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Friday, October 19 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
How to Easily Enrich Your Junior High Math Class

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Having students or a class that is clearly above grade-level can be challenging. After students finish their core work, it is tempting to reward them with more work like more difficult questions or accelerating through the curriculum - which just creates more preparation! As an alternative, I will present some projects, resources, and activities that enrich the curriculum that the whole class benefits from,
regardless of their understanding of the content. I will explore how enrichment does not have to mean harder work, but instead in can be more in depth and focused studies of curriculum content. It leads to happy students, happier teachers, and most importantly answers that parent question of “My child was bored in math class last year - how will you challenge him/her this year?” You will leave this session with concrete junior high examples of curriculum enrichment that you can use and/or implement tomorrow.

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April Grzech

Teacher, Edmonton Public Schools
April has been a teacher at Crestwood School (Edmonton Public), which offers both Academic Alternative and Academic Challenge, since 2010. Although it seems as though working with high-achieving (or over-achieving) students would be an easy gig, in reality, she faces students who... Read More →



Friday October 19, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Jasper - Delta

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