An Introduction to MathUP Classroom – for District, School and Math leads

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Betty Morris
Date:August 29, 2022
Time:8:00 am to 9:15 am MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-MA-282
Focus: Mathematics New Curriculum

Target Audience

Math Leads, Administrators, Instructional Coaches, K-Grade 3 Math Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

With Implementation of the new K-3 Mathematics curriculum, schools and districts will be looking to support student learning with resources that align with the curriculum.

This session will walk district and school leaders through the MathUP Classroom; a resource that supports both teacher and student understanding of math concepts, skills, and procedures.  Essential components include three-part lesson, student materials, assessment, support activities, and just-in-time professional learning.

Alignment of Mathup Classroom to the new Math K-3 curriculum will be shared.

This initial session is for those school and district leaders who are not familiar with MathUP Classroom,  or who want to support teachers in schools/districts who have purchased MathUP.

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

Betty Morris has been a math educator for over 40 years.  Her various roles included classroom teacher, district math consultant, math exam manager/new initiatives for Alberta Education, and sessional instructor at Concordia University in Edmonton.  One of her latest projects was working with a team of consultant's developing a math screening assessment.  

Betty has worked with schools to support implementation of MathUP Classroom. Betty's interest in supporting teachers and students in their understanding of mathematics and instilling in them the confidence and passion that she has for mathematics, continues as she provides professional learning to districts and schools, working with both teachers and students.  A priority for her is helping all stakeholders to understand and work with the new math curriculum.