POWER PLAY - Primary Math Games for Place Value and Number Lines

Place value is at the heart of mathematics and forms the foundation for all other concepts taught in primary.  Come prepared to play and learn effective strategies for the following place value concepts:  comparing, reading, composing/decomposing 10's/1's and hundred's/10's/1s, using 100 and 1 000 number lines to estimate sums and differences, patterns using number lines, count on and back from benchmark nearest 10 and 100's expanding and rounding numbers.  Games will incorporate the use of cards, number lines, place value dice, regular dice and shakers.  Handout will include gameboards, concept skill checklists for assessment for immediate use.  

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To Bring/Important Notes

Please print off and bring a copy of the handout or have your computer so you can download.  Bring paper and pens

If any of you want to place an order and save the shipping, please call our offices, place your order with Theresa, we will pack it with us and bring it to the workshop for you.  All orders would receive 10% discount and no shipping.  Must be ordered by April 27th to make it in our pack list.  PHONE 780-440-6284  tell Theresa it is for Surrey. 


11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Room C209
Sullivan Heights Secondary School

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    Jane has presented workshops internationally for the past 30 years in the area of using math games as a teaching strategy.  She is author of the award winning Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks series of math and literacy books that support best practices K - 9.  She has been invited to speak at ASCD and NCTM national conferences as well as many provincial and state wide conferences.  She is passionate about engaging all students and continues to work extensively in classrooms and with families as part of her contracts.