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Learning Map: Grade 6/7 Number

Drawing on the current BC Math IRPs, the new BC Math Curricular Competencies, the BCAMT’s recommended Big Ideas, and the BCAMT’s Developmental Continuum for Mathematics, I created the following Learning Maps: Number – Grade 6 to 7 draft #1 grade … Continue reading

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Learning Intentions in Intermediate Science

Question: Hope things are going well…I’m sure you’re super busy now we’ve already reached mid-term.  For my inquiry in my class I’m working on sharing my learning intentions with my students in writing.  I’d also like to work on it … Continue reading

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Learning through Inquiry: QFT & the BC Curriculum

In a recent guest post, HS Science teacher Carl Sommerfeld shared how he used the Question Formulation Technique (aka QFT) to provide structure for students to ask questions that would guide a unit of study. One of the key facets of the … Continue reading

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Learning Contexts versus Learning Intentions

Based on a close reading of Chapter 3 of Embedded Formative Assessment (Wiliam 2011) The distinction between learning contexts and learning intentions is an important pre-requisite to realizing the improvement in student learning which education research evidence suggests is achievable. … Continue reading

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Why Share Learning Intentions with Students?

Based on a close reading of Chapter 3 of Dylan Wiliam’s book Embedded Formative Assessment (2011) The research evidence for the benefits of sharing learning intentions and success criteria is powerful and persuasive. Wiliam provides an overview of an extensive … Continue reading

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Science 8 Learning Intentions

These “units” span the entire Science 8 and Science 10 courses for BC (more examples of other unit plans). They were created by Karen Greig who is sharing them under a Creative Commons Licence. Feel free to use but be … Continue reading

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AfL Overview — a syllabus for teachers

This is a first draft of an AfL syllabus I generated for myself as a way of summarizing much of what I was learning & using. Your feedback, especially critical, is welcomed. If you want to find out more about … Continue reading

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