Topic: Well-Being
Grade: 7-9, 10-12
Type of Resource: Research Summary/Report
Description:
Schools have long been seen as a primary source of health promotion programs for children. Current health promotion practices in schools include such topics as: alcohol consumption, drug use, smoking, obesity, physical activity, sex and relationship education, and well‐being. Recent reviews suggest that...

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Network Lead:
Don Buchanan
Language:
English, French
Topic: FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)
Type of Resource: Video
Description:

This is a video series from the Indigenous Knowledge Community of Practice of the Math Knowledge Network. This series highlights the significance of Indigenous Knowledge in mathematics, provides several examples of Anishinaabe educators, and demonstrates how land-based learning and language help develop spatial reasoning skills. Follow the link below to access all the videos in the series.

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

Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) , Math
Type of Resource: Video
Description:

The Indigenous Knowledge community of practice has created a video outlining the importance of incorporating Indigenous knowledge in math learning. Watch the video to learn more about this CoP and the work they are doing as part of the Mathematics Knowledge Network.

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

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

What happens when mathematics and computer studies combine? Read the Math Knowledge Network's White Paper on Integrated Mathematics + Computer Studies – Grade 10: Reforming Secondary School Mathematics Education to find out!

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

Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: Science
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Activity
Description:
This document provides three activities for students to reinforce their learning about the lifecycle of a butterfly.
Project Lead:
Pat Bucci
Language:
English
Topic: Math
Grade: K-3, 4-6, 7-9
Type of Resource: Article - Newspaper/Magazine/Journal, Research Summary/Report
Description:

In this report, excerpts and recommendations from current research addressing various aspects of excellence in teaching, pedagogical and content knowledge, teacher leadership, and overall school improvement are provided. Issues discussed in the report include venues for improving mathematics instruction, student engagement, and content knowledge.

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Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English
Topic: Language Arts
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Activity
Description:
This document contains eight pages of ideas to incorporate literacy in various early years subjects areas and activity centres.
Project Lead:
Pat Bucci
Language:
English
Topic: Well-Being
Type of Resource: PowerPoint
Description:
This presentation outlines research on obesity as well as health and physical activity initiatives in schools that aim to reduce childhood obesity. Twenty initiatives are discussed including the release of the sedentary guidelines, nutrition labelling initiative, making prevention a priority and others directed toward getting kids more active and less sedentary.
Project Lead:
Carolyn Crang
Language:
English
Topic: Math
Type of Resource: Article - Newspaper/Magazine/Journal, Teaching Tips, Website
Description:
This online magazine features articles that connect 'math to coding and coding to math' in an effort to provide resources, teaching strategies and practices that are useful for teachers, students and parents.

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

Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic (MKN)
Language:
English
Topic: Math
Grade: 7-9, 10-12
Type of Resource: Website
Description:

This is a research-based study designed to bring new life to the high school math curriculum, lead by Dr. Peter Taylor (Queen’s University). Find and try out their resources on this Math9-12 project website. 

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

Network Leads:
George Gadanidis, Donna Kotsopoulos, Dragana Martinovic
Language:
English