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Research Mathematics and Science

The Muskrat/Wuchusk Project: The Practices

Renee Carriere
Bonnie Werner

This project builds on a recently completed project and continues to examine how to connect curriculum content and Ministry outcomes with Indigenous science and ways of knowing in secondary science courses.  The study integrates local community knowledge, scientific data collection and Indigenous and Western ways of knowing in ways that engage students in meaningful, outdoor…

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Exploring Comprehension in Physics

Terry Johanson
Dean Broughton

In this project, the researchers looked toward new trends in learning theory and wondered about the possible impact of comprehension strategies and rich talk on students’ ability to achieve desired outcomes. The researchers also wondered if increased comprehension of subject-specific material would lead students toward a more positive perception of science.

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Effect of Daily Math Home Practice on Automaticity of Basic Math Facts

Bing Cui
Tammy Boychuk

This research project used a qualitative approach to investigate whether the practicing of basic mathematical facts at home improves automaticity, fluency and accuracy. Number talks were used in this project to increase number sense and connections, mathematical thinking and reasoning, and different mental mathematical and computational skills. There is evidence in the literature that practice…

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The Muskrat/Wuchusk Project

Renee Carriere

This project examines how to connect curriculum content and Ministry outcomes with Indigenous science and ways of knowing in secondary science courses.  The study integrates local community knowledge, scientific data collection and Indigenous and Western ways of knowing in ways that engage students in meaningful, outdoor education.    

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