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OAME 2017: The Beauty of Elementary Mathematics


Real Objects to Concrete Manipulatives to Visuals

How Little I Knew About Counting, Quantity and The Concreteness Fading Model St. Lawrence College - Kingston, Ontario Earlier today I had an opportunity to speak for 5 minutes during the OAME 2017 Conference during a session where each presenter has exactly 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds for a total of 5 minutes to discuss an educational topic of their choice. While most presenters would agree that being asked to do a talk like this is an honour, it can also feel like a curse. The constraints of slides and time really do create a pressure that is difficult to match in other presentation formats. But, just like last year, I felt a sense of accomplishment after doing the talk. Feel free to watch my talk or check out ...


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Unmasking Education’s Biggest Buzzword


Unmasking Education's Biggest Buzzword - Ignite Session OAME 2015

From the OAME 2015 Ignite Session Humber College - Toronto, Ontario Friday May 8th, 2015 Earlier this month, I participated in my first ever Ignite Session at the OAME 2015 Annual Conference. If you've never watched an Ignite Session, they are essentially short talks where the speaker has exactly 5 minutes to get their point across. Seems pretty simple, but they also throw in this twist that you are also restricted to exactly 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds. I've seen some pretty awesome Ignite Sessions online, so I was pretty nervous to put my own together for my first go. My Ignite focused on Unmasking Education's Biggest Buzzword and you can check out the footage below or jump to the slides and presenter notes. ...


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