OTF Math Office Hours gives beginning teachers and teacher candidates the opportunity to ask questions about math concepts and procedures and to receive support from a teacher qualified in math. Our contacts at the Ontario Teacher Candidates’ Council (OTCC) have expressed support for this program.
Facilitator: Dee Kruc
Here’s a helpful resource provided by Queen’s University, breaking down the solutions for each question: https://queensmstegroup.ca/index.php/category/solutions/
For 11 great strategies that you can use to prepare for the MPT, see Nia Ghomaschchi’s YouTube video:
You can find the EQAO Grade 9 sample tests at: https://dwod99k06nyqh.cloudfront.net/#/en/g9-sample
Knowledge Hook – You can sign up for a free account to do EQAO practice questions up to Grade 9 – https://www.knowledgehook.com/
The previous Math Office Hours recordings and links are posted at https://www.otffeo.on.ca/en/learning/otf-connects/resources/
Brock Teacher Candidate Kristin Dreise goes through the sample test and answers to each question in this YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-7fnPD_c7w
Series of short videos by a teacher who goes by Bright Stars on You Tube, with each dealing with a specific topic covered on the MPT. These include: Probability, Variables in Expressions, Exponent Laws, Number Sense – Place Value, BEDMAS – Order of Operations, Linear Relations, Probability, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, Prime and Composite Numbers.
\Math and Physics teacher Olivier Chabot works though each of the MPT questions in his YouTube series called Duddhawork, a play on words for “Do the work”. You will find Olivier’s many videos, each going through one question of the MPT sample test, as well as a video with seven steps for preparing for the MPT, at https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=duddhawork .