Setting Goals: Setting Directions
Ensures the vision is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon by all.
Select strategically from these documents in articulating the vision for mathematics teaching and learning
in your board.
|Administrator Look-Fors for Effective Mathematics Instruction
Five guiding questions, each with suggested look-fors, to assess an effective school mathematics program.
|PDF 31 K|
|Collaborative Learning: Gains in Gr.9 Math
Impact of a system-wide collaborative professional learning strategy. EQAO results at one high school showed dramatic improvements. Interviews with coordinators, administrators, teachers and students illustrate the need for a system-wide focus and will.
|Evidence of Math-Talk Learning Community:
Action Trajectory for Teachers and Students. A 3-page research synopsis that includes a four-stage action trajectory with respect to four indicators, and samples of evidence for teachers and students
|PDF 118 K|
|Framework for Effective Teaching and Learning using Interactive Whiteboards
Based on research in Ontario classrooms, the framework describes how teachers and students are using Interactive Whiteboards.
Includes video clips of teachers and students using the IWB as well as accompanying lesson plans and notebook files.
|Guide for Administrators and other Facilitators of Teachers’ Learning for Mathematics InstructionThis guide provides a framework to inform implementation of effective mathematics classroom practices. The six broad organizers – Equity, Curriculum, Learning, Assessment and Evaluation, Learning Tools and Teaching – are essential dimensions of a high quality program
||PDF 43 K|
|Managing Group Dynamics in Classrooms and Schools: Professional Growth Chart
Samples of evidence of four stages of growth against four indicators.
|PDF 74 K|
|Mathematics Agenda for Action: K-12, 2009-11
A 2-page overview of:
The Ontario and Global Context: An Environmental Scan
Our Vision and Goals for Grades K-12 Education in Ontario
|Posters and Teaching Resources
These reproducible posters can be displayed to message the vision of mathematics for the students or staff at a school or board office.
|Sample Board, School and Classroom SMART Goals
Sample SMART Goals to help teachers plan their units, to help Principals with their annual school improvement plans, and to help boards complete their Board Improvement Plans.
|Word 79 K|