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Part 2: Spatial Reasoning as an Essential Building Block of Pre-K and Kindergarten Education

Primary Teacher’s Reflection on Knowledge Building

Beth Grosso On Effective Practice

Daniel Ansari – Learning Challenges and Early Intervention

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

Daniel Ansari – Understanding Math Learning Strategies

Daniel Ansari – Brain Activity Research and Learning

Daniel Ansari – Number Symbols and Representations

Daniel Ansari – Addressing Math Anxiety with Evidence-based Research

Unitizing and Counting Money

The Importance of Spatial Reasoning

Student Clip – Developing Teacher and Student Efficacy

Reflection on the Journey

Numbers to 1000

Moving from One to One Counting to Skip Counting

Introduction to Conversations in Primary

Classifying Numbers

Risk Taking Gr. 3

Student to Student Learning, Gr. 3

Inquiry and Student Engagement, Gr. 3


Discourse and Idea Improvement

Satisfying Way to Teach


Getting Started part 2

Getting Started part 1

Creating Ideas


Medium Ideas

Self-Organized Learning

Self-Organized Learning Environment

The Power of Math Inquiry

What is achievement?

Math Curriculum: What teachers need to know

The Need for Powerful Tools: Formal and Informal Understanding in Math

The Power of Collaborative Learning

Pushing Our Own Thinking: Teaching and Learning Math

Responding to Students

Adaptive Learning and Digital Environments

Doing Computations with Understanding

The Multiplication Landscape

Big Ideas, Strategies and Modelling

Basic facts or conceptual understandings? A False Dichotomy

What is numeracy?

Studying Co-Constructed Negotiated Learning: Spiral Story

Assessment For, As and Of Learning through Pedagogical Documentation

Living with Questions in an Inquiry Stance

Building Relationships Between Contexts and Perspectives

Deepening Our Understanding: Constructing Working Theories About Measurement

Deepening our Understanding: Constructing Working Theories About Patterning

Reflections on Learning: Karyn Callaghan

Re-imagining the Learning Environment

Skills in a Technological Society

A Tool, Not a Rule

The Art of Mathematics

Creativity and Mathematically Interesting Problems

Representing: Purpose guides the way

Leadership Matters

Self-Organizing Systems

Is knowing obsolete?

Changing Classrooms

Effective Professional Learning

Computational Fluency

Problem Solving: An Inquiry Approach

Productive vs Unproductive Struggle: Understanding Student Thinking

Curiosity, Content and the Correct Answer

The Impact of Assessment

Multimodal Learning

Hands on Mathematics

The Art of Math

Think about Why

Building Fluency with +/- Facts

Assessment “Good for All Students”

Another Look at Triangulation

Rethinking Reporting in a Technical Age

Culture of Engagement and Curiosity

Rethinking Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment

Beyond “Do You Know It?”: The Achievement Chart

Mental Math: Thinking Flexibly with Numbers

Mathematical Success: A Conceptual Approach

Learning Beliefs in Mathematics

STEM Implications

Math Perceptions: Dispelling the Myth

Mindsets and the Learning of Math

Mindsets and Mistakes

Shifts in Math Education

Timed Learning and Math Anxiety

Why is numeracy important?

The Numberline: Model And Equivalence

Models: Powerful Tools for Thinking

Improvable Ideas in the Classroom

Indicator 1.6 – Grades K-3 (Part 2)

Indicator 1.6 – Grades K-3 (Part 1)

Indicator 1.5 – Grades K-3 (Part 3)

Indicator 1.5 – Grades K-3 (Part 2)

Indicator 1.5 – Grades K-3 (Part 1)

Indicator 1.4 – Grades K-3

Indicator 1.3 – Grades K-3

Indicator 1.2 – Grades K-3

Social Justice Math: Doing the Math

Social Justice Math: Being in the Learner’s Role

Social Justice Math: Consolidation

Social Justice Math: Teacher Reflections

Social Justice Math: Shared Leadership

Social Justice Math: Collaborative Inquiry

Social Justice Math: Building a Culture of Learning

Social Justice Math: Setting the Context

What is Social Justice Math?

Social Justice Math: Gallery Walk

A Primary Task

Another Primary Task

Reading Conference: Text Structure

TLCP – Stage 2: Check-in

TLCP – Introduction

TLCP – Power of Student Work

TLCP – Power of Data Walls

TLCP – Moral Imperative

TLCP – Stage 1: Getting Started

TLCP – Stage 3: Reflection and Next Steps

Effective Instruction in Reading Comprehension – Conclusion

Reflection / Metacognition

Gradual Release of Responsibility

Reader’s Theatre

Learning Stations

Language-Rich Environment

Effective Instruction in Reading Comprehension – Language and Word Study

Influences on Comprehension

Reading Conference: Critical Thinking

Literary Conversations

Effective Instruction in Reading Comprehension – Reciprocal Teaching

Accountable Talk: Critical Literacy

Read Aloud: Critical Literacy/Questioning


Strategic Instruction

Individual Conference: Assessment / Metacognition

Guided Reading: Metacognition

Shared Reading: Text Structure

Making Predictions

Literacy for the Twenty-First Century

Introduction – Effective Instruction in Reading Comprehension

Proportional Reasoning in the Primary and Junior Grades

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