The study of mathematics equips students with knowledge, skills, and habits of mind that are essential to successfully and fully participating in society. Mathematics requires individuals to think critically about complex issues, analyze and adapt to new situations, solve problems of various kinds and communicate their thinking effectively.
The following video series outlines the Halton District School Board’s innovative approaches to teaching math.
first of three part series examines the province’s Renewed Math Strategy and its implementation in Halton public schools.
- The second part of this three part series shows math instruction in action in
secondary classrooms and the innovative teaching taking place.
The third and final part of the series provides supports, resources, practical ideas and activities for parents and guardians to help them assist their children with math learning outside of the classroom.
Our Math Plan Includes
providing every elementary school with math resources to support students in the classroom
teacher leadership in mathematics in every elementary school (e.g., math coach or lead teacher)
professional learning in support of excellence in mathematics instruction (e.g., school-based, regional learning and additional qualifications in mathematics), and
regional events to engage and inform parents/guardians about topics such as DreamBox learning, growth mindset, and helping children learn math facts through strategies that support understanding
Halton District School Board Presentations for Parents on Mathematics
HDSB Parent Involvement Conference (2019)
HDSB Parent Involvement Conference (2018)
HDSB Parent Math Symposium (2016)
HDSB Parent Event (2015)
The Ontario Curriculum
6 Ways to Support Your Child’s Mathematical Development
Doing Mathematics with your Child, Kindergarten to Grade 6 - A Parent Guide
Focusing on the Fundamentals of Math
(see Games, Learning Tools, Activities, Home Supports)
Online Mathematics Homework Help (Grades 7 - 10)
Online Homework Help for French