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 and those who have not taken the Introduction workshop previously. This is not aimed at Tutors or Parents.
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
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (click on date to register)
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Mountain Time
Location: Calgary, AB - Boys and Girls Club Admin Building, 731 - 13th Avenue NE (map)
Cost: $80 plus GST per participant
*Special offer: $20 per participant registration for student and first year teachers. Please contact Noreen McLean (email@example.com) for details and registration
Books (one set per participant) are available until Tuesday May 4, 2016 and must be ordered at time of registration. No books will be sold at the workshop.
JUMP Math presents 2-Day workshops that are designed to give participants a deeper understanding of how to teach math effectively. 2-Day Workshops are held in cities across Canada. You can also browse our calendar for our training sessions and webinars.
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, One Yonge Street, Suite 1014, Toronto, ON M5E 1E5. Please do not bring your cheque to the workshop.
Want a PD Session in Your Community?
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.