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Boreal Forest: Are we doing enough?

Our grade 6 teachers are in the planning stages for a unit on the Boreal Forest. The guiding question for the study is currently: How is the Boreal Forest related to the health of the planet? Students will work through two sections of the study: 1. A mathematical exploration of large numbers, connected to the… Continue reading Boreal Forest: Are we doing enough?

Podcasting Mathematical Understanding

Last year our grade 8 math teachers held a math fair with their students, supported by the Galileo Educational Network. Students were introduced to a number of classic mathematical problems and brainteasers, and were allowed to choose what medium would best represent their solutions. The Galileo site has a number of resources on math fairs,… Continue reading Podcasting Mathematical Understanding