Les 3 Y Description:  “Les 3 “”Y » est une routine utile pour rĂ©flĂ©chir Ă l’importance d’un sujet ou d’un thème. Elle encourage l’observation attentive (lorsqu’elle estcombinĂ©e Ă  une routine d’observation), l’examen dediffĂ©rents points de vue et approfondit lacomprĂ©hension de questions ou de problèmes degrande envergure. Elle est efficace pour crĂ©er des liens personnels avecun thème …

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Generate, Sort, Connect, Elaborate

Generate, Sort, Connect, Elaborate Description:  GENERATE a list of ideas and initial thoughts that come to mind when you think about this topic or issue. SORT your ideas. CONNECT: your ideas by drawing connecting lines between the ideas that have something in common. Explain and write on the line in a short sentence how the …

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SEE-I Description:  SEE-I is a method of clarification and understanding.[1] It stands for State, Elaborate, Exemplify, and Illustrate. This method provides a way to better understand and/or clearly communicate a concept or topic. SEE-I also lends itself to a natural descriptive style of writing where important concepts or topics are described in a clear, repetitive …

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If-then statement

If-then statement Description:  If-then statements are usually taught to help students grasp the concept of cause and effect. Cause and effect is important for students to understand because it applies to a variety of academic areas and real-life situations. Learn More

Accountable Discussions

Accountable Discussions Description:  During the discussion students are held accountable to give reasons and evidence for their opinions. These types of discussions empower students to draw up arguments based on evidence. Students learn to respect the views of their peers while strengthening their communication skills. Learn More

Step Inside

Step Inside Description:  This activity helps students view a place, situations, events or things through different lenses and points of view. Learn More


Tableau Description:  Students create a still picture, without talking, to capture and communicate the meaning of a concept. Students must truly try to understand the meaning of a concept or idea to share it using physical poses, gestures, and facial expressions rather than words. Use tableau to check for understanding or to see what new …

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Elder Visit

Elder Visit Description:  Inviting and Elder into the classroom is a great way to develop relationships with an Indigenous community member. The visit benefits Indigenous students and will also help non-Indigenous students develop a better understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions. It is important to be aware that specific protocols exist when asking an Elder …

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Round Table

Round Table Description:  This strategy encourages group learning, team building and cooperative learning. Groups of students are given a large sheet of paper and markers. A question is posed to the students in such a way that they can write multiple answers on the paper for the given question. Learn More

Consolidation Discussion

Consolidation Discussion Description:  The objective of this discussion is to be used as a wrap-up of an investigation or inquiry. Ensure that each student can describe what they did, why they did it, and what they found out. Learn More