Teaching and Learning Strategies
Reading levels, curricular requirements, public and school policy, and learning objectives must be tailored to each audience’s needs. In the 28 years of experience on which Bronze Horse is founded, Nancy has developed and produced numerous print and web-based learning resources, including the three books below.
Adventurous Albertans: Women and Men Who Built This Province. 1993. Plains Publishing.
A grade 4 social studies resource.
Supporting Positive Behaviour, a CCS 3050 Resource, Career and Technology Studies. 2012.
Developed for Edmonton Public Schools.
Reading the Runes: Teaching Strategies to Improve Literacy in High School Math and Science. 2006.
Developed for Edmonton Public Schools
The many teachers’ resources Nancy prepared for educational publishers contain a variety of teaching and learning strategies to reach the many different learning styles in the classroom. Some of these resources include:
- Oxford University Press (2000 – 2008): Echoes 11 and 12 Anthology and Teacher’s Resources
- Nelson Thomson Learning Inc. (2000): Literature and Media 9, and Literature and Media 10 Teacher’s Guides
- Prentice Hall (1999): Sightlines 7, 8, 9 Anthology and Teacher’s Resources
Developed for the Canadian Farm Writer’s Federation (February 2014)
Ghosts in the Museum, a Musée de Civilization project of archived documents in their respective historical contexts with a ghostly script and virtual visits (2006)
Resources Developed for Alberta Education
- Foundational Principles for High School Design, information sheets at: http://ideas.education.alberta.ca/hsc/redesigning/.
- High School Redesign Effective Practices Tipsheets (2013): a series of 20 tipsheets (up to five pages each) based on interviews Nancy conducted with principals, teachers, parents and students across the province.
- Preschool Bullying: A Guide for Parents
- Bullying in Elementary School: A Guide for Parents
- Preventing Bullying in Preschool and Elementary School: Facilitator’s Manual
- Six fact sheets for the Provincial Protocol Framework
- Fact sheets on medical/disability information for classroom teachers on 11 syndromes, disorders or diseases
- Engagement Brochure for Inclusive Education
- Setting the Direction for Special Education Literature Review (2009)
- Advocating for Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (2008)
- Teaching Children with Chronic Health Conditions (8 booklets)
- Supporting Positive Behaviour in Alberta Schools (126 pages)
- Chapter 9: Keeping Informed, in The Learning Team: A Handbook for Parents of Children with Special Needs
- Material that was infused into the “Transitions” chapter of The Learning Team: A Handbook for Parents of Children with Special Needs.
- “Futures” chapter of The Journey: A Handbook for Parents of Children who are Gifted and Talented
- Planning for Post-Secondary Studies: Grade Six Parent Guide (24 pages)
- Planning for Post-Secondary Studies: Grade Nine Parent Guide (24 pages)
- Planning for Post-Secondary Studies: Grade Nine Student Guide (24 pages)
- Planning for Post-Secondary Studies: Grade Twelve Parent Guide (24 pages)
- Planning for Post-Secondary Studies: Grade Twelve Student Guide (24 pages)
Resources Developed for the Alberta Alcohol & Drug Abuse Commission
- Families in Recovery Parenting Program Facilitator’s Manual and Workshop Guide
- Spirituality Toolkit
- Seniors Toolkit
- Get Into It!, The AADAC School Strategy
- AADAC’s Youth Framework
- An Update of the Best and Promising Addiction Treatment Practices for 2002/2003
- Exploring the Treatment Implications of the Integration of Gamblers With Substance Abusing Population: A Research Review
- The Effectiveness of Online Counselling and Reaching Self-Changers/Self-Healers: A Research Review (June 2003).
- AADAC’s Guide to Developing A School Substance Abuse and Gambling Policy: A Best Practices Approach (approx. 15,000 words)