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Research Completed Projects

Instructional Leaders Supporting Implementation of Effective Literacy Instruction

Jennifer Dorval
Dawn Paylor
Anita Dolan
Susan Plant
Cheryl Treptow
Kristin Becotte

This project explores how a literacy team can provide effective and meaningful professional development and support in early literacy in a geographically broad area with diverse needs. The purpose of the study is to explore the most effective methods to impact teacher knowledge of research-based literacy strategic and instrumental practice to impact grades 1-3 student…

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Using an Inquiry-Based Approach in Early Childhood French Immersion

Paula Fortier
Marielle Hamon

This research explores integrating inquiry-based learning into the primary level (kindergarten and Grade 1) French immersion classroom. The researchers describe the success and challenges of working towards an emergent curriculum in an immersion classroom.  The researchers found that teachers needed both time to work collaboratively and supports to confidently explore inquiry-based learning.

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Using Traditional Aboriginal Teachings and the Leader in Me (7 Habits) Concept to Improve Communication and Technology Skills in the Nehiyawewin Cree Language and Culture Program

Norine Tourangeau
Sheila Kennedy
Lesley Walters

How can we incorporate technology as a way to improve students’ communication skills in a Cree classroom using Traditional Aboriginal Teachings and the Leader in Me concept? This study will include Aboriginal pedagogy such as the sharing circle and interviews to collect data from Elders, traditional knowledge keepers, community resource members, parents, students and teachers….

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