BCAMT New Teachers’ Conference

Every year the BCAMT organizes a conference for teachers new to teaching mathematics, whether they be teacher candidates, beginning teachers, or teachers who are teaching math for the first time. Below is the information for the 2016-2017 conference


The conference will be held at Queen Elizabeth Secondary in Surrey on January 21, 2017.


Online registration is available at the following link:
Conference Registration

Program (also in PDF)

8:30 – 9:00 Registration (Coffee, Goodies, and browse through publishers’ displays
9:00 – 9:45 Welcome & Keynote Event
10:00 – 11:30 K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
Exploring Equality in a Reggio-Inspired Classroom

Including measurement, decomposing numbers, and place value.

Lora Sarchet and Niki Leech

Using Picture Books in Math Class!

Understand why and how you can use picture books to teach math concepts

Alice Tosic

Numeracy + Inquiry = ?

Use inquiry to develop meaningful understanding of the BIG ideas and develop curricular competencies.

Beverly Bunker

Depth of Knowledge in Secondary Math

Explore creating tasks, weaving curricular competencies, and assessment

Marc Garneau

11:30 – 12:30

LUNCH (Hub) – Eat it there or take with you to the lunch hour talk!
LUNCH HOUR TALK: “Resumes, Interviews & more!”
Door prizes donated by the BCAMT, Surrey School District and exhibitors.

12:30 – 2:00 K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
Counting Collections

Using set of hands-on materials students develop number sense

Brenda Hycran

Hands-on Multiplication and Division with Meaning

Engage with materials to develop conceptual understanding.

Nikki Lineham

Cuisenaire Rods

Use these amazing manipulatives to develop conceptual understanding of many concepts.

Alice Tosic

Thinking Classrooms

Are your students engaged, enthusiastic, and independent in their learning?

Mike Pruner


Conference Wrap-Up / Door prizes donated by Surrey School District and the BCAMT

Conference Evaluation forms – Meet in the Hub