Welcome to the 57th Annual Northwest Mathematics Conference!

We are really excited to offer a rich program for teachers across all grade levels.

**Please note: **This app is a convenient way for you to plan which sessions you want to attend. Despite the app saying "Reserved Sessions", no session has reserved space. **All sessions are on a first-come first-served basis. **Most of our meeting rooms are very large so we are hopeful that you will get into the sessions you would like to. In the rare case that a session is full, we are confident that there are other excellent options for you to attend.

We are really excited to offer a rich program for teachers across all grade levels.

Making Math Invitational Frontenac B (Fairmont)Molly Daley
BC Numeracy Network presents “A Framework for Balanced Numeracy” MacDonald E (Fairmont)Susan Robinson • Jessica Willows
Mathematics as Place, Motion, Journey MacDonald D (Fairmont)Fred Harwood
Desmos Essentials Frontenac A (Fairmont)Stephanie Blair • Patty Stephens
Introduction to Instructional Routines: Connecting Representations MacDonald F (Fairmont)David Wees

Finding the Teachers' Lounge of Your Dreams Nordic (Westin)Casey McCormick
Why I Have Written MathUp! Frontenac A (Fairmont)Marian Small
Visual Patterns & Visualizing Patterns: Growing Algebraic Understanding Emerald C (Westin)Fred Harwood
5 ways to add devices and not lose touch with your students. MacDonald C (Fairmont)Richard Bitgood
Financial Education for ALL Emerald B (Westin)Christian Dy
Gerrymandering, Geometry, and Judges Glacier (Westin)Jay Jahnsen
Understanding Competency Based Learning in the New Secondary Math Curriculum Harmony B (Four Seasons)Richard DeMerchant
Critical mathematics: A practice of equity, inclusion and quality mathematics Emerald A (Westin)Sean Chorney
Using Feedback to Motivate Learning Woodlands Terrace (Fairmont)Holly Crowson
Clothesline Math for Elementary School MacDonald B (Fairmont)Chris Shore
The Power of Student Reflection Harmony A (Four Seasons)Mary Ellen Huggins
It's Supposed to Make Sense Callaghan (Westin)Shawna Smith
Stop Teaching Strategies, Start Teaching Sense MacDonald A (Fairmont)Christina Tondevold
Thinking Spatially - Give Your Students an Edge MacDonald D (Fairmont)Annette Rouleau
Coding in Math class with TI Saskatchewan (Fairmont)Darryl Marchand
Functions: What Makes Them so Difficult? Frontenac B (Fairmont)Gail Burrill

Bridging the Gap with Nature Emerald B (Westin)Christine Younghusband
Talk Talk and More Math Talk MacDonald C (Fairmont)Connie Hamilton
Success for All with Simulations! Harmony B (Four Seasons)Thom O'Brien
Balancing Inquiry-Based and Rote Learning in Mathematics Frontenac A (Fairmont)Greg Ranieri
Optimally Scheduling Classes and Exams using Graph Theory Nordic (Westin)Richard Hoshino
Re-Thinking Assessment and Exploring Meaningful Classroom Emerald C (Westin)Max Sterelyukhin
Vines & Sines: Climate Change & Modeling with Sine Functions Glacier (Westin)Rick Thomas

I think … doesn’t belong because... Harmony B (Four Seasons)Jennifer Bell
Not Just Answering Somebody Else's Questions Frontenac A (Fairmont)Tracy Zager
Changing Assessment Practices in a Senior Mathematics Classroom Emerald C (Westin)Susan Robinson
Using the Carbon Cycle to Develop Data Analysis Skills Nordic (Westin)Jessica Cohen
Eight Effective Teaching Practices To Ensure Success For All Learners Harmony A (Four Seasons)Joshua Angiola
High-Interest Problems that Drive Student Engagement Emerald A (Westin)Patrick Vennebush
Using 3-Act Tasks to Position Students as Capable Mathematicians MacDonald C (Fairmont)Tracy Clifton • Jana Sanchez • Kathleen Stilwell
Diving into Decimals Emerald B (Westin)Nikki Lineham
Don't Track Your Math Classes ... "Level" Them Instead! Glacier (Westin)Kathleen Jalalpour • Corrinne Lieu
Beyond Math Drills and Worksheets Woodlands Terrace (Fairmont)Kim Ito
From Subitizing to Place Value: Developing Number Sense in our Youngest Learners MacDonald B (Fairmont)Carole Fullerton
Priming the Primary Mindset for Critical Thinking Tasks MacDonald D (Fairmont)Hailey Gilmore • Meghan Ohumukini
Desmos Graphing & Activities Frontenac B (Fairmont)Josh Giesbrecht
Discover Your Inner Newton Callaghan (Westin)Steve Bates • Deanna Catto • Mat Geddes • Bruce McAskill
The Thinking Classroom: Building Student Autonomy through Student Reflections MacDonald A (Fairmont)Daniel Muller
Using the NSPIRE app on the iPad to Construct Points of Concurrence in Triangles Saskatchewan (Fairmont)Art Mabbott

