The World of Math – February 24 Professional Day Sessions

District Math Facilitator, Shannon Sharp spent the early part of the morning at Cleveland Elementary with Primary teachers looking at the changes to the math curriculum and changes to teaching practice around mathematics; linking learning through literature, hands-on activities and student conversations. The afternoon was spent with the Intermediate teachers discussing strategies to deal with combined grade mathematics classrooms and implementation of current resources.

Math workshop at Sutherland

Sutherland Secondary (above) was the location for two afternoon sessions where 22 Secondary Math Teachers came to a session presented by McGraw-Hill Ryerson Publishing.  Eric Balzarini, from Walnut Grove Secondary walked teachers through the new Pre-Calculus 12 resources.  Teachers were each given a sample of the resource and a time limited trial access to the on-line learning platform complementing the text.