Where does math live in outdoor places and spaces?

Finding, doing and creating mathematics outdoors helps to broaden students' understanding of what mathematics is through making connections and seeing mathematics through a new lens. In this session, Janice will share ideas for taking mathematics outdoors, connecting story and math and also finding mathematics in unexpected spaces. Resources to support math learning outdoors will be shared along with examples from BC contexts.

Target Audience

K-2 & 3-5


Friday 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Room Emerald A (Westin)
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

This session is full.


  • Janice Novakowski

    Janice is a district teacher consultant in the Richmond School District learning with K-12 teachers and students. She is also an Adjunct Professor at UBC where she learns with elementary teacher candidates. Janice is involved with the BC Numeracy Network, NCTM, NCSM and facilitates the BC Reggio-Inspired Mathematics Project.


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