Week 6- Reflection

Before: As I prepared for my lesson this week I felt confident coming into a subject and activity that  was in my wheelhouse. I was excited to teach some visual art but I was also excited to have found a Plains Cree Myth that fit well with my lesson. I was a little nervous about … More Week 6- Reflection

Lesson Plan Week 6- Northern Lights Water Colour Paintings

Download “Northern Lights Watercolours” Lesson Plan PDF View the Prezi here! Class: Mrs. Anderson Gr. 6/7                                                 Date: November 16th, 2017 Topic:  Visual Art (Colour Blending/Northern Lights)                  Subject: Arts Ed 6/7 Symmetrical Symbol Self-Portraits Content: Addressing the conceptual foci of Grade 6 and Grade 7 Arts Education curriculum students will create a symmetrical symbol based … More Lesson Plan Week 6- Northern Lights Water Colour Paintings

Lesson Plan Week 5- Please Wear a Poppy (Choral Speaking/Tableau)

Download “Remembrance Day Tableau” Lesson Plan Here Class: Mrs. Anderson Gr.6/7                                     Date: November 9th, 2017 Topic: Remembrance Day                                          Subject: Social Studies & Arts Education     Remembrance Day Tableaus   Content Students will develop a deeper understanding of the importance and significance of Remembrance Day. They will identify who has Power and … More Lesson Plan Week 5- Please Wear a Poppy (Choral Speaking/Tableau)

Week 5- Reflection

Before: This week Anne and I thought it might be interesting to co-teach a unit on Remembrance Day. Our thought was that it might be more interesting and useful to create a lesson that we could teach together that incorporated both Social Studies and Arts Ed. Although the lesson we prepared could have been taught … More Week 5- Reflection

Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schooling and Curriculum

For the readings this week we focused on gender and sexual diversity in the educational context of schools and curriculum. In her first article Loutzenheiser discusses the concept of “smear the queer”. This term is coined from a phrase used to describe a game played at Loutzenheiser’s school. This game consisted of the piling on … More Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schooling and Curriculum

Lesson Plan Week 4- Grade 7 Math (Multiplication & Division)

Download “Grade 7 Math (Mult & Div)” Lesson Plan PDF Class: Mrs. Anderson Gr. 7                                   Date: November 2nd, 2017 Topic:  Multiplication & Division                                 Subject: Mathematics 7  2 and 3 Digit Multiplication and Division Content: Students will review and develop skills multiplying and dividing two and three digit integers. Division will use decimals to … More Lesson Plan Week 4- Grade 7 Math (Multiplication & Division)