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Overcoming Innumeracy Part 4: How Do We Talk to Leaders About Mathematics?

In an environment that sometimes feels driven by results and accountability, how does a classroom teacher talk to school leaders (and/or district leaders) about mathematics?

June 28, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Overcoming Innumeracy Part 3: How Do We Talk to our Colleagues About Mathematics?

Research into mathematics teaching indicates there is anxiety among some educators that has the ability to negatively influence the success of students’ mathematics learning. Such a concern requires addressing.

May 24, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Overcoming Innumeracy Part 2: How Do We Talk to Parents About Mathematics?

This blog is written from a perspective of helping parents understand the current curriculum and inviting them into the math learning.

April 27, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Overcoming Innumeracy Part 1: How Do We Talk to Students About Mathematics?

The goal of this four part blog series is to consider the following questions: What is it about the way we talk about mathematics that promotes the acceptance of "I can't do that"? What might we do to shift the conversation?

March 15, 2021 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

(Re)visiting the Topic of Equity

As “online learning” has begun in Alberta - for some as an available option for some time, for grades 7 to 12 students until Christmas, and for all students K through 12 for the first week of school in the New Year - it may be an opportune time to…

December 10, 2020 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

What Does Assessment Look Like in Our Current Reality?

Many of Jigsaw Learning’s partners are asking questions: How do we make this happen? How do teachers assess students who are working from home? How do teachers gather data and evidence to support and justify the assessment of student learning in what, for…

April 19, 2020 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

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September 23, 2019 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Structures et Processus Collaboratifs

Lors de l'élaboration d'une structure et d'un processus collaboratif dans les écoles, il est important de développer un étayage de rencontres pour répondre à la diversité des besoins des élèves et pour garantir un temps de collaboration pour les équipes.…

September 23, 2019 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Continuum de soutiens

L'établissement d'un continuum de soutiens est essentiel pour les écoles afin d'organiser, d'articuler et de hiérarchiser les stratégies, les accommodations et les interventions à votre disposition pour répondre aux divers besoins des élèves. Accédez à…

September 23, 2019 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article

Données et Preuves

Les données et les preuves d'apprentissage aident les équipes à avoir des conversations éclairées sur les élèves. Elles permettent d'identifier les élèves ayant besoin d'appui et de cibler les défis. Accédez à cette section afin de consulter des ressources…

September 23, 2019 | Author: Jennifer Ferguson | Read Article