Using Bonus Questions to Differentiate and Increase Student Involvement in Math Class

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Donna Prato
Date:September 22, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-026
Focus: Mathematics New Curriculum

Target Audience

Math Teachers, Administrators, Instructional Coaches

About this Learning Opportunity

Research has shown that students achieve more when visible learning hierarchies are removed from Math classrooms, but educators often wonder how to do so? Using Bonus Questions is how we address this issue at JUMP Math. Join Donna as she explores how to effectively use Bonus Questions to allow for differentiating differently in your math classrooms. This session is designed for all grades from Kindergarten to secondary Math classrooms.

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

Donna was a teacher with Edmonton Public Schools for over 30 years before retiring and joining the JUMP Math team in 2017. She worked in Junior High for all of her teaching career, starting as a Home Ec. and Language Arts teacher, then moving to Mathematics. She was also a Curriculum Coordinator, Counsellor and Assistant Principal. Donna loves how JUMP Math structures lessons to ensure students are able to learn and be excited by Math, and she is excited to be able to share this love of JUMP Math with you.