4 Sessions for EAs – February 26, 2018

Alwin Holland is hosting four sessions for EAs on February 26th, 2018.

Caring For Yourself While Caring For Others: How Empathy and Self-Care Come Together In Our Work With Students

Crystal Anielewicz

9:00-12:00 with break

We will be exploring components of the child and adult brain and what gets in the way of our communication, as well as what compassion fatigue is and how it can impact our work and interactions with students, parents and other staff. The session will also explore burnout prevention.


Cassie Greenhough

9:00-10:30 – Self-regulation: What is it and how can we promote for our students

10:45-12:00 – Explore self-regulation resources and strategies

**participants should wear comfortable clothing

Math Strategies

Barb Wagner

Exploring manipulatives to help students learn concepts.

9:00 – 12:00 with break


Laurie Petrucci

Exploring apps on the ipads, 3D printing, google apps, etc.

Morning: 9:00 – 12:00 pm


Nadine Parker



Target Audience: Educational Assistants

Times: listed above

Location: Alwin Holland

Hosted by: Alwin Holland

Registration Deadline: ASAP

Registration Contact: Your School Administrator (google doc sign up available to Principals)

Math Collaboration Group – March 8

Do You Teach Math?

Do you want a group to collaborate with? A group that has the same interests as you? Then…


Where: At the PRNTA office – 9912 -101 Ave

When: March 8 @ 3:30pm

Contact Barb Wagner for more information: bwagner@prn.bc.ca or 250-262-6022


Let’s Play – Math – August 30, 2017

Tired of games that are a lot of work to make – without a lot of value to the students?  Come find out how to use games and puzzles in your math class to support learning. We will examine how to use games and puzzles to assess learning, set goals, as well as how to differentiate the games and how to organize both students and the materials.

Date: Wednesday, August 30, 2017      Target Audience: Math teachers Gr. 1 – 10

Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm           

Location: Board Room   

Facilitator:  Barb Wagner

Registration Deadline: August 20, 2017

Registration Contact: Email Barb Wagner at bwagner@prn.bc.ca

FREE Teaching Resource Provided!

Visible Learning for Mathematics K-12 – SERIES

Rich tasks, collaborative work, number talks, problem-based learning, direct instruction…with so many possible approaches, how do we know which ones work the best? Bi-monthly we will work with John Hattie’s book to design high-impact instruction and try them out in our classrooms so all students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of mathematics learning for a year spent in school.

Dates: Tuesday, October. 3, 2017, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, April 3 and wind up on June 5.    

Target Audience: Math teachers K – 12

Time:  3:30 – 5:00         

Location:  Board Room   

Facilitators:  Barb Wagner

Registration Deadline: September 15, 2017

Registration Contact: email Barb Wagner, bwagner@prn.bc.ca