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Math Anxiety: An Important Component of Mathematical Success

Student Achievement Division: Elementary Initiatives – Year in Review Report 2014-2016

Resource Pages K-3: Play and Inquiry based-Learning

Resource Pages K-3: Pedagogical Documentation

Resource Pages K-3: Knowing Your Learner in the Reading Writing Environment

Resource Pages K-3: Talk in the Classroom

Knowledge Building Trailer

Insights into an Inquiry Classroom (Trailer)

Engage in Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices

Have Deep Knowledge of Students

Primary Students Sound The Alarm: An Issue that Matters

Math Lives Here: Finding the Math

Junior Students: A Community in Transition – Math Is in the Doing

Junior Students: A Community in Transition – Honouring Students’ Lived Experiences

Take a Constructivist Approach

A Desire to Make a Difference

Have High Expectations

Checking Our Privilege

The What and Why of CRP

Primary Students Sound the Alarm: Finding Voice and Agency

Primary Students Sound the Alarm: Math Makes a Case

Math Lives Here: Culturally Responsive Practice & Social Justice

Junior Students: A Community in Transition – Math is Personal

Daniel Ansari – Learning Challenges and Early Intervention

Sarah Greenwald – We All Have the Capability

Sarah Greenwald – Connecting Interests

Sarah Greenwald – Pop Culture in the Classroom

Sarah Greenwald – Bringing Humour to Math Learning

Steven Strogatz – The Math in Six Degrees of Separation

Steven Strogatz – Using Math to Explain Coincidence

Steven Strogatz – Teachers as Perpetual Learners

Steven Strogatz – Making Math Exciting for Everyone

Steven Strogatz – Math is Creativity

Nathalie Sinclair – Mathematics and Infinity

Nathalie Sinclair – Geometric Problem-Solving

Nathalie Sinclair – Dynamic Geometry

Nathalie Sinclair – Visual Learning

Nathalie Sinclair – Student Engagement

Nathalie Sinclair – Resources for Teachers

Nathalie Sinclair – Improving Media Messaging

Ruth Beatty – Moving Forward

Ruth Beatty – Thinking About Math and Culture

Ruth Beatty – Uncovering Opportunities for Math Learning

Lisa Lunney Borden – Authentic Learning

Lisa Lunney Borden – Honouring and Embracing Indigenous Knowledge

Lisa Lunney Borden – Conceptual Understanding of Mathematics

Lisa Lunney Borden – Creating a Sense of Belonging

Lisa Lunney Borden – The Importance of Language

Lisa Lunney Borden – Integration of Culture in the Classroom

Lisa Lunney Borden – Building Better Relationships

Lisa Lunney Borden – Connecting Mathematical Learning in the Classroom

Marian Small – Visual Representations

Marian Small – Math Anxiety

Marian Small – Big Ideas

Alex Lawson – Constructing a Math Environment

Alex Lawson – The Continuum of Instructional Strategies

Alex Lawson – Moving to Numerical Proficiency

Alex Lawson – Building Math Strategies

Cathy Bruce – Engagement in Mathematics

Cathy Bruce – Partners in Math Teaching

Cathy Bruce – Fractions Learning Pathway

Chris Suurtamm – Math Assessment

Chris Suurtamm – Algebraic Thinking

Chris Suurtamm – Enhancements in Learning

Chris Suurtamm – Math and the Media

Chris Suurtamm – Supporting Teachers

Connie Quadrini – Concrete and Digital Learning Tools

Connie Quadrini – Students with Learning Disabilities

Connie Quadrini – Math Knowledge for Teaching

Connie Quadrini – Embrace the Messiness

Jill Gough – Advice for Educators, Parents and Senior Leaders

Jill Gough – Building Conceptual Understanding through Visualization

Jill Gough – Benefits of Technology

Jill Gough – Classroom Culture

Faye Mishna – Making it Work for Students

Faye Mishna – Cyberbullying and Self-regulation

Leah Gardiner – Developing Awareness of Self and Others

Leah Gardiner – Social and Emotional Learning

Dr. Lee Freedman – A Trigger Response Practice

Leah Gardiner – Mindfulness without Borders

Elli Weisbaum – Guided Meditation Demonstration

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness as a Tool

Elli Weisbaum – Neuroscience and Mindfulness

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness in the Classroom

Elli Weisbaum – What is Mindfulness?

