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Thursday, February 23
 

9:00am

Making Additive Thinking Accessible to All (K-3)
Students struggling in mathematical problem solving may be using inefficient counting strategies rather than additive strategies. During this session, we will explore a variety of additive strategies, ways of using manipulatives to develop deeper understanding, and strategies for moving from concrete to abstract representations. This session is made possible through a grant from Alberta Education.

Speakers
avatar for Sandi Berg

Sandi Berg

Curriculum Implementation Support Consultant, Central Alberta Regional Consortium
Sandi Berg has taught every grade and almost every subject from K-12. As a Curriculum Implementation Support Consultant at Central Alberta Regional Consortium, she is constantly increasing her repertoire of student centered activities that make connections with the world, develop... Read More →



Thursday February 23, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
1408 Red Deer College

10:45am

Shake Up Your K-3 Math
Come and learn a variety of math games that use manipulatives commonly found in most homes, schools and "Dollar Stores". This fast-paced, highly engaging session will focus on many of the K-3 math concepts including number sense, place value, math facts and operations. Participants will be able to immediately apply what they learn. A detailed handout with gameboards and rules will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for John Felling

John Felling

Co-owner/Author, Box Cars And One-Eyed Jacks
John brings a wealth of knowledge, insights, tips and humor to his presentations, gained through his work with students and teachers throughout North America. He is a featured speaker at many regional, national and international educational conferences and has authored articles for... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
Margaret Parsons Theatre Red Deer College

12:30pm

TGIF Math Games - Thank Goodness It's Fun!
New K to 6 Math Games and Old Favourites will be included in this fast-paced, highly engaging session. There's no math anxiety when it's fun! The games and activities use manipulatives easily found in most schools and homes making it quick and easy for participants to implement what they learned in the session. An extensive handout with strategies, gameboards and full rules will be provided.

Speakers
avatar for John Felling

John Felling

Co-owner/Author, Box Cars And One-Eyed Jacks
John brings a wealth of knowledge, insights, tips and humor to his presentations, gained through his work with students and teachers throughout North America. He is a featured speaker at many regional, national and international educational conferences and has authored articles for... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Margaret Parsons Theatre Red Deer College