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Our School and Community Connections

What does it mean to belong in school and in the community?


Many of the specific outcomes related to:

General Outcome 1.1, "My World: Home, School and Community," can be addressed by inviting students to consider who they are and how they belong. The challenges in this inquiry explore the connections between personal identity and the influences of family, school and the community.

Critical Challenges

Students might explore this overarching theme by completing these challenges:

Help Documents

Embedding Critical Thinking Into Teaching and Learning PDF
This document provides a definition of critical thinking, and discusses how to embed critical thinking into teaching and learning.

Definitions of Terms Used in Overarching Critical Inquiries
This document provides definitions of Overarching Critical Inquiry, Critical Challenge, Modelling the Tools, Support Material, Graphic Organizer, Assessment, and Background Information.

Meeting the Diverse Learning Needs of All Students PDF
This document provides suggestions to help teachers plan for diverse learning needs.

Reference Charts

The following charts provide a quick overview of correlations, references, and summaries for all the Critical Challenges. In the charts, the Critical Challenges are organized according to which Overarching Critical Inquiry they address.

Last updated: July 1, 2014 | (Revision History)
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