Focus: Can emerging technologies such as VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality) and 360 photography succeed in improving student engagement, foster deeper learning, and broaden students’ perspectives of the world? Can they be effectively used in Yukon classrooms (technical & logistics)?
Focus: Both in our own setting and getting out of our own settings, what do we see in innovative learning environments that is making a difference for students’ learning.
Focus: We created a Buddy System between Elementary and Middle School students, to build social connection and motivation for learning.
Focus: To increase student engagement in existing online learning opportunities (specifically English 10-12) through the development of a gamified framework.
Grade levels: Intermediate (4-7)
Curricular area(s): Career Education, Language Arts – Literacy, Language Arts – Oral Language, Language Arts – Writing
Focus addressed: Formative assessment, Growth mindset, Self-regulation, Social and emotional learning
Grade levels: Primary (K-3), Intermediate (4-7)
Curricular area(s): Arts Education, Language Arts – Oral Language, Social Studies
Focus addressed:Aboriginal understandings (for example, Traditional Knowledge, oral history, reconciliation), Core competencies (for example, critical thinking, communication, problem solving), Indigenous pedagogy, Social and emotional learning