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MATH + CODING SUPPORT

Use the links below to access support on this page.

For more professional development options please contact George Gadanidis (ggadanid@uwo.ca) or Janette Hughes (janettehughes@uoit.ca).

GENERAL

1. Lessons learned from classrooms

2. Five As for coding & math

Understanding MATH Through CODING, 1-8

3. Repeating patterns

4. Odd & even number patterns

5. Infinity & fractions

6. Inequalities

7. Making 10

8. Curriculum Correlations


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 of Understanding MATH Through CODING

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 of Understanding MATH Through CODING

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

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5. INFINITY & FRACTIONS

About this module by George Gadanidis (3 min.)

Module Lessons

From the table of contents of Understanding MATH Through CODING

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 of Understanding MATH Through CODING

About this module by George Gadanidis (4.5 min.)


7. MAKING 10

Module Lessons

From the table of contents of Understanding MATH Through CODING

Making 10 poster

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Math Story

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?