SUPPORT

ONTARIO EDITION

CANADA+ EDITION

As we build more support material, we will be posting them on this page.

Please also contact us for additional online professional development [ggadanid@uwo.ca, janette.hughes@uoit.ca]

SUPPORT TOPICS

  1. GENERAL SUPPORT
    1. 1. Lessons learned from classrooms
    1. 2. Five As for coding & math
  2. MATH + CODING SUPPORT
    1. 3. Repeating patterns
    2. 4. Odd & even number patterns
    3. 5. Infinity & fractions
    4. 6. Inequalities
    5. 7. Making 10

MATH CURRICULUM CORRELATIONS (PDF)


1. LESSONS LEARNED FROM CLASSROOMS

by George Gadanidis


2. FIVE As FOR CODING & MATH

The affordances of modelling math with code (6 min.) by George Gadanidis


3. REPEATING PATTERNS

From the table of contents, Algebra + Coding, 1-8

Computational Modelling in Elementary Mathematics Education – Making Sense of Coding in Elementary Classrooms (May 2018). Read the White Paper by MKN Computational Modelling CoP members, George Gadanidis (Western University) and Beverly Caswell (Robertson Program, OISE/UT).

See videos of lesson studies in Grades 1-3 classrooms on this theme, from the Ontario Math Knowledge Network.


4. ODD & EVEN NUMBER PATTERNS

Module Lessons

From the table of contents, Algebra + Coding, 1-8

Where do even numbers hide?

Math worth talking about

A song based on teacher comments as they learned about odds and evens

Odds & evens poster

Download the poster


5. INFINITY & FRACTIONS

About this module by George Gadanidis (3 min.)

Module Lessons

From the table of contents, Algebra + Coding, 1-8

You can hold infinity in your hand!

Infinity at the AI Academy

See a series of animations, and other videos on infinity at learnx.ca/wonder/infinity

Math Shadow [parody of Moon Shadow]

Infinity poster

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6. INEQUALITIES

Module Lessons

From the table of contents, Algebra + Coding, 1-8

About this module by George Gadanidis (4.5 min.)


7. MAKING 10

Module Lessons

From the table of contents, Algebra + Coding, 1-8

Random pairs line up?

Making 10 poster

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See the story The Pleasure of Making 10 at https://learnx.ca/wonder/rene-descartes/, featuring Rene Descartes, who said “I think, therefore I am”.

Did Rene Descartes really exist?

Or was he a figment of his own imagination?