LEARNING PROJECT

2020 - 2021 School Year

Child Identification

First and last name of the child: My beautiful son

Date of birth: Roughly 9 years ago

Withdrawal date: September 8, 2020

Last level of education received: Grade 3

Permanent Code: you can find this on old report cards if your child went to school

Description of your education approach 

We are using a child-centred eclectic approach with a strong emphasis on project and play-based learning, according to my son’s interests. We will also supplement with workbooks for essential knowledge for Math and Social Science.

Method(s) of evaluation 

Teacher evaluation

Approximate plan of the time to be allocated to the learning activities

In our household, learning happens all the time. We will schedule two blocks of 20-30 minutes each day for direct instruction and alternate between the main subjects of Math & Science, English Language Arts, français, and Social Sciences. Physical education and health will occur daily. Extension activities will happen throughout the week for these subjects and others.

Organization(s) (with contact details) that will contribute to the child’s learning (If applicable)

Computer programming and coding courses through https://pinnguaq.com/ 

Martial Arts through Kung Fu Sil Lum Hung Gar, 372 rue Ste Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC

Our family is a member of AQED.

Issues that could affect the child’s progression

No known issues at this time.


Activities and Resources

Learning areas

Competencies[1] and knowledge covered

Activities and resources used

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:

English

Elementary cycle 2, year 2 – we will work on the competencies in the Québec program for this cycle

  • Daily journaling and handwriting
  • Reading and responding to a variety of texts and other media
  • Creating a variety of texts and other media
  • Coding activities to develop communication and problem solving skills
  • Google Drive and related apps for creation of written and media texts
  • Minecraft for Education for developing communication, storytelling, and problem-solving skills.

SECOND LANGUAGE: French

Elementary cycle 2, year 2 – we will work on the competencies in the Québec program for this cycle

  • Daily reading of a variety of texts and other media
  • Duolingo for ongoing French practice
  • Conversation at home and with people in our neighbourhood in French
  • Creating a variety of texts and other media in French, ex: https://www.loom.com/share/76e899fa009c40dba62dbd3c6aaf65f0 
  • Google Drive and related apps for creation of written and media texts
  • Minecraft activities in French

MATHEMATICS,
SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
 

Math and General Science: Elementary cycle 2, year 2 – we will work on the competencies in the Québec program for this cycle

SOCIAL SCIENCE 

History and Geography cycle 2, year 2 – we will work on the competencies in the Québec program for this cycle

NB. The education experience offered in our family is much richer than what is documented in this learning project. The above content covers only the minimum required by law, to allow me to focus my time and energy on my child.


Appendix 1

Competencies by subject[2]

Elementary, cycle two

Languages

English Language Arts

  • To read and listen to literary, popular and information-based texts 
  • To write self-expressive, narrative and information-based texts 
  • To represent her/his literacy in different media
  • To use language to communicate and learn

Français, langue d’enseignement

  • Lire des textes variés 
  • Écrire des textes variés 
  • Communiquer oralement 
  • Apprécier des œuvres littéraires 

French as a Second Language 

  • Interagir en français en se familiarisant avec le monde francophone
  • Produire des textes variés

English as a Second Language

  • To interact orally in English 
  • To reinvest understanding of oral and written texts 
  • To write texts 

Mathematics, science and technology

Mathematics

  • To solve a situational problem related to mathematics 
  • To reason using mathematical concepts and processes 
  • To communicate by using mathematical language

Science and technology

  • To propose explanations for or solutions to scientific or technological problems 
  • To make the most of scientific and technological tools, objects and procedures 
  • To communicate in the languages used in science and technology

Social sciences

Geography, History and Citizenship Education

  • To understand the organization of a society in its territory 
  • To interpret change in a society and its territory 
  • To be open to diversity of societies and their territories 

October 3, 2020 version

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[1] See in appendix the competencies associated with each subject according to the level chosen.

[2] Source : Québec Education Program, http://www.education.gouv.qc.ca/en/teachers/quebec-education-program/