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Situational Problems in Math explained

I recently took part in a group presentation in my Measurement and Evaluation class at McGill. Being the group of math teachers presenting to a non-math audience, we decided to tackle the idea of...

A grant proposal project, including Prezi

As part of my Professional Seminar, we were asked to create a hypothetical grant proposal in groups and present this to the class. My group decided to plan a visit to three charter schools...

Evaluations from Field Experience 3

I’m proud to say that I have successfully completed my third McGill professional Field Experience, at Beurling Academy. I received glowing evaluations from my supervisor and cooperating teacher, which I have taken samples from...

Field Experience 3

My third field experience took place over three months at Beurling Academy in Verdun. I had a great time teaching three wonderful Grade 10 and 11 math classes (science option) and was sad to...

My approach to classroom practices

I have learned a lot in the last several months at Beurling Academy about managing classrooms, both from my day-to-day classroom management and by substituting for a Cultural, Social and Technical math class several...

A situational problem for Quebec Grade 10 Math

Here’s a situational problem I created for my Grade 10 math class: McCarthy Park. Designed for use around November-December in a Grade 10 Science-option math class in Quebec, it combines functions and quadratics. I...