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CATCA recognizes that convention is situated on Treaty 7, South of Red Deer River, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the North of Red Deer River Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree, and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land.

ATA President Schilling’s 2023 Convention Greeting. WATCH IT HERE!

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Friday, February 24 • 9:00am - 10:00am
THINKING THROUGH MATH! How to activate Tacit knowledge through developing a questioning construct in your students.

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Each year I survey students and start diving into some of the current research to design my next experiment on how to improve my teaching for the current students I have. Currently, my focus came from a brilliant Social Studies teacher. “How do you teach source-based analysis so quickly?” I asked. “Three Steps: 1) What do you see? 2) What do you think? 3) What do you wonder?”. I have spent years simplifying rules to a point where students have everything they need on an index card for each unit… but still they hesitate to use the tool. Why? They don’t know the question to ask to initiate the task. It is enhancing retention and understanding in my students. Can we accelerate student learning with a shift in how we teach the rules of Math... Come and see how one teacher is activating our innate ability to see what is in front of us to help students become more independent.

THERE WILL BE A POST-CONVENTION VIDEO FOR THIS SESSION UNTIL MAY 30th.


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Friday February 24, 2023 9:00am - 10:00am MST
Red Deer Polytechnic-2505
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