Solving (Math) Problems with Computational Thinking

As a problem-solving strategy, computational thinking is an effective method for solving math equations and math problems. Participants will have the opportunity to plan open-ended math problems as we explore ways to make mathematics more relevant to students’ lived experiences.

Target Audience

6-7 & 8-9

To Bring/Important Notes

Please make sure you bring something to write with and the willingness to try out the activities. I'll have everything else you need!

Sessions

Saturday 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Room Alpine D (Westin)
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler

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Presenter

  • Nicole Vieira

    Nicole Vieira has been exploring her passion for education for as long as she can remember; Her BSc in Mathematics, BEd in Secondary Mathematics, and post-grad Data Analysis certificate has led her from teaching in high schools through to many positions at Science World including Super Science Club, summer camps, Tech-Up programs and her current role as Tinker and Tech-Up Program specialist. When she's not tinkering with new activities or delivering school programming, she is analyzing data trends somewhere and sipping on an iced coffee.

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