|Facilitators:||Janet Bell Amelia Bird|
|Date:||December 08, 2022|
|Time:||4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN|
|Focus:||Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy Mathematics and Numeracy|
Teachers, School-based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers
About this Learning Opportunity
Equatio is an innovative Math and STEM software tool that helps to level the math playing field for students and teachers by making it easy to create math that is both digital, editable, and accessible. Equatio enhances how math is both taught and learned, working across learning styles and environments.
Equatio was built on Universal Design for Learning principles, helping to guide the development for all learners and accommodating many different learning styles. Not only does Equatio work across all platforms and many Learning Management Systems, it works inside our brand new product OrbitNote for accessible PDF material. Come and learn how Equatio has evolved over the years to support teaching and learning math in the digital age!
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.
An English teacher originally, Janet's career evolved over the years from classroom teacher to consultant, co-leading edtech integration across the province as a member of the 2Learn.ca and ARPDC provincial teams, to school and district leadership as a Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School and a TIPS (Technology Integration and Planning Supports) Consultant with Edmonton Public Schools. A Google Certified Trainer and SMART Certified Trainer, these days Janet brings both vision and practical strategies to help support your integration of G Suite and SMART Learning Suite, reputable third-party applications, makerspaces, digital citizenship and more, within today's emergent and shifting learning spaces. In her spare time, she enjoys the four generations of her family.
An English teacher originally, Janet's career evolved over the years from classroom teacher to consultant, co-leading edtech integration across the province as a member of the 2Learn.ca and ARPDC provincial teams, to school and district leadership as a Department Head at Lillian Osborne High School and a TIPS (Technology Integration and Planning Supports) Consultant with Edmonton Public... Read more »
Amelia Bird is a former Alberta math/science teacher and educational technology consultant who now combines her experience and passions working for Texthelp. She has a Masters in Educational Research from the University of Calgary and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning Mathematics. She believes that with the help of great teachers and innovative technology, students will be able to express their understanding in multiple ways and create diverse learning environments to suit their needs.