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PA Day Agenda

Monsignor Leo Cleary C.E.S. AGENDA

Professional Activity Day                           Date:

                                                                             Friday, November 23, 2018

 Agenda: November 23, 2018 - Provincial Ministry of Education Mandated Math P.A. Day


Outline of Learning

Grade 1 to 8 Teachers - Provincial Focus on Mathematics - full day at school

Kindergarten Teachers and Early Childhood Educators - full day - ½ day  Paying Attention to Early Math Development and Teaching, ½ day Teams collaborate to develop

and implement inquiry-based learning and pedagogical documentation/assessment strategies. (½ day of Health and Safety in May)

FSL Teachers off site for Professional Development - full day at Board Office

Special Education Support Staff (E.A.’s) - off site for specific training on Food Handling Safety

Integrated Literacy Teachers -  Explore oral language program through a Math lens. Teachers will be provided a copy of the book “I Am a Social Detective” and trained on how to use this program to support Social Thinking skills for students.  - full day at Board Office

9:10 am - 9:245 am

At the school - Grade 1 to 8 Teachers - Housekeeping, Land Acknowledgement, Prayer

Set the Norms and Frame the Day and Move into Minds On Activity - Number Talk

9:45 am - 10:30 am

Move into Action Part 1:

Focus on the Fundamentals of Math Document - Front Matter of the document.

10:30 am - 10:45 am


10:45 am - 11:30 am

Move into Action Part 2: Focus on the Fundamentals of Math Document - Scope and Sequence

Build Scope and Sequence; debrief process

Inside Outside Circle - Quotes

11:35 am - 12:010

Move into Consolidation:

Link to Number Talks

Reaffirm the learning we are doing as a district/school

12:10 -      1:10 pm


1:10 pm - 1:30 pm

Number Talk - build on previous number talk in the day.

Link to Minds on Activity and the Action and Consolidation of Three Part Math Lessons

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Plan a string of number / dot talks based on grade.    Work together by division.

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm


2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Reflection:   Share number talk / dot talk string with other divisions.

Reflect on Day - Exit Survey

Additional Information

Any staff who are out at other functions will complete online Occupation Health and Safety training at another mutually agreed upon time.