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Numeracy Sessions – Grade 8 & 9 – 2017 – 2018

Grade 8 & 9 Sessions

Facilitator: Nikki Lineham

Session Learning Intentions:

  • Deepen our understanding of the new math curriculum for grades 8 & 9
  • Explore possible resources that could be used to effectively teach the new curriculum with an emphasis on the curricular competencies

Session Resources:

Link to Google Folder – Grade 8&9 session Resources

Additional Websites:


  • Mathematical Mindsets by Jo Boaler
  • Open Questions for Rich Math Lesson by Marian Small (they come in English and French) – only available at:
  • http://www.rubiconpublishing.com/collections/open-questions-for-rich-math-lessons/
  • Good Questions; Great Ways to Differentiate Mathematics Instruction by Marian Small
  • Eyes on Math; A Visual Approach to Teaching Math Concepts by Marian Small
  • Teaching Student Centered Mathematics by John Van de Walle and LouAnn Lovin
  • Cuisenaire Rods Rock! By Carole Fullerton
  • Number Talks; Helping Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies Grades k-5 by Sherry Parrish (would recommend this one if you’ve never done Number Talks)
  • Making Number Talks Matter; Developing Mathematical Practices and Deepening Understanding Grades 4-10 (less structured than the previous one)
  • How the Brain Learns Mathematics by David Sousa