The Ministry of Education is pleased to offer the following live virtual learning sessions. We encourage educators to attend the virtual learning sessions in teams. Please register once for each device connected to the session and indicate the number of people that will be participating. All sessions will take place in Adobe Connect. (System requirements)
All sessions will be recorded and posted on this site shortly after.
Suggested Audience: Intermediate and Secondary School and Board Math Coaches, Facilitators, and Leads, Secondary Administrators, and school-based teams of Intermediate and/or Secondary Math Educators and Leaders.
In this session we will continue our conversations focusing on strategies and practices that create and sustain conditions for students to succeed in Mathematics as they transition to grade 9. Smooth transitions contribute to a strong foundation for success in secondary schools and beyond.
Suggested Audience: School and system leaders with responsibilities for mathematics, well-being leads, classroom educators
Participants will explore concrete examples of how to pay attention to achievement and well-being in math while attending to equity by focusing on the student at the centre of the experience.
Participants will engage in discussions about the role of success criteria and descriptive feedback in the assessment process. We will explore how criteria and feedback are situated in determining a valid and reliable grade.
Suggested Audience: Classroom teachers, math lead teachers, math professional learning facilitators.
Participants will explore the concept of zero and how it impacts the teaching and learning of our number system.