Starting the year with a growth mindset!

We were very fortunate to be able to start the year with a wonderful couple of days of professional Learning at Lancemore Hill. It was great to be able share the start of the year with everyone in a nice setting! Andrea Hillbrick started her work with a session on...

What’s your problem?

The upcoming Numeracy staff meeting will be on… Authentic Open ended Real life Numeracy Learning Problem Tasks and associated Tasks or AORNLPTT MJT buddy break-up. At the end of the term we will be having a pizza party break-up with JNR. You will be able to...

Don’t mess with big numbers!

After analyzing some pre-tests particularly subtraction ones The maths team was able to identify some gaps in the learning in regards to place value. Patty brought up some valuable points that we should take away. 1.We don’t borrow numbers, we rename them! 2....

Numeracy Meeting: Is your task quality?

This afternoon’s meeting is focusing on the characteristics of a quality numeracy tasks. Give me a Q! Give me a U! Give me a A! Give me a L! Give me a I! Give me a T! Give me a Y! Give me Quality!   Paddy introduced us to the estimation foldable. The idea...

Getting freaky with fractions!

Hello everyone, This afternoons meeting will start at 3:30 in the staffroom, we will be focusing on Professional Learning focus Use of number lines Fraction misconceptions Fraction teaching strategies Fraction Pathways Below are some of the resources mentioned at...