently. This independent practice is possible because students are able to access hints and get extra help while working on their own. By using "coach mode" of Khan Academy, Peter is able to assess his students' learning through a variety of measures. Peter explains how using Khan Academy has increased student engagement and achievement.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Coding with The Hour of Code

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The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Check out the tutorials and activities. This grassroots campaign is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide. Students can code for just an hour, or complete full courses. The courses are in 45 different languages. There are even coding activities that can be down without computers called "unplugged".

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Game, Homework/Assignment, Simulation, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Melissa Lander

Learn to Code at Codeacademy

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Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 9 different programming languages including Python, Java, PHP, JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS), and Ruby, as well as markup languages HTML and CSS. The platform also provides courses for learning command line and Git. Many of the courses are FREE, but there is a pro option available as well for the more advanced courses. Over 45 million learners are using Codecademy! This is a great resource for students to learn independently from. You don't need to know it for them to learn it!

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Homework/Assignment, Simulation, Teaching/Learning Strategy, Unit of Study

Author: Melissa Lander

The Game Creators Education App Game Kit for Coding & Programming

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AppGameKit's Education Pack includes everything a teacher or lecturer needs to teach coding skills and is an easy to use tool that can be deployed quickly and easily in the classroom. AppGameKit works across a range of abilities so is suitable for primary and secondary schools, sixth form colleges, universities and summer camps. Teachers will need to register to get a free kit and get started.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Simulation

Author: The Game Creators Ltd

Teaching Coding & Video Game Design with Kodu

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Kodu lets students create games on Windows PCs via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills. No previous experience is required! You will find videos, lessons, and many other resources to get started. The software is free!

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Melissa Lander

Summer Slugger from Everfi

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This is not just for summer! If students are finding Everfi's Hockey Scholar too difficult - this is a great alternative option. Each summer, students lose critical math and literacy skills, which can widen the achievement gap among students. To prevent this “summer slide,” EVERFI has partnered with Major League Baseball to develop a continuous and engaging learning experience that prepares students of all backgrounds to enter the next school year on track. The 18-week program, targeted to 4th and 5th graders, unlocks activities at regular intervals and offers rewards for progress and consistency along the way. Students engage with content that reinforces critical math and language skills while enjoying the freedom and motivation of a baseball-themed, game-based learning experience. This Course Covers Units of Measure Place Value Arithmetic Geometry Spelling Phonemic Awareness Vocabulary Comprehension

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment

Author: Everfi

Future Goals - Hockey Scholar from Everfi

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The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) have partnered to launch the Future Goals program, a North-American initiative that provides K-12 students with STEM education. EVERFI’s Hockey Scholar course, with both a math and science edition, leverages highly interactive gameplay and the sport of hockey to reinforce key concepts like scientific thinking and data analysis, exposing students to foundational STEM concepts through real-life applications. This Course Covers Foundational STEM Concepts Scientific Thinking Data/Graphical Analysis

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi

Financial Literacy for High School from Everfi

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Financial literacy is an important aspect of everyday life. EVERFI’s Financial Literacy online resource engages users through video, animations and interactive activities to bring complex financial concepts to life, empowering students to better manage their personal finances. The program includes 9 modules on a variety of topics, including Savings, Banking, Credit Cards & Interest Rates, Credit Scores, Financing Higher Education, Renting vs. Owning, Taxes & Insurance, Consumer Protection, and Investing, giving students the tools they’ll need to successfully manage their financial future. This Course Covers EVERFI Financial Literacy Savings Credit Scores & Reports Funding Higher Education Renting vs Owning Insurance & Taxes Consumer Protection Investing Banking Basics

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi

Ignition - Digital Literacy and Responsibility from Everfi

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Ignition – Digital Literacy & Responsibility™ combines the power of cutting-edge instructional design, new media, and simulations to educate teens and empower them with the skill set to leverage technology safely and effectively. The four-hour curriculum, designed for students in grades 6 – 9—informs students about how technology works and provides an introduction to STEM careers. In addition to the modules, students apply their learning in virtual environments, demonstrating their mastery of issues such as privacy, security, cyberbullying, conducting online research, digital relationships, and the viral nature of the web. Grades 6 to 9 This Course Covers Digital Footprint Internet Safety Cyberbullying Conducting Online Research Digital Time Management STEM Careers

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi

Endeavor - STEM Career Exploration from Everfi

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STEM is everywhere—from businesses and organizations to the products that power our daily lives. That’s why it’s important to build the first fully STEM literate generation. Endeavor is a first-of-its-kind interactive program designed for middle school students built to empower learners with the knowledge they’ll need to build their career pathways. Learners engage with interactive content that reinforces key STEM skills while discovering some of the exciting STEM opportunities that await. This Course Covers The Careers Powering STEM Industries Big Data and the Internet of Things The Future of Manufacturing and Design The Algorithms Behind Recommendations

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi

Venture - Entrepreneurial Expedition from Everfi

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NFTE Venture – Entrepreneurial Expedition™ is designed to teach students to think entrepreneurially about business and life. Using case studies, interactive business simulations and personal development activities, this course teaches important basic business skills. Students develop a personalized plan for their individual business, including finance, marketing, team-building and market research, along with a roadmap for academic and career success. This Course Covers: Budgeting and Building Startup Capital Generating Business Ideas Market Research Growing a Business Finances: The Cost of Doing Business Marketing: Promoting your Business Creating your Business Pitch

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi

Financial Basics for Kids: Vault from Everfi

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Vault is an interactive, online learning course specifically designed to teach financial education skills to young learners. Using the latest in new-media technologies and evidence-based learning, Vault brings complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. With lessons on fiscal responsibility, money management, credit and borrowing, savings and more, Vault increase students’ basic financial literacy and builds the foundation of healthy financial decision-making at a young age. Grades 4 to 6 This Course Covers Responsible Money Choices Income and Careers Planning & Money Management Credit & Borrowing Insurance & Safety Management Savings & Investing Related Topics K-12 Educators

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Simulation

Author: Everfi