Dr. Lee Freedman – Neuroplasticity

Robert MacFadden – Positive Pedagogy

Dr. Lee Freedman – Brain Development

Dr. Lee Freedman – Executive Functions

Dr. Lee Freedman – Demands on Children’s Brains Today

Robert MacFadden – Positive Psychology

Daniel Ansari – Understanding Math Learning Strategies

Daniel Ansari – Brain Activity Research and Learning


Empowering Students through Inquiry

Daniel Ansari – Number Symbols and Representations

Safety and Stress

Daniel Ansari – Addressing Math Anxiety with Evidence-based Research

Daniel Ansari – The Importance of Early Math

Creating a Learning Community

We’re not good until we’re all good

Relevant Learning

Authentic Learning

Learning with Purpose and Passion

Assistive Technology

Student-led Teacher-Supported Inquiry

Inquiry Learning

Accountable Talk – Practice in Action

The Importance of Teacher Beliefs

The 6 C’s – Creating the Conditions

The Inquiry Journey

Assessment and Evaluating Inquiry in Math

Edible Math

Thinking Like a Mathematician

Student Thoughts on Checking In

Math Tools

Math Connections

Home and School Connections

Growth Mindset

Maker Space Mindset

Agents of Change

Benefits of Maker Space

Building a Community of Learners: A Principal’s Perspective

Co-constructing Learning: Teacher Perspective

Robert MacFadden – The Evolution of the Brain

Peter Chaban – Positive Classroom Practices

Peter Chaban – ADHD Symptoms and Difficulties

Peter Chaban – Benefits of Developing Good Attention Habits

Peter Chaban – Supporting The Demands of Working Memory

Peter Chaban – Refocusing Strategies

Peter Chaban – ADHD: How It Works

Peter Chaban – Identifying and Addressing Attention Issues

Peter Chaban – Attention and Success

Faye Mishna – Sexting and Media Influence

Faye Mishna – The Importance of Communication

Faye Mishna – Developing Healthy Norms

Faye Mishna – Acceptance and Support

Faye Mishna – Cyberbullying: Definition and Effects

Leah Gardiner – Handling Conflict Skillfully

Leah Gardiner – Social Emotional Intelligence and Benefits

Leah Gardiner – The Effects of Social and Emotional Learning

Leah Gardiner – The Mindfulness Ambassador Council

Leah Gardiner – Benefits of Mindfulness in the Classroom

Elli Weisbaum – Bell and Breath Practice

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness as an Inquiry

Elli Weisbaum – Know Your Students

Elli Weisbaum – Weather Check-in Activity

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness Practice

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness Intervention Research

Elli Weisbaum – Workout for the Mind

Elli Weisbaum – Mindfulness in Education

Dr. Lee Freedman – Developing Healthy Minds

Dr. Lee Freedman – The Healthy Mind Platter

Dr. Lee Freedman – Resilience Factors

Dr. Lee Freedman – Integration of The Senses

Michael Apollo – What is Leadership?

