Events

Creating a Thinking Math Classroom – Part 1

March 30, 2016 to June 25, 2021

  • Category: Online, Workshop
  • Region: Central Ontario, Eastern Ontario, GTA, Northern Ontario, Southern Ontario
  • Topic: Critical Thinking, Mathematics
  • Grades: Intermediate (grades 7-10)
This session is the first in a 3-part series entitled Creating a Thinking Math Classroom.
Session 1: Promoting critical thinking in mathematics through the processes: how to recognize it and create opportunities for your students to engage in it.
Critical thinking plays a significant role in mathematics. When faced with problems to solve mathematicians routinely make reasoned judgments about what, and how to think. While thinking about mathematical concepts, procedures, strategies, tools, representations, and models, decisions are made through the use of criteria and appropriate evidence. To think like a mathematician is to think critically through the mathematical processes. By promoting, teaching and assessing critical thinking through the processes, teachers not only help students to learn to think like a mathematician, they ensure students think to learn about mathematics. By placing the quality of thinking at the core of learning mathematics teachers can make learning meaningful and engaging for both students and teachers. Come learn more about putting thinking at the core of the mathematics classroom.] Critical thinking plays a significant role in mathematics. When faced with problems to solve mathematicians routinely make reasoned judgments about what, and how to think. While thinking about mathematical concepts, procedures, strategies, tools, representations, and models, decisions are made through the use of criteria and appropriate evidence. To think like a mathematician is to think critically through the mathematical processes. By promoting, teaching and assessing critical thinking through the processes, teachers not only help students to learn to think like a mathematician, they ensure students think to learn about mathematics. By placing the quality of thinking at the core of learning mathematics teachers can make learning meaningful and engaging for both students and teachers. Come learn more about putting thinking at the core of the mathematics classroom.

Presented by:
 Laura Gini-Newman, TC2.
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