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NCTCA 2017 will be held on February 9th and 10th.   Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NCTCA and join in the conversation at #NCTCA2017. We will be holding Twitter Scavenger Hunts for prizes throughout Convention!

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Friday, February 10 • 08:30 - 10:30
Link Literature to Math, to Science, to Social Studies... kids engage and learning grows.....

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Are you looking for new books, poems and ideas for prompting rich learning investigations? I’ve got some great ones. Join me. This session will place a special emphasis on making connections across Language Arts, Mathematics and Science. We will make direct links to concepts that build across the primary grades so you can tailor the tasks to your grade level. I will share a checklist for choosing appropriate literature, and using it with purpose. There is strong research evidence that when we infuse literature into our teaching, reluctant learners come alive.... In fact, the basics for Literacy are the basics for Numeracy and vice versa. Teach math like a language, infuse reading, writing, story telling and symbol comprehension skills into all subjects, you will be amazed at the difference for learners Ideas for Monday that will build all year long. I have a terrific selection of “new” materials to use.

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Geri Lorway

Consultant, Thinking101
Teachers change the world....one mind at a time. As a teacher researcher, university instructor, instructional coach Geri works with students, parents and teachers across the grades, around the world. Teach students how to learn, they can and will learn ANYTHING! Her passion will inspire you._x000D_ | Geri's background includes 16+ years teaching Math and Science Issues and Methods courses for U of A & Simon Fraser University.As a teacher... Read More →


Friday February 10, 2017 08:30 - 10:30
Shaw CC: Salon 4 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 160