Topic: Well-Being
Grade: 10-12
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:

This research summary outlines a systematic review that sought to evaluate a range of school-based suicide prevention curricula. The review examined the efficacy and limitations of several existing suicide programs. Based on the findings, implications and recommendations are discussed.

Looking for more research summaries? Visit the Ontario Education Research Exchange (OERE) for hundreds of research summaries written with Ontario educators in mind.

Network Lead:
Don Buchanan
Language:
English, French
Topic: Math
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:

This is a learning brief that provides information from the GECDSB Math Task Force's research on a teaching model which values mathematics expertise for all teachers and includes useful links at the end for educators to enhance learning.

For more innovative math resources, visit the MKN website and the MKN page on TVO's TeachOntario website.

Looking for more research summaries? Visit the Ontario Education Research Exchange (OERE) for hundreds of research summaries written with Ontario educators in mind.

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Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: Math
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Lesson Plan, Video
Description:
This resource shares the lessons prepared for grades 1/2 and 2/3 about repeating patterns. Practitioners participating in the Math Network share their lesson plan and videos implementing and discussing the class activities with students.

For more innovative math resources, visit the MKN website and the MKN page on TVO's TeachOntario website.

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Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: Math
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Video
Description:
This resource is a classroom documentary of Bronna Silver Grade 2/3 experience with symmetry at St. Andrews P.S. in Toronto. First, there are a series of videos where she shares some of her reflections after exploring symmetry + coding with her class. A second page offers a lesson plan and materials to work with students and a third and fourth page offer a definition of symmetry in math and other resources that teachers can use to build deeper understanding around this concept.

For more innovative math resources, visit the MKN website and the MKN page on TVO's TeachOntario website.

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Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: Well-Being
Grade: 10-12
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:

At present, no evidence conclusively supports the use of any one specific type of school-based intervention for suicide prevention. This research summary outlines a 2012 realist review (explanation rather than critique) that examined characteristics of interventions linked to a reduction in suicide attempts. Based on the findings, implications and recommendations are provided.

Looking for more research summaries? Visit the Ontario Education Research Exchange (OERE) for hundreds of research summaries written with Ontario educators in mind.

Network Lead:
Don Buchanan
Language:
English, French
Topic: Well-Being
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:

Since professional development activities are vital to enhance skills and prepare educators for the demands of their profession this research summary from the Knowledge Network for Student Well-Being (KNSWB) looks at which features of professional development in-services produce positive educator and student outcomes.

Looking for more research summaries? Visit the Ontario Education Research Exchange (OERE) for hundreds of research summaries written with Ontario educators in mind.

Network Lead:
Don Buchanan
Language:
English, French
Topic: Equity & Diversity, FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)
Type of Resource: Video
Description:
In this video presentation, Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director of First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, explores the causes of disadvantages for Aboriginal families and advocates for the promotion of equitably- and culturally-based interventions.
Project Lead:
Nicholas Ng-A-Fook
Language:
English
Topic: Well-Being
Type of Resource: Graphic/Infographic, Research Summary/Report
Description:

This infographic is from a study done by the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster University. It includes results on students’ self-perceptions of mental health difficulties, the use of mental health services, and perspectives on accessing help.  Also included, are teacher and principal perspectives on barriers to addressing student mental health.

Lead Investigator:
Dr. Kathy Georgiades
Language:
English, French
Topic: Language Arts
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Activity
Description:
This activity includes two worksheets for students to practice copying sight words to create sentences in a short poem.
Project Lead:
Pat Bucci
Language:
English
Topic: Equity & Diversity, FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)
Type of Resource: Article - Newspaper/Magazine/Journal, PowerPoint
Description:
This presentation and paper from the the 2012 CSA annual conference, provides an overview of a KNAER project "Kimaaciihtoomin e-anishinaabe kikinoohamaakeyak" or Beginning to Teach in an Indigenous Way, which sought to raise awareness of Aboriginal cultures and issues among teachers and their students in elementary and secondary schools in southern Ontario.
Project Lead:
Jean-Paul Restoule
Language:
English