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Teaching Through Problem Solving, Grades 7-9

Facilitator(s): Barb Vezina
Date:April 17, 2013
Time:9:00 am – 3:30 pm
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (ERLC Office at Elmwood School)
Room 17/18, 16325 - 83 Avenue
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Course code: 13-MA-225

Target Audience

Grades 7-9 Teachers and Administrators

About this learning opportunity

The new curriculum has brought a paradigm shift in the way problem solving is to be presented to students.  We want to make the experience authentic and challenging so students can build a tool box of strategies that work for them. 

In this session, we will look how the pedagogy has changed and how to make the process powerful within your classroom. Barb will share research and techniques to experiment with and then we will explore a number of different resources on the Internet.

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Barb Vezina is the K-9 Math Consultant with Edmonton Public Schools and is a member of the ERLC regional math team. She has been teaching math and science for Edmonton Public for 20 years. Barb has spent her career working with students at risk within the city center and worked very hard to make math meaningful and science come alive for all of her students.  Her classes have always included a wide range of ability which strengthened her skill with differentiation and assessment.  Barb won the APEGA Teaching Award in 2012.

Barb enjoys yoga and reading and her spare time is spent with her husband and three young children.

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