Dwayne Primeau

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The Power of a Conceptual Lens

Home <b>›</b> Stage 3: Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction <b>›</b> <b>The Power of a Conceptual Lens</b><p><i>on</i> April 23, 2013 • ( 4 )<p><b>Today we are honored to have as guest</b> …

The PYP Planning Puzzle: Mathematics

This blog post explores how to plan an entire mathematics programme using PYP Planners. Part One describes the difficulties of using the IB PYP …

Mathematics

How Children Learn Math: Bringing it Altogether

Last year I wrote a post about what the PYP believes about how children learn math:<p>I also shared some examples of how teachers at our school have …

10 Fun-Filled Formative Assessment Ideas

Formative assessment: you've heard about it, you've read the research, and you've probably tried it out in your classroom.<p>Whether you're a formative …

Education Technology

10 Fun Alternatives to Think-Pair-Share

All learners need time to process new ideas and information. They especially need time to verbally make sense of and articulate their learning with a …

Strategies for Creating Enquiry-Based Maths Learning

What effective strategies can we use with enquiry-based maths? <br>I'm the first to admit that my journey into enquiry-based maths learning over the …

Connected Principals

This post has no “educational slant”; it is just a personal story of something I experienced, and I wanted to share. If you are looking for an …

Human Body Ratio Lengths

To arouse curiosity, we started by investigating for 5 mins with a partner what this saying means using tape measures:<p>We then grouped together and …

Executive Function & Self-Regulation

<b>When children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills, individuals and society experience lifelong benefits.</b> …

Play Based Learning Birth- 8 years

Play Based Learning Birth- 8 years. 1,765 likes · 6 talking about this. Welcome to my page on early childhood education. I created this page for …

Pre-Assessment

60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know

<b>60 Things Students Can Create To Demonstrate What They Know</b> by <b>Ryan Schaaf</b>, Notre Dame of Maryland UniversityWhen I was a high school student, I had …

Education Technology

How Early Academic Training Retards Intellectual Development

In my last post I summarized research indicating that early academic training produces long-term harm. Now, in this post, I will delve a bit into the …

Freedom to Learn

If video gaming, like other forms of play, generally improves mental wellbeing, then we should find that gamers are mentally healthier, on average, …

Spaceships, Castles and Steve Jobs' Abandoned Mansion: the Houses That Tech Built

The biggest names in the technology world generally had humble beginnings – many were started in garages or basements and gradually grew into the powerhouses we know today.<p>But with technology now one of the largest business sectors, how can the demands of finding or building ‘homes’ for fast-paced …

The Best Tools to (Productively) Gamify Every Aspect of Your Life

The idea of rewarding yourself to build better behaviors isn't new, even if the phrase "gamification" is. There are more tools out there to turn …

Gamification

Digital Information Reading Strategies

Anyone who has been to any of my presentations in the past couple of years knows that I’m passionate about teaching search skills. Not only search …

Education

Flipping Math so I can do PBL

May 4 2014<p>I have been “playing with” the flipped classroom for several years now in my 8th grade math and science classes. It has been my attempt to …

SAMR: Model, Metaphor, Mistakes

I have been doing a lot of thinking for a presentation on technology in the English Language Arts classroom I am planning for the end of January. In …

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How to Support Our Strongest Readers

<b>Series work – thinking across pages of books.</b> In series work, you think across the whole series and analyze how things change: characters, settings, …