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IMYM is now considered a legacy project and is no longer being actively revised to reflect current changes in curriculum. Since 2005, the Literacy with ICT Across the Curriculum initiative carries on with the model first developed by IMYM.

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A Grade 6 Interdisciplinary Middle Years Multimedia (IMYM) Unit for Teachers

Welcome to the Inventions, Innovations, and Discoveries website!

This concept-based interdisciplinary unit

  • is 6-8 weeks in duration
  • supports grade 6 teachers and students
  • targets grade 6 English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies curricular outcomes through ICT integration
Components of the Inventions, Innovations, and Discoveries Unit
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Table of Contents
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Ongoing Learning Experiences (OLEs)

OLEs are daily, weekly, and monthly learning experiences that begin in September of a school year, and continue throughout the unit, as well as throughout the year.

Introductory Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Learning Experiences

ICTs familiarize teachers and students with the capabilities of each type of hardware and software in the context of core curriculum topics and/or the Inventions, Innovations, and Discoveries interdisciplinary unit.

Module 1
What Does It Mean? An Introduction to Inventions, Innovations, and Discoveries

Module 2
Explain That Again: A Further Investigation

Module 3
Explore Electricity: The Backbone of Modern Inventions

Module 4
Invention Convention: The Student As Inventor

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