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Thursday, February 23
 

9:00am

They Should Know This! - Math Remedies for Grades 4 to 8
Don't continue to do more of what hasn't work. Come and learn new math games and activities that have been effectively used to help students from a wide range of backgrounds understand and master basic math concepts. Participants will come away from the session with the knowledge, skills and understanding to implement what they learn in the session into their classrooms, easily and quickly.

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 9:00am - 10:15am
1439 Red Deer College

10:45am

Mad About Fractions - Part TWO!
Fractions can be tough! But, with suitable models, solid questioning, and problem-solving, you won't end up with frustrated kids! Together, let's throw out the RULES, talk about common misunderstandings (and what we, as adults, do to perpetuate them), and build the skills to foster conceptual understanding of fractions. Walk away from this session with NEW activity ideas designed to stimulate!

Speakers
avatar for Jane Gannon

Jane Gannon

Owner/Educational Math Consultant, Gannon Consulting
I have been working in the education field of mathematics for over 17 years. My experience spans all four divisions, including classroom teaching, developing, writing, and editing mathematical resources for distance learning, teaching math at the University of Alberta in the Faculty... Read More →


Thursday February 23, 2017 10:45am - 12:00pm
1437 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