|Date:||August 12, 2022|
|Time:||9:00 am to 10:00 am MTN|
|Focus:||Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy|
Teachers K-6 Math, Administrators, Instructional coaches
About this Learning Opportunity
Inspire students to think like mathematicians using ExploreLearning Gizmos! Providing engaging learning opportunities promotes life long learning at all grade levels.
Online simulations support classroom instruction using models and inquiry practices. Students build conceptual understanding through thoughtful exploration.
Participants will create their Gizmos account to immediately begin exploration into how Gizmos will add to their classroom learning environment.
We also encourage you to join us for additional webinars designed for Grade Level specific curriculum.
This session addresses the LQS competencies
- #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
- #3: Embodying Visionary Leadership
This session addresses the TQS competencies
- #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
- #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.
About the Facilitator
For 18 years, Amanda Wilson has been an advocate for STEM education. She was a secondary STEM teacher, then transferred to a district STEM instructional and assessment specialist. Amanda has worked with multiple education grants at the collegiate level supporting new STEM teachers designed to increase teacher retention rates. She believes that all students are curious and that providing resources that allow students to engage in exploration is critical for transformative learning.
Amanda has been with ExploreLearning for over 4 years supporting elementary and secondary teachers in the United States and Canada. She believes all students are naturally inquisitive and active learners.