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Thursday, February 9 • 12:00 - 13:00
Mad About Fractions!

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Teaching fractions may at first seem daunting. After all, 4/3 of people struggle with fractions! But, with a variety of suitable models, solid questioning, and opportunities for problem-solving, you won't end up with frustrated kids! Together, let's throw out the RULES, talk about common misunderstandings (and what we, as adults, do to perpetuate them), and build the skills to foster conceptual understanding of fractions. Walk away from this session with activity ideas designed to stimulate thinking and learning!

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Jane Gannon

Educational Math Consultant, Gannon Consulting
I am a sessional instructor in the University of Alberta's Faculty of Education (EDEL 316). I help prepare future teachers to teach math in the elementary classroom. I also provide on-site professional development for K-12 math teachers and administrators - specific areas for improvement are identified, and we work together to meet those needs in a collaborative environment. In addition, I run elementary school family math nights in an effort... Read More →

Thursday February 9, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Shaw CC: Salon 13/14 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 48