Debate That! Empowering Students Through Debate in Math Frontenac A (Fairmont)Chris Luzniak
Financial Literacy: Make It Count Harmony B (Four Seasons)Lisa Rogers
Assessment for Learning in Secondary Mathematics. Nordic (Westin)Tanya Noble • Sonya Semail
Creativity out of Context: Teaching Flexible Thinking with Algebraic Content Emerald C (Westin)Nat Banting

How to Create a Math Culture in Your School Woodlands Terrace (Fairmont)Jennifer Kirkey
It's All About the Follow-Up -Not the Task! Frontenac A (Fairmont)Marian Small
Teaching Math through Inquiry (TMI) MacDonald A (Fairmont)Ann Walters
Using Classroom Discussion to Teach Number Sense Harmony A (Four Seasons)Amanda Russett
Enriching Your Math Curriculum to Empower Students Emerald C (Westin)Fawn Nguyen
Let’s Communicate! Foster math learning one conversational interaction at a time Emerald B (Westin)Jennifer Branch
SmudgedMath: Blurring tasks sparks mathematical curiosity and conversation MacDonald B (Fairmont)Judy Larsen
Making Thinking Visible MacDonald D (Fairmont)Marlana Gudgel • Tawny Malone
Tying Thinking Together in Primary: Using Number Strings to Increase Discourse MacDonald C (Fairmont)Tracy Clifton • Jana Sanchez • Kathleen Stilwell
Counting Circles Around High School Harmony B (Four Seasons)Rochelle Schultz • Kathy Trosvig
Geogebra for grades 10 to 12 Saskatchewan (Fairmont)Aileen Fisher
Hands-on Activities Using Mobile Technology in Calculus 12 Callaghan (Westin)Gurmit Bains • Jeff Quan
Implementing Standards-Based Grading Emerald A (Westin)Phil Stringer
Mathematical Twins Nordic (Westin)Mike Eden
Visualizing Algebraic Concepts: The Gateway to Understanding Frontenac B (Fairmont)Gail Burrill

Conway Tangles Emerald C (Westin)Fawn Nguyen
Group-worthy math tasks using Legos in the primary grades Woodlands Terrace (Fairmont)Ryan Seidel
Financial Literacy: Beyond the Numbers Harmony B (Four Seasons)Lisa Rogers
The World of Make-Believe and Mathematics Emerald A (Westin)Elysia Dubland
Making It Stick in the Math Classroom Nordic (Westin)Lynn Adsit • Kim Schjelderup
Shape Shifters: Connecting Indigenous Art and Story with Geometry Inquiry Callaghan (Westin)Jennifer Whiffin
Teaching on the Edge of Understanding and at the Speed of Learning Frontenac A (Fairmont)Graham Fletcher
Number Talks As A Path To Mathematical Reasoning Frontenac B (Fairmont)Ruth Parker
Multiplicative Reasoning in Middle School: From Skip Counting to Algebra MacDonald C (Fairmont)Carole Fullerton
PBL Approach to Financial Literacy Emerald B (Westin)Jason Elder • Patrick Erickson • Amanda Trenholm
Memory Through Meaning Saskatchewan (Fairmont)Jamie Fraser
Playful Exploration to Deep Questions MacDonald D (Fairmont)Daniel Finkel
Desmos: Marbleslides and Other Classroom Activities You Didn't Know About Harmony A (Four Seasons)Chandra Balakrishnan
Individualized Mathematically Rich Culmination Activities – And Easily Assessed! MacDonald B (Fairmont)Tom Reardon
Observations in a Thinking Classroom MacDonald A (Fairmont)Michael Pruner

GeoGebra: What if the moon were a cube and other unanswered questions MacDonald E (Fairmont)Stephen Jull
Competency Routines Made Easy Harmony A (Four Seasons)Deanna Brajcich
Creating Meaning with An Area Model of Multiplication Frontenac B (Fairmont)Kim Sutton
Sure, they're solving, but are they thinking? Frontenac A (Fairmont)Alayne Armstrong
Designing Your Math Time to Meet the Needs of ALL Students MacDonald C (Fairmont)Christina Tondevold
Early Numeracy, the secret to success. MacDonald F (Fairmont)Liz Barrett
Making Group Work Work with Less Work MacDonald D (Fairmont)Chris Shore
Number Talks: Beyond Elementary Grades Harmony B (Four Seasons)Jessica Cohen

Middle School and Math Circles MacDonald E (Fairmont)Benjamin Leis
Engaging Exponential Explorations Harmony A (Four Seasons)Darrell Trussell
Developing Fractional Number Sense Frontenac A (Fairmont)Nikki Lineham
Making and Breaking Conjectures: supercharge thinking in your math classroom Harmony B (Four Seasons)Daniel Finkel
Let's Make Dominoes a Powerful Subitizing Tool! Frontenac B (Fairmont)Kim Sutton
The Power of Progressions: Untangling the Knotty Areas of Learning Mathematics MacDonald C (Fairmont)Graham Fletcher
Principles for Building and Using Effective Digital Tasks MacDonald D (Fairmont)Michael Fenton
Slope Across the Curriculum MacDonald F (Fairmont)Lynn Adsit • Kim Schjelderup