Using Math Talks Grade 1-3

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Betty Morris
Date:September 26, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:15 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-NC-159
Focus: Mathematics New Curriculum

Target Audience

K-Grade 3 Math Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional coaches, District Leaders

About this Learning Opportunity

This session will focus on how Math Talks can support the various learnings in the new math curriculum.  Number Talks, Brain Benders, Wonder Tasks, Games, and activities will be shared from MathUp.  Ideas for school wide collaborative math talks will also be shared.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

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.