Digital Math = Accessible Math

In this webinar, participants will be reflecting on the importance of using and embedding digital tools in teaching and learning mathematics for diverse learners. Participants will explore:

  • how and why goals in the Grades 1-8 Math Curriculum and the 21st Century Competencies: Foundation Document for Discussion support the use of digital technologies in mathematics learning.
  • why and how digital tools support learners in making connections between the real and mathematical world
  • how digital math manipulatives and environments can provide necessary differentiations for students with diverse learning needs (including exceptionalities and accommodations in formal IEPs)
  • rich open math tasks using mathies online tools together to promote a growth mindset and support learners at various stages of understanding to find a place to start and grow

Through this discussion, participants will become familiar with the free online mathies tools, developed by the Ontario Ministry of Education, for capturing learning processes, student voice and more. Visit to learn more about these tools in advance of the session.

Presenter: Jen Apgar

Audience: Grades 1-8