Staff at Barton Secondary School access expertise within the school and board and work together to identify and address the needs of their students. In the classrooms featured below, content is relevant and authentic and instruction is engaging. Using exciting, gamified technology to engage students in the curriculum was an effective strategy for increasing student success at Barton Secondary School. Math teacher Michel Bosse adapted the mobile game Angry Birds to teach students about parabolas, a strategy he discusses in the first video below.
The following artefacts have been generously contributed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.