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Thursday, February 20 • 1:15pm - 4:00pm
Games to Connect Literacy and Math

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Games can be engaging and motivating, while simultaneously providing opportunities for students to deepen the connection between literacy and mathematics. We will discuss the math and literacy components within the game - what to look for, what to listen for, questions to ask students, ideas for differentiation and error handling. Leave this session with ready-made ideas to take back to your classroom as well as online resources you can access and print. Come and join us in our playful, yet intentional time, as we highlight the symbiotic relationship between literacy and mathematics.

Speakers
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Wanda Dechant

Designer of Professional Learning, Calgary Regional Consortium
Wanda Dechant is a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium.  Her role includes supporting teachers, E.A.’s, school admin, learning coaches and parents in the area of K-12 Math. Wanda began teaching math and science in 2000, her teaching experience... Read More →
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Kim Tackaberry

Designer of Professional Learning, Calgary Regional Consortium
Kim Tackaberry B.A, B. Ed. (Specialist in Special Education) graduated with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Ottawa in 1991. Her career in education spans over twenty five years. Kim taught Grades three through nine at Foothills Academy, a centre for children with Learning... Read More →


Thursday February 20, 2020 1:15pm - 4:00pm MST
Macleod Hall E1 Calgary Telus Convention Centre
  Mathematics, Elementary