Math Matters, Teaching and Scholarship Seminar

Date(s): Friday, November 17 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Abbotsford Campus

Room:  G124 – ThinkerSpace

Math Matters, Teaching and Scholarship Seminar series organized by the Department of UFV Mathematics and Statistics. It is designed to be a forum where faculty members discuss their teaching practices at both at UFV and beyond.

Speaker: Judy Larsen

Title: What I’ve learned from ‘building thinking classrooms’

Social norms determine how students act in the classroom and these behaviours do not always contribute to student learning and engagement. Based on over ten years of research focused on identifying ways to improve learning and motivation in mathematics classrooms, Dr. Peter Liljedahl has developed a framework for ‘building thinking classrooms’. It provides practical approaches for promoting a culture of critical thinking and meaningful engagement with course content. Over the past four years, I have adopted these approaches in my own teaching. I have also collaborated extensively with Dr. Liljedahl, attending many workshops and visiting a variety of school environments where this framework has been implemented. In this session, I will reveal a few of the things I’ve learned from these experiences.

Event Location : Abbotsford Campus

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Math Matters, Teaching and Scholarship Seminar
Date(s): Friday, November 17
Time: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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