Year 2 Grade 6-8 Curriculum Inquiry Projects - Round Two

Post a summary for each project being designed by teachers participating in the Second Year Technology For Learning Project. Complete the basic information fields AND attach a file of your

Technology Support Person - K.Smith
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary: What makes a just country?
Project Title
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School / Teacher Name
C. Catton
Grade Level
7/8
Content Area
SS/LA
Driving Question
What makes on country more just than another?
Scenario Task
In preparation for the upcoming G2 Summit you have been hired by the CBC to provide an indepth look at Canada's trading partners.
TYPE of Communication
Persuasive
MODE of Communication
multimedia/student choice
Student Digital Product

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Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Communicating in Math
School / Teacher Name
Jenine Tan: Hugh Cairns School
Grade Level
Grade 7
Content Area
Math
Driving Question
In what ways can I demonstrate/represent my understanding in math and what strategies did I use to help me?
Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication

MODE of Communication

Student Digital Product
Gr.7 HCVC Blog
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Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Health - Stress Management
School / Teacher Name
Dr. John G. Egnatoff
Grade Level
6
Content Area
Health
Driving Question
How can you determine if your strategies for dealing with stressful situations are successful?
Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication
Narrative
MODE of Communication
Comic Life
Student Digital Product
round2a.jpground_2b.jpg
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Technology Support Person - Brian Gurney
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Where Challenge
School / Teacher Name
Montgomery / Brian Gurney
Grade Level
7/8
Content Area
Science
Driving Question
What on Earth is in your stuff and WHERE on Earth does it come from?
Scenario Task
Demonstrate how non-renewable Earth resources are essential to our everyday lives.
TYPE of Communication
Persuassive
MODE of Communication
Choice
Student Digital Product
Paint- Where ChallengeEnglish Saddles - Where ChallengeButtons: What’s in a Cell Phone? (Click on Entry)
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Where Challenge Site
Technology Support Person - Tyler Rittinger
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
Immigration Projects
School / Teacher Name
Montgomery/Tyler Rittinger
Grade Level
8
Content Area
S.S.
Driving Question
Reasons for immigrating to Canada
Scenario Task
Research and create examples of historical fiction using a student-created immigration story
TYPE of Communication

MODE of Communication
Optional (Travel Journal, Timeline, Short Story, etc.)
Student Digital Product
http://prezi.com/dyaiq8u25zx4/immigration-timeline/
http://prezi.com/hgtv_ztarqjz/social-thinger/
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Technology Support Person - L. Proctor
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary: Write a poem and then create a rhythm on garage band to use as a background to narrate your poem
Project Title
Poetry to a Beat
School / Teacher Name
John Lake/ Mitch Lowe
Grade Level
Grade 7/8
Content Area

Driving Question

Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication

MODE of Communication

Student Digital Product
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jldUl4gGWto&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPiwOzofxtE&feature=player_embedded
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Technology Support Person -
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
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School / Teacher Name

Grade Level

Content Area

Driving Question

Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication

MODE of Communication

Student Digital Product

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Technology Support Person - Charles Paul Bazin Webster
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):external image pdf.png Designing Student Performance Tasks Template Lakeview 2011-2012.pdf
Project Summary:
Project Title
Power Struggles
School / Teacher Name
Lakeview - Jason Brunett
Grade Level
7/8
Content Area
ELA and Writing
Driving Question
How do amazing authors and exemplary texts motivate us to read and improve our writing?
Scenario Task
The production of written texts on personal blogs that extend the read-aloud.
TYPE of Communication
Personal expression, short writing pieces, analyze/conclude and the list goes on
MODE of Communication
Blog posts
Student Digital Product
http://143kristy.edublogs.org/
http://einstein21.edublogs.org/
http://karleedieno.edublogs.org/
http://devonbblog.edublogs.org/
http://ethan404876.edublogs.org/
http://shazeena45.edublogs.org/

These are a few of the first blog post samples as drafts.
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