NR.IF20.007CUR Building a Thinking Classroom - Experienced Participant Cohort
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Building a Thinking Classroom - Experienced Participant Cohort
Presented by: Peter Liljedahl
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday, February 06, 2020 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Eastlink Centre (Cooking Classroom) 10 Knowledge Way, Grande Prairie, AB GET DIRECTIONS
About the Session:

In this series of workshops Dr. Peter Liljedahl dives deeper into the Building Thinking Classrooms framework with a specific focus on sequencing curriculum content for teaching through flow, consolidation, and assessment.

This series is also designed to provide just-in-time support for teachers in their second year of implementing the Building Thinking Classrooms framework. 

About the Presenter(s):
Peter Liljedahl

Dr. Peter Liljedahl is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in the Faculty of Education and an associate member in the Department of Mathematics at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. He is the coordinator of the MSc and PhD Program in Mathematics Education and is a co-director of the David Wheeler Institute for Research in Mathematics Education at Simon Fraser University.

He is the current president of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group and the former president of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Dr. Liljedahl serves on the editorial boards of ESM, JMTE, MTL, FMEJ, MERJ, and CJSMTE and is a senior editor of IJSME. He has authored or co-authored 10 books, 37 book chapters, 31 journal articles, and over 60 conference papers.  Dr. Liljedahl is also a member of the executive of the British Columbia Mathematics Teachers Association (BCAMT) and former co-editor of their flagship journal, Vector.

Dr. Liljedahl is a former high school mathematics teacher who has kept his research interest and activities close to the classroom. His research interests are creativity, insight, and discovery in mathematics teaching and learning; the role of the affective domain on the teaching and learning of mathematics; the professional growth of mathematics teachers; mathematical problem solving; numeracy; and engaging student thinking. He consults regularly with schools, school districts, and ministries of education on issues of teaching and learning, assessment, and numeracy.

Catering is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment.
Photography Release:
This is a public event with the likeliness of photo/video throughout the day. By attending, participants understand they may be captured in photo or video for future presentations or promotional material development. Please see conference hosts if you prefer to not be photographed.

Registration Fee:



Administrator/Administration, Curriculum Leaders/Leadeur de programme, Teachers/Enseignant

Grade Level:

K-12/Tous niveaux Maternelle à 12

Course Code:


Registration Notes:

This Learning Opportunity is a series of 3 Days (when you register, you are registering for all 3 dates)

This learning event includes Lunch and morning refreshments on all series dates