Learning Opportunity

Unpacking and Understanding the New Math Curriculum – Grade 5 and Grade 6 Algebra

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Betty Morris
Date:November 02, 2023
Time:3:45 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-PCW-446
Focus: Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum Implementation and Pedagogy

Target Audience

Classroom Teachers Grade 5 and 6

Also Recommended For

Learning Leads, Consultants

About this Learning Opportunity

This session will focus on the Organizing Idea: Algebra, specifically looking at the understanding of the  Learning Outcome:

·         Students interpret numerical and algebraic expressions.


This session for grade 5 and 6 as well as combined grades will focus on teacher understanding of the changes, key vocabulary, and how the Knowledge, Understandings, Skills and Procedures work together to help bring understanding to the learning outcome.

Specific strategies for learning and teaching as well as support resources will be shared as part of the learning.

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

About the Facilitator

Betty Morris

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.  

Betty's interest in supporting teachers and students in their understanding of mathematics and... Read more »