Using Tasks in Middle Years Mathematics

Professional Growth Opportunities

Using tasks in a middle years mathematics classroom can provide rich opportunities for differentiated learning and authentic assessment. 

How do we choose tasks that meet both curricular outcomes and student needs? Tasks allow students to enter mathematics where they are at and extend their learning. In this workshop, we will look at a variety of resources for finding good middle years tasks. We will also reflect and discuss what planning and teaching moves can assist in maximizing student learning through mathematics tasks.

Participants will:

  • Develop criteria for good tasks.
  • Explore how using tasks in your teaching practice can support student learning.
  • Explore the different purposes of tasks: instruction, differentiation and assessment, and how they fit into your current practice and instruction.

Audience: Grades 4-9 educators

Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Flag Seondary Dec Quatre-Vents, School Monsigneur De Laval
1440 9th Ave N
Regina, Saskatchewan
Megan Weisbrod
Kate-Lynn Weisbrod
Registration Fees: 
Fee TypeEarly BirdStandardLate
Fee TypePrice
Early Bird$130.00

Includes GST, materials and lunch.

Discount: If you register for this workshop your principal and/or vice-principal can attend at half the applicable registration cost. If interested, please have your administrator email or call 306-373-1660 to receive a discount code. Your administrator will need to provide your name and the workshop title when registering.

Registration fees are dependent on time of payment. If received:

  • Prior to 10 business days before event - Early Bird
  • Between two and 10 business days before event - Standard
  • Within two business days before event - Late

Payment must accompany registration. The refund deadline for all workshops and events is 10 business days prior to the start date. Read more about registrations and refunds.

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Saskatchewan Professional Development Unit