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Recalibrating the Math Class
Presented by: Dave Martin
Friday, April 03, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB
About the Session:

Let x be the number of classes in a semester, y be the complexity of the classroom, and z be your sanity.  How does one maximize z while addressing the constant increase of y and the limited number of x?  Dave Martin will share his success story of how he challenged many traditional practices of teaching high school math which resulted in more students with deeper understanding of essential concepts.  Rooted in research, come and learn how to implement highly effective teaching strategies while at the same time addressing "re dos, rewrites, and retests".  Through authentic experiences, you will be provided with some new ideas to take back to your context.  You will also learn ways to start your own journey towards an "Outcome Based" classroom which can truly challenge the comforted and comfort the challenged.  Time will be spent for you to develop a full learning progression around a high leverage outcome in your course. 

About the Presenter(s):
Dave Martin Dave Martin has a Masters of Mathematics, a Degree in Education, and a love for prime numbers. He has been teaching for 10 years,during which time, he was nominated for Teacher of Excellence in Alberta, has spoken across North America, and has successfully removed grades in most of his high school math courses. Dave currently is one of Red Deer Catholic's Math/Science Lead teachers, where he works with all the math and science teachers in the division. Some of his passions include playing board games and reciting the digits of Pi...starting at the end.
Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL 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 seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: March 27, 2020
Cost: $50.00
Focus(es): Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 10-12
Audience: Teachers