JUMP Math: Problem Solving Pro-D

  • Start Date: 08/26/2013
  • End Date: 08/27/2013
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"John Mighton may well become the nation's math conscience. He not only knows that all children can master genuine mathematics but has repeatedly proved so with his brilliant, no-nonsense ...
program."
-- Andrew Nikiforuk, education writer and award-winning author

Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Student: Focus on Problem Solving Focus Audience: Math consultants, principals, teachers, education assistants, and parents. No previous experience with JUMP Math required.

Choose the date that best meets your needs, or sign up for both days!
Day 1 - August 26: Kindergarten and Grades 1 through 3 Day 2 - August 27: Grades 4 through  8

On each day, Dr. John Mighton and Liz Barrett. JUMP Math's Manager of Outreach and Teacher Support for B.C. and First Nations, will demonstrate some effective strategies for teaching problem solving and provide lesson plans that teachers can use in the classroom.


Dr. Mighton will also highlight new materials and programs that are available from JUMP Math, including new interactive SMART Board lessons that facilitate the delivery of the lesson plans from the JUMP Math Teacher's Guides. He will also present recent research from cognitive science that has important implications for classroom practice.

Monday and Tuesday, August 26th and 27th Vancouver, BC - Room 1013, Earth Sciences Building (ESB), University of British Columbia, 2207 Main Mall
(map: http://maps.google.ca/maps?q=2207+Main+Mall,+Vancouver,+BC&hl=en-GB)
(Venue sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences)
Time: 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. PST each day
Cost:
$99 + HST for one day
$195 + HST for both days
Register at:
http://www.eply.com/JUMPMath2DayInstituteBCVancouver26082013790031