OAME Annual Conference – Barrie 2016 – Leap Into Math
hosted by MAC2 at Georgian College, Barrie, ON
Robert Lang challenges us to open possibilities for every learner. Start with art and find the structure. Seek connections through creativity.
Catherine Bruce highlighted the importance of fractions, the lack of clarity on the anatomy of a fraction, the need to attend to and understand unit fractions, and to help learners find clarity and understanding.
Paul Alves modeled powerful pedagogy as he empowered participants to code.
Melissa Poremba challenges us to use literacy to further develop a stronger culture of numeracy.
Steven Strogatz used his New York Times series to highlight the importance of humor, empathy, relevance, and visualizations. His breast cancer article, Chances Are, connected, for me, to Catherine Bruce’s earlier talk. Fractions often bring more clarity and understanding than percents and decimals.
Chris Suurtamm challenges us to honor algebraic thinking, visualization, and flexibility in learners of all ages.
Never ever miss an opportunity to learn with Graham Fletcher.
There were two sessions of Ignite talks at OAME. I was a speaker for the first session, therefore, no sketch notes. Here are the highlights from the second session.