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Find out how a Traditional Games Day creates a context for meaningful numeracy learning. First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples traditionally used the context of games to teach skills needed for surviving on the land. This video illustrates how this traditional way of learning can be just as valid today.

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See first-hand how two different teachers engage their students in meaningful numeracy experiences through traditional contexts, including exploring probability through traditional rock hand games and calculating volume by examining the structure of a traditional tee pee.

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This video features First Nations, Métis and Inuit artists, educators and scholars sharing their perspectives of how the tradition of storytelling permeates their cultures and world views.

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Learn how storytelling, a traditional way of sharing the culture and values of a community, remains a valuable teaching tool for today.

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This video explores the the central role that stories hold in First Nations, Métis and Inuit world views, and how stories reflect our universal experience.

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This short video begins the journey as we explore the role of literacy and numeracy in developing self-knowledge and personal success for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students.

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This video will provide an opportunity to reflect upon the kinds of questions you ask on a daily basis in your classroom and the responses you provide to student answers to your questions.

Webinar

Alberta Education has updated the Alberta K-9 Mathematics Programs of Study and the teacher support resource Alberta K-9 Mathematics Achievement Indicators.

Some specific outcomes and achievement indicators in the Grades 1-5 Number Strand have been updated to clarify expectations regarding the mastering of basic number facts and the use of strategies.

These updates take effect September 1, 2014.

This recorded webinar will provide information about these updates and answer related questions. 

External Resource

Continued support for high school mathematics implementation is provided in this online learning space.  You will find:   

  • engaging lessons and resources for Math 10C, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2, and 30-3
  • a focus on understanding and applying the Seven Mathematical Processes (as aligned with the Ministerial Order on Student Learning #001/2013)
  • formative and summative assessment materials and strategies
  • an opportunity to ask questions and contribute to mathematical discussions via the discussion forums

This PD resource is intended to assist school leaders with awareness and understanding of the mathematics program of studies with the purpose to support implementation and student learning.

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