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Pearson Professional Learning Presents
Development of Geometric Thinking
Related to Manitoba and Shape Outcomes K-8
Designed for Math Teachers, Coaches, Administrators and Consultants
Speaker: David McKillop, Math Consultant/Facilitator

Geometric thinking plays a significant role in the development of spatial reasoning and visualization
David McKillop
green bird Highlights of the Professional Learning
  • Explore the van Heile model – How children learn to reason in geometry
  • Explore the 5 Levels- Visualization, Analysis, Abstraction, Deduction, and Rigor
  • Interactive workshop working with geoboards, tangrams, geo-strips, and linking cubes to explore 3D models and spatial reasoning
  • Prepare examples from the Manitoba curriculum related to geometric reasoning and spatial sense
  • Explore “Big Ideas” in Geometry and Spatial Sense
  • Discuss Geometric concepts students need to learn to be successful
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Monday, October 6, 2014 (K-3)
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 (4-8)
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites
1800 Wellington Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3H 1B2

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Cost: $125.00 + GST per day
Continental Breakfast & Lunch will be provided.
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David McKillop is a facilitator trainer in Canada for Pearson's First Steps in Mathematics, and a series consultant for Pearson's Numeracy Nets: Bridging the Gap Between Assessment and Instruction K–8. David spent over 34 years in public education, his career included positions of mathematics teacher, department head, mathematics consultant for the Nova Scotia Department of Education, associate professor of mathematics education at the former Nova Scotia Teachers College, and mathematics assessment consultant for the Nova Scotia Department of Education. David keeps professionally active as an emeritus member of ASSM (Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics), a member of NCTM, and a member of NCSM (National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics.

For more information, kindly contact:
Joyce Luke, Pearson Canada Account Executive
Donna MacCallum, Planning & Implementation Manager
Or call 1-(888)-867-7772

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