Category: Critical Transitions
Critical Transitions in Early Years PD Session – Numeracy Screeners Workshop– June 7!
We are excited to announce the sixth Professional Development session in a series from our Communities of Practice: Math Leadership, Critical Transitions, Indigenous Knowledge & Computational Modelling.
In this presentation on numeracy screeners for Kindergarten to grade 3, Heather Douglas will provide a brief review of early numeracy and the critical foundations for number learning. Using lessons learned from literacy, Heather will review what is involved in a numeracy screening program. Core considerations for selecting a screener and how to find a suitable screener will be part of the conversation.
The EMA@School is a research-based numeracy screener that has been tested with over 30 000 students. Douglas will describe this new assessment tool and, using the list of core considerations as a rubric, will assign it a grade. Spoiler alert – it’s good but needs some tweaking to earn an A+.
Facilitated, small group discussions will allow you to share your experiences and to learn from your peers. The session will close with a discussion of future plans and opportunities for you to get involved in research with the EMA@School.
Critical Transitions PD Session – Early Mathematics – February 3!
We are excited to announce the first Professional Development session in a series from our Communities of Practice: Math Leadership, Critical Transitions, Indigenous Knowledge & Computational Modelling.
Members of the Critical Transitions in Early Math Group will share and provide access to resources for educators that support K-Grade 3 mathematics. Presenters will include Melanie Martin and Dr. Lynda Colgan (The Roots of Coding); Dr. Sandy Youmans (Early Math at Home and Early Math at School); Dr. Heather Douglas (Early Math Assessment Screening Tool); Hannah Wickstrom (Structured Play); and Angeline Hunter (Greater Essex County District Classroom Support Documents).
MKN Quarterly Volume 2, Issue 2
Math Knowledge Network QUARTERLY Volume 2, Issue 2
Welcome to Volume 2 Issue 2 of the Math Knowledge Network Quarterly!
See links to all content below.
We are excited to share some of the recent work of our Communities of Practice: Math Leadership, Critical Transitions, Indigenous Knowledge & Computational Modelling.
Donna Kotsopoulos & Dragana Martinovic (MKN co-Directors)
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In this issue
Interdisciplinary Lesson Plans
Continuing from our usual lesson plans for primary, junior and intermediate, we are now moving to interdisciplinary lessons with a different age group every week!
These lessons are designed to combine mathematics with other subjects such as art, science, history and many more, to promote interdisciplinary learning! Interdisciplinary learning has shown to support students learning across the various curriculum and it’s fun too!