D2L in Science & Math

Content: A great place to start, but not end.

Add your own files into the system

Written Instructions

Pay special attention to how you organize content and activities into modules and sub-modules (folders and subfolders)


See the video below for how to drag and drop multiple files at once into the system.

Uploading Your Content into D2L
Add Ministry Content

Written Instructions

Content can be embedded video too!!!

Here's how!

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Track Their Progress

Track Student Progress in D2L

Assessment Tools: Painless Assessment For Learning

Why use formative assessment techniques?
Descriptive Feedback
Create assessment for learning opportunities directly linked to content & expectations/rubrics.

Here's How

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Discussion Forum: One Tool to Rule Them All

The Discussion Forum as a Student Self Help Area

Link content, assessment for learning opportunities to a place where students can help each other.
Creating a Discussion Forum in D2L
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Growing Success: "Teachers will obtain assessment information through a variety of means, which may include formal and informal observations, discussions, learning conversations, questioning, conferences, homework, tasks done in groups, demonstrations, projects, portfolios, developmental continua, performances, peer and self-assessments, self-reflections, essays, and tests." Pg 28
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Yes there is an equation editor... however students using personal devices to take pictures and post their work is faster for many.
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D2L/Blended Model Buys Me Class Time

Test for understanding using a Conceptest.

www.pollev.com/peel

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Use technology to create real-world math and science problems.
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Using Tracker to Estimate Height
Those questions/images/videos can then be posted into a class discussion forum to be answered by their peers.
Inquiry Math/Science Tasks
Candle's Burning (Act 1) - 3 Act Math Task - Real World Math Problem
Candle's Burning (Act 2) - 3 Act Math Task - Real World Math Problem
Candle Burning (Act 3) - 3 Act Math Task - Real World Math Problem

Larger Scale Projects and Summatives

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PhysicistsUnited Catapult Commercial
Thick Goyals commercial
Many class projects or products may be shown off using external Web 2.0 tools like Twitter to great benefit. vLE's provide a great environment for work to be done behind the scenes by a class. There are also clear advantages to having some classroom topics discussed in a safe and private online environment as opposed to a public one.

More Resources

D2L Help

www.coursehelp.ca


Great Classroom Video Protocol

https://www.smore.com/dc3n (scroll down to student video projects)