Dr. Lee Freedman – What Being Healthy Means

Dr. Lee Freedman – The Mind and Body: Paying Attention

Dr. Lee Freedman – Children’s Voice

Michael Apollo – Leadership Skills in the Educational System

Michael Apollo – Perspective-taking in Leadership

Michael Apollo – Self-awareness: The Base of Emotional Intelligence

Michael Apollo – Self-compassion and Compassionate Interactions

Michael Apollo – The Challenges of Being a Skillful Leader

Michael Apollo – Social Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

Dr. Stuart Shanker – The Benefits of Reading

Dr. Stuart Shanker – The Anxiety Epidemic

Dr. Stuart Shanker – Neuroscience and Impulsive Behaviour

Dr. Stuart Shanker – Physiological and Social Stressors

Michele Chaban – Positive and Negative Stress Responses

Michele Chaban – The Importance of Attachment: Dan Siegel

Dr. Stuart Shanker – School as a Community Hub

Dr. Stuart Shanker – Self-regulation Havens

Dr. Stuart Shanker – Self-regulation vs Self-control

Dr. Stuart Shanker – The Five Steps of Self-regulation

Dr. Stuart Shanker – Strategies for Dealing with Stressors

Dr. Stuart Shanker – What is Self-regulation?

Michele Chaban – Self-Regulation and Co-regulation

Michele Chaban – COAL: Curiosity, Openness, Acceptance, Love

Michele Chaban – Health, Wellness, Resilience and Learning

Robert MacFadden – Understanding Neuroscience to Optimize Learning

Robert MacFadden – The Benefits of Meditation

Robert MacFadden – Secure Attachment

Robert MacFadden – The Brain: A Social Organ

Robert MacFadden – Emotional Regulation

Robert MacFadden – Normalizing Negativity

Robert MacFadden – Psychologically Safe Learning

Robert MacFadden – The Handy Puppet of the Brain

Michael Apollo – Nurturing Emotional Intelligence in Schools

Michael Apollo – Creating Cultures of Social-emotional Learning

Michael Apollo – Strategies to Develop Leadership Characteristics

Michael Apollo – The Evolution of Leadership Skills

Michael Apollo – Key Leadership Characteristics

Michael Apollo – Students as Leaders

Robert MacFadden – Neuroscience and Education

Robert MacFadden – What is Neuroscience?

Exploring Indigenous Culturally Responsive Mathematics

Collaboration for Impact

Starting Early

Seeing Results

Inquiry-based Learning in First Nations Communities

Empowering Students

The Power of a Growth Mindset

What does inquiry-based learning look like?

What is inquiry-based learning?

Defining Success

Changing the Student Teacher Relationship

Cultivating Leadership and Collaboration

Support from System Leaders

Risk-taking for Students and Teachers

Growth Mindset: Failure as Opportunity

Connections Outside the Classroom

An Entrepreneurial Toolkit

An Entrepreneurial Mindset

My Role at MaRS

Happiness as a Teaching Tool

The Power of Failure

Building Resilience

The Importance of Building Emotional Intelligence

Impact of Practicing Gratitude on the Whole Child

Reducing Stress, Increasing Performance

Growth Mindset and Increased Engagement

Connecting Gratitude and Well-being

Smiles in Schools

The Evolution of Plasticity Labs

Leadership Visioning

Three Great Leaders

Knowing When to Collaborate

Shifting Attitudes Opens New Pathways

Mental Health, Self-esteem and Well-being

Stereotypes and Identity Issues

The Black Doll Project and Media Stereotypes for Black Youth

Resilience and Growth Mindset Journey

How I See Success

Success for Me

Choosing Happiness

The Story Behind The Happiness Equation

Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation

Growth Mindset is Openness and Curiosity

Students’ Emerging Values

The Happiness Formula

Integrating AWESOME in Schools

1000 Awesome Things

Leadership Skills and Abilities

Implementing Mentorship in Schools

Talking about Race in Classrooms

Coaching Students to Have a Growth Mindset

Challenges for Black Students

Leadership Everywhere

Understanding Students from Low-income Communities

Mentoring Youth

Teaching Leadership

Building Self-esteem

The Importance of Goal-setting

Leadership and Systemic Change

Applying Math Outside the Classroom

Teachers are the Key

Five Dimensions of Powerful Mathematical Classrooms

Applying the TRU Framework

Being a Powerful Mathematical Thinker

Teaching for Robust Understanding of Mathematics

Developing a Mathematical Growth Mindset

What is Success?

