Category Archives: Workshops

Northwest Math Conference 2015 – Standards Based Grading Session Handouts and Summary #nwmc15 #sbl

On October 23rd, 2015 I got the chance to share what Standards Based Grading looks like in a mathematics classroom!  Standards based grading is an assessment philosophy that encourages a growth mindset by using a continuum of learning rubric rather … Continue reading

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Adventures in Standards-based Grading @ the BCAMT Fall Conference 2014

I just finished a great day at the BCAMT Math Conference in Surrey, B.C. – so much fun!  As promised, I said I would share some resources on my website for those that are interested in using standards-based grading in … Continue reading

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Using Games in Math Class – Coquitlam 2013

Today I had the chance to meet some fantastic teachers from Coquitlam and Burnaby to share some ideas and strategies for hope we can use games in our classroom. We started by talking about and playing the Tetris game, here’s … Continue reading

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Adventures in Math in Dease Lake

On August 29th to 31st I had the chance to travel to Dease Lake to share numeracy strategies and ideas.  It was fantastic to learn about the Stikine District (4 schools that span over 188 000 square kilometers!), and to … Continue reading

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My Adventures with Portfolios

Today I was in Coquitlam at Faye Brownlie’s workshop series.  It was a great day and so fantastic to meet new people and reconnect with the familiar ones (As a little inside joke I just have to say Go Canucks … Continue reading

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Math Games Session

On Thursday I attended (and hosted a session at) Faye Brownlie’s 3-part professional development series in Coquitlam.  My session looked at how we can use math games as formative assessments for students. We played what my students call the Tetris Game … Continue reading

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New Teachers’ Conference

The BCAMT’s New Teachers’ Conference was this Saturday, Feb 12th.  It was great to get the chance to share ideas and network with everyone – I think it’s my favorite conference of the year! I did a session on Art … Continue reading

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