Cook Elementary School

CELEBRATING OUR DIVERSITY AS LEARNERS

Staff Observations

How Hands-on/Minds-on Learning Enhanced Engagement in Grade  3/4

  • Drama activities –  acting out stories/ storytelling
  • Garden – building background knowledge and vocabulary
  • Science experiments/STEM activities - experiential approach to learning, problem solving/critical thinking with peers
  • Math – using manipulatives and sharing what you know about mathematical concepts
  • Nature walks

 

Next steps/ future plans:

 • More hands-on activities and use more manipulatives, especially in Math

 • Use more loose parts