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Building Multiplicative Thinking in Grade 3-6
Presented by: Cathy Coers
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Students struggling in mathematical problem solving may be using inefficient counting strategies or less efficient additive strategies rather than multiplicative strategies. How do we support them in developing more effective strategies? During this session, we will explore:

  • a variety of multiplicative strategies
  • ways of using manipulatives to develop deeper understanding, and
  • strategies for moving from concrete to abstract representations

Please note:  The morning session will focus on single digit multiplication while the afternoon focuses on multi-digit multiplication.  Grade 3 teachers may want to attend only the morning session rather than all day.

About the Presenter(s):
Cathy Coers

Cathy Coers is a Curriculum Implementation Support Consultant for the Central Alberta Regional Consortium. She has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years and has earned her Master's Degree in the Science of Education focusing on the Art and Science of Teaching. Her focus over the last 10+ years has been on supporting her teaching colleagues through the roles of Learning Coach, Math Curriculum Implementation Lead, and AISI Leader working in the areas of literacy, mathematics, assessment, and instructional practices. She is also a certified Independent Lynn Erickson and Lois Lanning Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction Presenter and Trainer.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: January 12, 2018
Cost: $35.00
Focus(es): EMPL
Grade Level(s): Grades 3-6
Audience: Teachers