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Illustrative Examples of Inquiry-Based Learning

Here at the Calgary Science School we build our understanding of inquiry-based learning around the Inquiry Rubric developed in conjunction with the Galileo Educational Network. To help unpack how the Galileo Inquiry Rubric is lived out in specific projects from our school, we’ve compiled the following list of projects tied to particular elements of the… Continue reading Illustrative Examples of Inquiry-Based Learning

PE Networking: Follow Up

Last Friday we hosted a networking day for PE teachers from local charter and private schools. We had 12 teachers join us for a day of sharing lesson ideas, assessment techniques, and ways to integrate technology into the teaching of the Physical Activity and Health curriculums. The day was a mix of stand and deliver,… Continue reading PE Networking: Follow Up

Physical Education – Professional Networking Day

The Calgary Science School is hosting a PD day for Physical Education teachers who work at Calgary Charter and Private Schools on Friday September 24, 2010. We feel that much of our work as PE teachers is in isolated and unique situations – whether it is the actual physical building, the location of our school,… Continue reading Physical Education – Professional Networking Day

A Deeper Focus on Teacher Collaboration

The 2010/2011 school year means the introduction of a number of new initiatives at the Calgary Science School. It is our plan to share these new programs in a series of posts over the next few weeks. Inquiry-based Learning is what we do Teacher Collaboration how we do it The first of these new initiatives… Continue reading A Deeper Focus on Teacher Collaboration