Promoting Grit and Persistence

Fostering Success: Growing Educator Mindsets

What is Growth Mindset?

The Opportunities of a Growth Mindset

The Importance of Collaboration and Community

The Making of 21 Toys

The Impact of Risk-taking

Play Curriculums

Harnessing the Power of Failure

Social Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Overcoming Obstacles

The Empathy Toy

Encouraging Creativity

Mindfulness: Cultivating Healthy Classrooms for Students and Teachers

Growth Mindset Thinkers – Introduction

Laying the Foundation: Playing with Blocks and Puzzles Can Prepare Children to Learn Math

The Challenge and the Promise of Working with Ideas

Igniting Powerful Partnerships

New Pedagogies – Our Hope for the Future

The Power of Questioning – What does an ideas based classroom look like?

Creating Conditions for Capacity Building


Powerful Adoption – Insights, Reflections, Assessment

Getting Started – Implementation is a Social Process

Idea Based Learning – Deep Inquiry


Changing Pathways in Sport

Mental Well-being Drives Success

Failure is a Learning Process

Performing Under Pressure


Team Canada’s Growth Mindset

Being a Global Citizen

Applying My Journey in Sports to Teaching

A Community-led Approach

Skills For the Future

System Leaders as Agents of Change

Informed Risk Taking

Building Leadership Skills

Failure is a Learning Experience

Applying a Growth Mindset

The High School Experience

The Seven Secrets to Happiness and How to Integrate Them in Schools

The Importance of Self-reflection

Learning From Failure

Principals are Great Leaders

What really counts in our classrooms?

The Significance of Community Engagement

The Learning

Teachers Need Indigenous Knowledge

Students in Leadership Roles

Talking Circles

Student Voice

Reaching Out to the Community

Positive Outcomes

Indigenous Learning is Complex

Going Deeper

Community Involvement

Collaborative Inquiry

Academic Achievement and Well-being

The Role of Educators in Career Development

Final Reflection and Next Steps

Checking for Understanding After the Consolidation

Connecting: Planning and Doing the Consolidation

Selecting and Sequencing

Monitoring for Understanding of the Task

Monitoring to Encourage Collaborative Problem Solving

Monitoring to Understand Strategies

Using Classroom Structures to Monitor Student Learning

Monitoring Without Leading

Questioning During the Monitoring

Monitoring to Gather Evidence of Learning

Anticipating Misconceptions, Questions to Ask, and Differentiation of Instruction

Anticipating the Math by Doing the Math

Anticipating Big Ideas and Strategies

Anticipating Using the Curriculum

Overview of Anticipating

The Five Practices: A Planning Framework

Educator Debrief on the Gallery Walk

Excerpts from the Gallery Walk

Preparing the Class for the Gallery Walk

Educators Preparing for the Gallery Walk

The Math Congress

The Minds On: Introducing the Array through Quick Images – Class 2

The Minds On: Introducing the Array through Quick Images: Class 1

The Landscape of Learning: Models

The Landscape of Learning: Strategies

The Landscape of Learning: Big Ideas

The Landscape of Learning: An Overview

Understanding the Math: Moving Students from Additive to Multiplicative Thinking

Understanding the Math: The Big Idea of Place Value

Understanding the Math: The Big Idea of Unitizing

Understanding the Math: Regrouping Numbers When Adding

Understanding the Math: Partial Products

Understanding the Math: Doubling

Understanding the Math: Moving to Skip Counting and Repeated Addition

Math Content Knowledge for Teaching

Building Student-to-Student Conversations

Student Discourse

Student Questioning to Promote Discussion

Talk Moves to Create a Collaborative Learning Environment

Growth Mindset: Students

Growth Mindset: Educators

The Role of the Principal

Evidence of Mathematical Learning in the Environment

Creating an Inclusive Mathematical Learning Environment

The Professional Learning Environment for Mathematics

Beginning to Create a Collaborative Learning Culture

Madoc Introduction

What Algebraic Symbols Have Been and Might Become

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