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Making Numeracy Meaningful Through Inquiry and Technological Problem Solving
Presented by: Candace Beaton
Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

This professional learning session will provide Early Years and Kindergarten to Grade 3 educators opportunities to explore effective learning strategies that purposefully integrate skills and concepts in numeracy with scientific inquiries and design and build challenges (technological problem solving)

Participants will:

• Gain hands-on experience with scientific inquiries and design and build (technological problem solving) challenges that integrate skills and numeracy in a meaningful way.

• Learn how science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) support development of children’s communication, creative, critical thinking and collaboration skills.

• Meet and collaborate with colleagues and engage in meaningful discussions that support program planning in early STEM education.



About the Presenter(s):
Candace Beaton Candace Beaton has her Bachelor of Education and is currently an Education Program Consultant for Let's Talk Science. Prior to her role with this national, charitable organization, Candace was an elementary classroom teacher as well as an Education Consultant with SMART Technologies where she spent much of her time helping teachers effectively integrate technology into their teaching. In her role with Let's Talk Science, Candace is responsible for creating and delivering hands-on/minds-on professional development sessions that aim to provide strategies for teachers to engage students in areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 3 FULL business days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide three FULL business days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place.
Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: December 06, 2018
Cost: $50.00
Focus(es): Science
Grade Level(s): K-3
Audience: Teachers