## Focusing on the Fundamentals of Math, Grades 1-8

## Mathematics Curriculum Documents

## Guides to Effective Instruction in Mathematics

- Patterning and Algebra K-3
- Measurement K-3
- Data Management and Probability K-3
- Teaching Basic Facts and Multidigit Computations K-6
- Assessment and Home Connections K-6
- Classroom Resources and Management K-6
- Problem Solving and Communications K-6
- Foundations of Mathematics Instruction K-6
- Number Sense and Numeration Gr. 1-3
- Geometry and Spatial Sense Gr. 1-3
- Patterning an Algebra Gr. 4-6
- Measurement Gr. 4-6
- Geometry and Spatial Sense Gr. 4-6
- Data Management and Probability Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: Decimal Numbers Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: Fractions Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: Division Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: Multiplication Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: Addition and Subtraction Gr. 4-6
- Number Sense and Numeration: The Big Ideas Gr. 4-6

## Ministry Funded Online Resources

**EduGAINS.ca**– Various Math Resources**Mathify (TVO)**– Math Tutoring Support, Tools and Activities for Students (Formerly “Homework Help”)**Mathies.ca**– Math Games, Tools and Activities for Students**mPower (TVO)**– K-6 Math Learning Games**theLearningExchange.ca**– Math PD Resources**TIPS4Math**– Targeted Implementation Planning Supports for Math, Grades 1 – 10

## Ministry Published Math-Related Monographs

### What Works? Research Into Practice Monographs

- Computer Coding in the K–8 Mathematics Curriculum? Dr. George Gadanidis, May 2017
- Financial Literacy Education: Navigating a Paradox Dr. Laura Elizabeth Pinto, April 2017
- Meaningful Making Dr. Janette Hughes, April 2017
- The Mathematical Territory Between Direct Modelling and Proficiency Dr. Alex Lawson, June 2016
- Making Space for Students to Think Mathematically Dr. Christine Suurtamm, Brenna Quigley, and Jill Lazarus, February 2015
- Making Math Children Will Love: Building Positive Mathitudes to Improve Student Achievement in Mathematics Dr. Lynda Colgan, August 2014
- Exploring the Power of Growing Patterns Dr. Ruth Beatty, August 2014
- Trigonometry in Grade 3? George Gadanidis, August 2012
- Technology in the Mathematics Classroom: Harnessing the Power of Interactive White Boards Catherine D. Bruce, March 2012
- Word Problems: Connecting Language, Mathematics and Life Dr. Richard Barwell, June 2011
- Video Games in the Classroom: Building Skills in Literacy and Numeracy Drs. Emmanuel Duplàa and Shervin Shirmohammadi, January 2011
- Problem-Based Learning in Mathematics – A tool for Developing Students’ Conceptual Knowledge Drs. Sheryl MacMath, John Wallace, and Xiaochong Chi, November 2009
- ESL in the Mathematics Classroom Dr. Richard Barwell, July 2008
- Learning Mathematics vs Following “Rules”: The Value of Student-Generated Methods Dr. Alex Lawson, February/March 2007
- Student Interaction in the Math Classroom: Stealing Ideas or Building Understanding Dr. Catherine D. Bruce, January/February 2007

### Capacity Building

- Fractions Across the Curriculum (May 2018)
- Yes, I can! Paying Attention to Well-Being in the Mathematics Classroom (January 2018)
- Supporting Numeracy: Building a Community of Practice, K-12 (August 2012)
- Maximizing Student Mathematical Learning in the Early Years (Sept. 2011)
- Asking Effective Questions in Mathematics (July 2011)
- Bansho (Feb. 2011)
- Communicating in the Mathematics Classroom (Sept. 2010)
- Differentiating Mathematics Instruction (Sept. 2008)

### ‘Paying Attention to’ Series

## Mathematics Professional Learning Video Series

- Explicit Teaching in Problem-based Mathematics
- Passion for Teaching and Learning Mathematics
- Empowering Students in Math
- Math in Action
- Math Lives Here: Helping Social Justice Take Flight
- Leaders in Mathematical Thinking (2016)
- We Are All Mathematicians
- Building Success in Mathematics: A School’s Journey
- Mathematics: The myths, the struggles and ideas for change
- Thoughts on Teaching and Learning Mathematics: OAME 2015
- Spatial Reasoning in Number Sense and Numeration
- Beyond Pictures, Numbers and Words: A Focus on Multiplication and Division
- Promising Practices in Mathematics Learning and Teaching
- Math Conversations that Count: Grades 1 to 12
- English Language Learners and Mathematics: Patterning and Algebra
- Part 1 – Loving the Math, Living the Math
- Part 2 – Loving the Math, Living the Math
- Part 3 – Loving the Math, Living the Math

- Leaders in Educational Thought: Mathematics K-12 (2014)
- Jo Boaler: Mindsets
- Planning for Mathematical Understanding: Fractions Across the Junior Grades (2013)
- Math Study Groups: Learning in a Collaborative Culture of Inquiry, Study, Action
- Linking Today’s Understanding to Tomorrow’s Learning: Proportional Reasoning
- Leaders in Educational Thought: Special Edition on Mathematics
- A Forum for Action: Effective Practices in Mathematics Education
- Understanding Geometric Figures through Drawing and Paper Folding
- Leadership in Mathematics
- Creating the Conditions for Learning Mathematics
- Honouring Student Voice in Mathematics
- Engaging Students in Mathematics
- Differentiating Mathematics Instruction
- Making Mathematics Accessible for All Students
- Coaching for Success in student Mathematics
- Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching with Dr. Deborah Loewenberg Ball

## Implementing 60 Minutes of Protected Math Time

- PPM160 Protected Time for Daily Mathematics Instruction, Grades 1 to 8
- English-Language Elementary Schools Sample Timetables (Public and Catholic)
- French-Language Elementary Schools Sample Timetables (Public and Catholic)
- Planning Guide for Effective Mathematics Learning, Teaching, and Assessment over a 5-day Cycle