The Mathematics Kindergarten to Grade 12 programs of study are based on the Common Curriculum Framework (CCF) under the Western Northern Canadian Protocol. The CCF identifies beliefs about mathematics, general and specific student outcomes, and achievement indicators. The main goals of mathematics education are to prepare students to:

• solve problems

• communicate and reason mathematically

• make connections between mathematics and its applications

• become mathematically literate

• appreciate and value mathematics

• make informed decisions as contributors to society 

Making The Shift! Curriculum Redesign and Mathematics
(Provincial Online Math Symposium, K - 12)

ARPDC hosted a “flipped” PD session on Curriculum Redesign and Mathematics. 

  • The topics span Divisions 1 – 4 as well as a session on working with parents and supporting the mathematics philosophy.
  • Specific topics include:
    • Creativity in Math for gr. K - 6
    • Numeracy and Literacy in Your Junior High Math Class for gr. 7-9
    • Cross Curricular Competencies for gr. 10-12
    • Good Questions: Creating a Culture of Critical Thinking for K-12
    • Getting Your Math Message Out to Parents for K-12

Video and support materials from the May 4, 2012 MCATA Spring Symposium on Reasoning and Sense Making in Mathematics.

This resource is for lessons using SMART Math Tools.

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