Cross Curricular Inititative

Name of School:

Mitford

Our school is considered:

middle

In five words or less, describe your prototype

School-wide, cross-curricular projects and programs focussing on STEAM

Insert an image that showcases your prototype.

How might we?:

How might we: utilize instructional design to engage all learners?
How might we: provide opportunities for and choices to students to make learning visible?

Describe the prototype(s) your school will focus on. Get creative. Be sure to describe the various approaches staff will take, what you will keep your eye on and how staff plan to document their results.

School-wide cross-curricular week in April 2020, with an environmental focus in honour of Earth Day
Teacher professional learning at STEM 2020 Conference in Austin, Texas
Development of a STEAM Model for student learning in September of 2020
Literacy focus in school-wide writing on cross-curricular topics - "Free Write Fridays" in 2020-21
Using MyBlueprint to document student learning, making it authentic and visible
Teachers are passionate about developing a STEAM model for student learning at Mitford School.
Parents and students are looking for authentic and creative ways for students to learn, and to demonstrate their knowledge.
Further investigation is needing into the school schedule and timetable to best facilitate a cross-curricular model.
Teachers will attend the 2020 STEM conference to bring back knowledge that will iterate the plan moving forward to 2020-21.