PD Ontario

Introduction | Special Ed | 2-Day Workshops | Information|

 

Frances Agro, JUMP Math's Manager of Outreach and Teacher Support for Ontario, will deliver our workshops in the province. Benefit from Frances' seven years of experience using JUMP Math in the classroom, special education, and tutoring environments as well as her extensive knowledge of supporting research.

If you wish to implement the JUMP Math program effectively, we strongly recommend that you attend a training session.

 

How to Reach and Teach Every Child (Introduction)

Focus Audience: Teachers of Grades 1–8, Learning Assistance Specialists, and EAs with little or no experience with JUMP Math.

JUMP Math’s Professional Development (PD) session is designed to give you the tools and skills to effectively implement the program in your classroom or school.  In this workshop, you will:

  • Learn about the JUMP Math program, its philosophy and development
  • Examine their own comfort levels with mathematics and mathematics teaching
  • Discuss the importance of teachers' mathematical knowledge
  • Observe and critique a JUMP Math lesson
  • Become familiar with JUMP Math's teacher and student materials
  • Learn about anticipating ‘pitfalls’, task analysis and other JUMP Math teaching strategies
  • Discuss practical strategies
  • Have opportunities to share ideas and network with colleagues

Workshop Dates  -- Click on Date To Register!

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Toronto, ON. - The Fields Institute, Stewart Library, 222 College Street. (map)
Time: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Eastern Time
Cost: $80 plus GST

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Kitchener, ON. - The Literacy Group, YWCA Boardroom, Main Floor, 151 Fredrick Street (map)
Time: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm Eastern Time
Cost: $80 plus GST

NOTE:  JUMP Math PD sessions for Introductory and Special Education are also available as a series of webinars.

Please click here for more INFORMATION on Webinars

Meeting the Needs of All Learners (Special Education)

Focus Audience: Special Educators, Learning Assistance Specialists, Educational Assistants, and Classroom Teachers.

JUMP Math’s Professional Development (PD) session is designed to give you the tools and skills to effectively meet the needs of all of your learners in your classroom or school. In this workshop the presenters will:

  • Explore how learning differences become challenges in your classroom
  • Explain how JUMP Math minimizes these challenges and enables you to teach to a higher standard without leaving any students behind
  • Discuss the importance of brain-based teaching strategies
  • Discuss practical strategies to engage all students
  • Have opportunities to share ideas and network with colleagues

The next round of workshops is currently being planned. Please check back soon.

NOTE: JUMP Math PD sessions for How to Reach and Teach Every Child (Introduction) are also available as a series of webinars.

Please click here for more INFORMATION on Webinars

2-Day Workshops

JUMP Math 2-Day workshops are designed to give participants a deeper understanding of how to teach math effectively.

Please click here for more INFORMATION for the 2-Day Workshops

You can also browse our calendar for a full slate of training sessions and webinars.

 

Discounts and Payment

When you register, you have the opportunity to order one set of grade-specific student Assessment and Practice books at the discounted price of $14 plus GST and one printed, binder-ready version of a grade-specific Teacher Resource package at the discounted price of $65 plus GST.  This discount is only available up to one week before the workshop.

We recommend that you pay online when you register. However, if you do pay by cheque, please indicate which workshop you are attending and MAIL it to:  JUMP Math, 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1006, Toronto, ON M5E 1E5. Please do not bring your cheque to the workshop.

 

Webinars

For your convenience, JUMP Math PD sessions for How to Reach and Teach Every Child (Introduction) are available as a series of webinars.

You can also browse our calendar for a full slate of training sessions and webinars.

 

Want a PD Session in Your Community?

If there is sufficient interest in your school district, arrangements can be made to have a JUMP Math facilitator deliver professional development to your group. Prices vary according to location and number of teachers. Please contact Noreen McLean, Office Manager, for more details.

 

Professional Development Certificates

Professional development certificates are available to participants upon request. Please contact Noreen McLean to make arrangements.

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