Resources & Writings

Over the years I have been fortunate to work with educators and students in the areas of Inquiry and Entrepreneurial Thinking.

When given the tools to innovate and create, students succeed.

The resources below are some of the documents that I have had the privilege of helping to create.

Water Inquiry Project - TDSB & MaRS.pdf

Water Inquiry Project

As a Teacher-In-Residence at MaRS, myself and a colleague - Alison Fitzsimmons - had the opportunity to work on creating a unit to take back to our school that focused on the elements of Entrepreneurial Thinking.

Interested in seeing our work with students in action? Visit

This is a video that I created with Megan Linton. This video is a snapshot of some of the work based on our school-wide inquiry.


STEM Certificate Course

This year in the TDSB I had the chance to participate in the STEM Certificate Course, specifically facilitating the teachers in the Junior Section. Here are presentations that I created along with Zélia Capitão-Tavares.

STEM Certificate - Day 1, Junior
STEM Certificate - Day 2, Junior
STEM Certificate - Day 3, Junior

While working at Future Design School, I wrote a number of blog posts that were published. Take a look at some of the topics below.

Students Speak! The ABCs at Northlea

Students Speak! Assessment

Falling In Love With The Problem, Not The Solution

Design Thinking In Any Classroom

One of my favourite hacks was featured in Back to School Hacks with Future Design School

I was interviewed for a getting-to-know-you piece when I started, here's a bit more about me:

Welcome Arianna!

Interested in finding out more about the STEM Certificate Course?

Visit the TDSB's STEM Site and check out some of the videos on the home page.