PD Manitoba

 Introduction | Information SPECIAL PRESENTATION

 

The training sessions will be led by JUMP Math Manager of Teacher Support and First Nations Outreach, Liz Barrett. Liz has been working with JUMP Math for many years and has been working with many teachers, parents, tutors, especially in First Nations communities, which is her passion. She is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about JUMP Math and its effect upon not only students but also teachers and parents. Liz is more than willing to spend time answering your questions and guiding you in the right direction. If you have not yet attended a JUMP Math training session, we strongly recommend that you do so soon.

How to Reach and Teach Every Child (Introduction)

Focus Audience: Teachers of Grades 1–8, Learning Assistance Specialists, and EAs with little or no experience with JUMP Math.

JUMP Math’s Professional Development (PD) session is designed to give you the tools and skills to effectively implement the program in your classroom or school.  In this workshop participants will:

  • Learn about the JUMP Math program, its philosophy and development
  • Examine their own comfort levels with mathematics and mathematics teaching
  • Discuss the importance of teachers' mathematical knowledge
  • Observe and critique a JUMP Math lesson
  • Become familiar with JUMP Math's teacher and student materials
  • Learn about anticipating ‘pitfalls’, task analysis and other JUMP Math teaching strategies
  • Discuss practical strategies
  • Have opportunities to share ideas and network with colleagues

SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY DR. JOHN MIGHTON, FOUNDER OF JUMP MATH

JUMP Math teaching leads to confident math students and strong problem solvers.

Join Dr John Mighton and Liz Barrett in this special workshop, Problem Solving Using JUMP Math, to learn about JUMP Math and to explore ways that you can develop problem solving skills and a love for math! This is recommended for both educators who have used JUMP Math and also those who are new to our program*.

  • Learn about the JUMP Math program and philosophy
  • Discuss the importance of teachers' mathematical knowledge
  • Explore effective methods for teaching problem solving strategies
  • Discuss the importance of mental math and automatic recall of number facts in problem solving
  • Become familiar with JUMP Math's Teacher Resource and Student Materials, particularly for problem solving

Monday, October 6th, 2014
Winnipeg, MB - Best Western Winnipeg Airport Hotel, 1715 Wellington Avenue, Spruce Room (map)
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Central time
Cost: $80 plus GST

*John and Liz will be available at lunch and after the session to answer questions for educators new to the program

NOTE:  JUMP Math PD sessions for How to Reach and Teach Every Child (Introduction) are also available as a series of webinars.

Please click here for more INFORMATION

Discounts and Payment

When you register, you have the opportunity to order one set of grade-specific student Assessment and Practice books at the discounted price of $14 plus GST and one printed, binder-ready version of a grade-specific Teacher Resource package at the discounted price of $65 plus GST.  This discount is only available up to one week before the workshop.

We recommend that you pay online when you register. However, if you do pay by cheque, please indicate which workshop you are attending and MAIL it to:  JUMP Math, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1006, Toronto, ON M5E 1E5. Please do not bring your cheque to the workshop.

2-Day Workshops

JUMP Math two-day workshops designed to give participants a deeper understanding of how to teach math effectively. 2-Day Workshops are held in cities across Canada, Click here for Registration Information.

You can also browse our calendar for a full slate of training sessions and webinars.

 

Webinars

For your convenience, JUMP Math PD sessions for Level 1, Level 2 and special education are available as a series of webinars.

You can also browse our calendar for a full slate of training sessions and webinars.

 

Want a PD Session in Your Community?

For more information about upcoming PD opportunities in B.C., please contact Liz Barrett at liz.barrett@jumpmath.org.

If there is sufficient interest in your school district, arrangements can be made to have a JUMP Math facilitator deliver professional development to your group. Prices vary according to location and number of teachers. Please contact Noreen McLean, Office Manager, for more details.

 

Professional Development Certificates

Professional development certificates are available to participants upon request. Please contact Noreen McLean to make arrangements.

 

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