Professional Development

Past Professional Development Opportunities

Join fellow educators across the province in a number wonderful free online mathematics sessions. 
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Tweaking Number Talks

Facilitated by Chad Williams, President of the SMTS
Participants will be introduced and engage in Number Talks with a twist that will give you greater insight into your students number sense.  You will see how a small change allows students to be successful, share what they know and produce a product for teachers to use in their assessment and reporting. 

Unpacking Concepts

Counting Principles, Addition and Subtraction

Facilitated by Chad Williams, President of the SMTS
In this session participants will dive deeper in the development of mathematical reasoning and learning trajectory of counting principles, addition, and subtraction. We will break down the content we teach and look at ways we can support our students throughout the learning process. Knowing more about the content we teach; we will look at ways to engage our students, create opportunities for connection to be made and support the learning of all our students.

 

Using Google Classroom in Elementary Math

Facilitated by Chad Williams, President of the SMTS
Participants will look at ways to facilitate mathematics teaching and learning  with Google Classroom through the use of Jamboard, Google Slides and Google meets.  This session will be through Google Meets.  

 

Unpacking Concepts

Multiplication, Division & Fractions

Facilitated by Chad Williams, President of the SMTS
In this session participants will dive deeper in the development of mathematical reasoning and learning trajectory of multiplication, division and fractions. We will break down the content we teach and look at ways we can support our students throughout the learning process.

 

Using Tasks to Engage Students and Promote Flexible Thinking in Elementary Math

Facilitated by Chad Williams
 Sometimes less is more. In this session, we will engage in simple tasks that are filled with rich mathematical opportunities that can be used in your classroom tomorrow. Participants will leave this session with tasks, resources, and ideas to promote flexible thinking in mathematics. 

 

 

Unpacking Concepts & Exploring Math ROutines

Geometry, Data & Probability

Facilitated by Chad Williams
In this session participants will dive deeper in the development of mathematical reasoning and learning trajectory of Geometry, Data and Probability. We will break down the content we teach and look at ways we can support our students throughout the learning process. We will look at 5 – 15 minutes Math Routines that can be used throughout your math teaching.