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Using Games in the Mathematics Classroom

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Facilitator(s): Debbie Duvall
Date:April 10, 2018
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost:
$50.00
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 18-MA-123

Target Audience

Grades 2-7 Math Teachers, Lead Teachers and Administrators

About this learning opportunity

Students love to play games. This session will provide ideas for building conceptual understanding and fluency through the use of carefully designed games that allow students to explore number concepts, place value, patterns and other mathematical concepts. Ideas for incorporating games into mathematics lessons to explore mathematical ideas, develop mathematical skills and processes and for practice and consolidation of concepts will be shared.

Games also help support a home—school connection and help students to develop self-confidence and a positive towards mathematics.

Come join the fun. This is a hands-on session where you will play many games and share ideas for modifying these games for use in your own classrooms.

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Debbie Duvall is a mathematics and numeracy consultant for the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium. Prior to taking on this role, she worked as a consultant with Elk Island Public Schools for four years.

Debbie worked for the Ministry of Education for 12 years where she represented Alberta on the Western and Northern Canadian Protocol Common Curriculum Framework for Mathematics development team. She has represented Canada on the Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and served on a variety of professional development committees.

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