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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 3:00pm
ABACADABA - A Hands-On Introduction to Interleaving in Secondary Math

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Why teach math unit by unit when you can mix it up and give students multiple opportunities to cement their learning through daily practice and ongoing re-exposure to curricular outcomes and skills? Back with their unorthodox but evidence-based approach to teaching math, this team of math teachers from Harry Ainlay High School will work with you as you start on your exciting journey of interleaving your own course! Starting with lesson sequencing, to the creation of problem sets, to the development of assessments, come learn how to implement this novel pedagogical approach in your own classroom. You will walk away not only with a renewed enthusiasm for teaching math but also a set of customized and resources built by you and your team, as well as a network of like-minded teachers who may very well be your future collaborators.

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Fred Kong

Mathematics Department Head, Edmonton Public Schools
Fred has taught math for 20 years across Alberta, but also in the United States and, for one glorious summer, in Macau. Fred grew up in Edmonton where he was inspired by amazing teachers such as Mrs. Debbie Richards (junior high Math) and Ms. Nancy Norwood (high school English). After... Read More →