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Teaching Grade 9 Math Knowing There's a PAT at the End Grade 9
Presented by: Sandi Berg
Date(s):
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Teaching Grade 9 math can be intimidating knowing that there is a Provincial Achievement Test at the end of the course. Rote memorization of facts and algorithms may work in the short term for some students; however, by focusing on deep conceptual understanding of content, students will have an opportunity to explore the beauty of mathematics through rigorous activities. When students have a deep understanding of content, the PATs will reflect this.

During this session, teachers will actively participate in student centred activities that focus on developing deep understanding of curricular content, discuss and solve probing questions that access more than just surface understanding, play games that will provide opportunities to master known facts, and examine the structure of the PAT exam.

About the Presenter(s):
Sandi Berg Sandi Berg has taught every grade and almost every subject from K-12. As a Curriculum Implementation Support Consultant at Central Alberta Regional Consortium, she is constantly increasing her repertoire of student-centred activities that make connections with the world, develop Competencies and Mathematical Processes and focus on infusing Literacy and Numeracy within all curricular areas. Her favorite sessions are those that focus on practical, hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom tomorrow.
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: February 09, 2018
Cost: $35.00
Focus(es): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): Grade 9
Audience: Teachers, Instructional leaders