GEDSB ASPDO

Here are some of the math workshops offered in the After School Professional Development Opportunites from Grand Erie District School Board for the 2010-2011 school year.

Numeracy Block: Planning Three-Part Lessons
Elementary Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9056
Oct 18, 2010 4:00-5:30 pm Joseph Brant Learning Centre

OR

E-Centre ID: 9057
October 20, 2010 4:00 -5:30 pm Waterford District High School

Details:
This session will examine planning for an effective numeracy block, with emphasis on developing three-part
problem-solving lessons. Participants will have an opportunity to work on planning their own threepart
lesson, and are asked to bring their own resources for this planning (e.g., text Teaching Guide
such as Math Makes Sense, Effective Guides, Supersource Guides, professional resources such as Van
de Walle and/or Burns, Mathematics curriculum document).

Assessment: Developing Rich Tasks
Elementary Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9048
February 7, 2011 4:00-5:30 pm Joseph Brant Learning Centre

OR

E-Centre ID: 9049
February 9, 2011 4:00-5:30 pm Jarvis Public School

Details:
Participants in this session will examine the process of rich task creation, with a focus on differentiation
and higher order thinking. Participants are asked to bring current plans, lessons, tasks or ideas that will
provide the opportunity to apply their new learning in an authentic context. Please bring any relevant
curriculum and support documents.

Numeracy Block: Incorporating the Process Expectations
Elementary Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9058
February 23, 2011 4:00 -5:30 pm Joseph Brant Learning Centre

OR

E-Centre ID: 9059
February 24, 2011 4:00 -5:30 pm Waterford District High School

Details:
This session will examine lesson-planning that builds students’ mathematical understanding through the
development of the process expectations, with particular emphasis on problem-solving and
communication. Participants will have the opportunity to work on developing lessons that build upon these
process expectations, and are asked to bring their own resources for this planning (e.g., text Teaching
Guide such as Math Makes Sense, Effective Guides, Supersource guides, professional resources such as
Van de Walle and/or Burns, Mathematics curriculum document).

Early Numeracy
Kindergarten Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9089
March 21, 2011 4:00 – 5:30 pm Nipissing University (Room 002)

OR

E-Centre ID: 9090
March 23, 2011 4:00-5:30pm Jarvis Public School

Details:
Exploring developmental stages, scaffolding and teaching strategies, school-home connections, and
activity based learning; math read aloud books and teachable moments. …MAKE AND TAKE

Making Math Accessible
Elementary Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9103
March 28, 2011 4:00-5:30pm Joseph Brant Learning Centre

OR

E-Centre ID: 9104
March 30, 2011 4:00-5:30 pm Waterford District High School

Details:
This session will focus on creating a rich mathematics program that facilitates success for all learners.
Participants will examine strategies and tasks that can provide an entry point for all learners.

101 ways to Use The Learning Carpet
Rediscover your school’s Carpet
Elementary Teachers
E-Centre ID: 9100
April 27, 2011 4:00 – 7:00 pm Joseph Brant Learning Centre
Details:
This workshop is a fast-paced, interactive programme that will introduce innumerable and creative ways to
use The Learning Carpet. Teachers will actively experience concepts in all five strands of mathematics.
Practical strategies for map and globe skills and basic phonemic awareness, will also be shared using the
grid. The Learning Carpet, is a teaching tool that is used to kinesthetically teach primary/junior children
math and language concepts.
Each GEDSB school (one Kindergarten teacher per building) was provided with training on the Learning
Carpet and received a carpet in 2005.
Light dinner provided.

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