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#NeverStopLearning Embedding STEM Through the Use of Rich Math Tasks

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Participate and share : Poster

Saturday, December 5, 9:30–10:30 am PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Maureen Asselin  
Vickie Morgado  
Alexander Morgado-Drysdale  
Victoria Drysdale  

Learn to engage your students through creative online games that support STEM and rich math tasks. The games (TVO mPower, TVO Mathify, Knowledgehook) are curriculum-based, learner-centered, assessment driven, tested and trusted. These tools give teachers data to promote and facilitate seamless learning and math support.

Audience: Coaches, Principals/head teachers, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials:
Topic: Games for learning & gamification
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Math, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
For Educators:
  • Use assessment data to guide progress and communicate with students, parents and education stakeholders to build student self-direction.
Additional detail: Student presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will:
-Explore various options for gamification through learner-centered, assessment-drive, tested and trusted games (TVO

Supporting research

Play to Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games - Association for Talent Development (April 4, 2017)

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Maureen Asselin, Halton Catholic District School Board and TVO

Maureen Asselin is an elementary educator from Halton, Ontario, Canada currently on secondment with TVO from the Halton Catholic District School Board. Maureen is an active proponent of ed tech and promotes a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) approach in her classroom. Maureen has led digital education projects via the Ministry’s Teacher Learning and Leadership Program and Provincial Knowledge Exchange and has collaborated and connected with educators across the province to build on blended learning techniques, sharing math and STEM resources and ideas for the use of devices in the classroom to benefit student's learning. ISTE 2018 presenter.

Vickie Morgado, Ontario Teacher, OCT
Victoria Drysdale, TVO mPower Ambassador (Junior Divisoin)

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