Prescott Learning Centre
(K–9)

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Reminder...Math Parent Night - Power of Ten

We are so excited to be offering a 'Power of Ten' Parent Night with Trevor Calkins!

When: Monday, February 6, 2017

Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm

Where: Prescott Learning Centre - Collaboration Centre

Who: All Parents K-8 are encouraged to come and learn strategies to help your children develop number sense in Math.

What: This workshop will focus on recent brain research:

 Why do students still need to know their basic facts?

 What, if anything is different now than it was when most parents went to school?

 Why are some of the methods for teaching basic facts and multidigit operations

changing (+, –, x, ÷)?

 Are there any new ideas in learning how to do ‘long division’?

 How can parents help at home (the three BIG ideas)?

 What is the role of praise in developing mathematical ability?

 How do games help?

 What does this new word ‘subitize’ mean and why should I care?

Please RSVP to prescott@psd70.ab.ca if you are able to attend...We would LOVE to See you there!

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