Good Questions: Building Mathematical Competence in Early Primary

Our early primary classrooms are diverse spaces and our students demonstrate a range of mathematical capacity. How can we inspire deep thinking in our youngest learners? What kinds of questions promote mathematical competence, develop strategic fluency and support conceptual development?  In this session for kindergarten through grade 3, we will explore rich open-ended tasks and explorations designed to engage and inspire all learners in our primary classrooms.  Come prepared to play!

Target Audience

K-2 & 3-5


Saturday 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Room Emerald C (Westin)
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

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  • Carole Fullerton

    Carole is passionate about mathematics education.  She is a teacher-leader working in classrooms across BC, Alberta, Manitoba, the territories and beyond. Addressing student diversity through rich questions, teaching through problem-solving and planning around the Big Math Ideas are essential aspects of her practice. In her collaborative work she strives to engage students and their teachers in thought-full investigations of what it means to DO math, learning through exploration, talk and play.