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Kristen Wideen
Author, Apple Distinguished Educator, & Math Coach who loves collaborating, using technology & sharing the fantastic things we are doing at GECDSB.
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Mario Spagnuolo Apr 16
recognized as a Champion for Ed. Since 1998, invested more than $500,000 in their scholarship program. A valued & regular supporter of GECDSB. Provided hot lunch for summer discovery program at Dougall PS. Provided furniture and tech at Eastwood.
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Kristen Wideen Apr 15
Using pattern blocks and number lines to represent fractions
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Kristen Wideen Apr 15
How many ways can you represent two fourths or four twelfths? We still have some work to do with volume representations
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Samantha Spitse Apr 9
What relationships do you see? Halves? Doubles? Awesome way to reason proportionality ....
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David Maxwell Apr 10
. students teaching the VP how to use cuisenaire rods to add fractions with unlike denominators. Great job showing your thinking!
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Sam Hammond Apr 8
Doug Ford claimed that teachers fill their bulletin boards with anti-government posters which are radicalizing students. In response I encourage teachers to post pictures of their bulletin boards on SM.
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Kristen Wideen Apr 8
First day of Spring session for part 1. Very excited to learn and help facilitate the learning with my new candidates.
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S. Wesley Apr 7
For fun, I shall tweet gr 6 math EQAO questions this week. Here’s the 1st. Many students would wonder what a 4 L jug of milk looks like and where such a thing might be purchased. Then, is Tyson ok? I mean, why would a person do this? Jugs seem preferable to a giant container...
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Marilyn Burns Apr 5
Timed tests don't help students learn. They're not needed if students are fluent; they don't support students who aren't fluent.
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Robert Kaplinsky Apr 6
Suggestion from is to move from phrasing estimates as "not too low" and "not too high" to "lower limit" and "upper limit" to avoid students saying low is one and high is a billion.
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Kristen Wideen Apr 4
Replying to @ThorneLeslie
They do look similar to unifix cubes but they are called cuisinaire rods or another name for them is relational rods.
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Kristen Wideen Apr 4
Exploring cuisenaire rods in grade 2 at Mount Carmel “I love math”
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MCB Apr 4
and Mrs. S. leading our gr 1s in uncovering the magic of Cuisenaire Rods. “We found lots of ways to sort our rods!”
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MCB Apr 4
Working with , C said “the green is thirds and if I put two together I have sixths!” Using Cuisenaire Rods to understand fractions.
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popplet Mar 30
Word Families: Creating connections between words which have something in common builds vocabulary, strengthening core skills. It increases general knowledge and just happens to be the perfect work for Popplet.
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ForTeachersByTeachers Apr 2
Teacher candidate feedback from one of IICT courses. Many wonderful comments about the course and it's instructor
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Bonnie Hess Mar 20
A little iPad Math this morning. Using the Mathies money app to represent money amounts in different ways.
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Kristen Wideen Feb 23
Is coding good for kids? A hot topic in our course! Take a look at this recent article
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Lisa Mastrobuono Feb 20
URGENT! The College of Teachers is looking to erode your representation rights at OCT. This is unprecedented & no other profession would stand for it. All teachers need to take this short, 2 question survey from ⁦
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ETFO AQ Feb 15
Candidates LE 2 ends today. Please continue sharing your celebrations, achievements and successes. How are you integrating your learning into your classrooms and schools?
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