Number Talks
with Sherry Parrish

Registration is now OPEN!

Sessions:
September 12, 2019: Building Fluency and Numerical Reasoning (geared towards grades K-5)*
September 13, 2019: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages (geared towards grades 3-7)*

*Join us for one day, or two! 

Registration Fees:
Early Bird Registration (deadline June 30, 2019)
 1-Day Earlybird: $195+tax
 2-Day Earlybird: $390+tax

General Registration (deadline September 5, 2019)
 1-Day General: $215+tax
 2-Day General: $430+tax

Save on 1-Day Group Registrations:
Register 10 Participants: $1,825+tax
Register 15 Participants: $2,675+tax

Save on 2-Day Group Registrations:
Register 10 Participants: $3,650+tax
Register 15 Participants: $5,350+tax*

*With this option, your school division secures our lowest group rate for any additional registrants you may wish to send to this institute in the future from your school division. 

Location:
Saskatoon Inn & Conference Centre (2002 Airport Drive)

Description:
Number Talks is a classroom practice that utilizes reasoning with mathematical relationships and the role of social interaction in learning to bring students' understandings, questions and misconceptions to the forefront.

September 12th, 2019: Building Fluency and Numerical Reasoning (Grades K-5)
This session will highlight the use of Number Talks as an instructional shift designed to build computational fluency using accurate, efficient and flexible computation strategies.  As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
-Understand the principles and foundations of Number Talks
-Consider student misconceptions in developing numerical reasoning
-Use student-invented strategies for whole-number computation
-Lead students in grade-level appropriate Number Talks

September 13th, 2019: Fractions, Decimals and Percentages (Grades 3-7)
This session will explore the use of Number Talks as a vehicle for helping students develop fractional reasoning and accurate, efficient and flexible computation strategies.  As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
-Understand the principles and foundations of Number Talks
-Consider student misconceptions when reasoning and operating with fractions
-Lead students in grade-appropriate Number Talks

Target Audience:
In general, this institute is geared towards elementary and middle years educators.  However, specific target audiences are listed above for each day.

Accommodations:
Sasktoon Inn & Conference Centre (2002 Airport Drive)   1-855-987-9970
-A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at a special promotional rate of $129.00 (+5% GST + 6% PST +3% Destination Marketing Fee)
-Please mention 'Teacher's Learning Collaboration' event in order to receive your promotional room rate.
-All guests receive complimentary parking, and complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport, if needed, in addition to many other ammenities.

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