Webinar Series with Local Presenters


Webinar Series with Local Presenters

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More sessions coming soon. Contact your local Math Consultant to find out all the details and to register. Space is limited, so don't delay.

The Power of Free Play: Sparking Mathematical Understanding
February 15, 2023 with Vanessa Rayner & Mélika Lahrar

Audience: Kindergarten (K-4 and K-5) Teachers, School-based Administrators
Time: 9:00 - 11:00AM & 1:00 - 3:00PM

Québec’s new preschool program emphasises the importance of play. In fact, children should be spending at least 90 minutes a day in Free Play. This session will focus on using the power of Free Play to spark discussions around mathematical ideas. Participants will engage in thinking about the mathematical ideas that can result from Free Play


The 5 Practices for Successfully Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions
February 16, 2023 with Danielle Chaput & Jodi Coleman

Audience: Elementary Teachers
Time: 9:00 - 11:00AM & 1:00 - 3:00PM

The 5 Practices for Successfully Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions offers a framework to support you to implement tasks, facilitate discourse, and look for evidence of student thinking.
In this session you will:

  • Learn the Five Practices for Orchestrating Mathematical Discussions framework & its links to the TQE process
  • Plan to use evidence from student work, discourse and observations in class to elicit student understanding
  • Consider the framework to guide your instruction during the lesson and react to student thinking in the moment


Mistakes in Elementary School Mathematics: A Learning Opportunity
April 12, 2023 with Geneviève Dupré & Richard Drapeau

Audience: Elementary teachers
Time: 9:00 - 11:00AM & 1:00 - 3:00PM

What role do mistakes play in the learning process and what role do they play in the development of mathematical competency? How can we transform these mistakes into learning opportunities?
This workshop aims to demystify the role mistakes play in the learning process and to provide strategies that will transform anxiety-inducing elements into a source of motivation and engagement for our students. Several instructional and learning strategies will be discussed to transform these mistakes into competency development opportunities.

Quelle place devrait occuper l'erreur dans le processus d'apprentissage et le développement des compétences en mathématique? Comment transformer l'erreur en levier pour l'apprentissage?
Cette séance vise à démystifier le rôle de l’erreur au sein du processus d’apprentissage en mathématique, à transformer son effet anxiogène en source de motivation et d’engagement pour les élèves. Plusieurs stratégies d'enseignement et d'apprentissage permettant d’exploiter les différents types d’erreurs pour assurer le développement des compétences seront présentées.


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