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Such fun at Family Math Mania!

Our Family Math Mania was a great success last week. Families with children of all ages came out to experience math activities and learning first hand. Teachers and our Grade 8 student leaders prepared learning activities that demonstrated how math is all around us. We are doing math in everything we do such as art, music, sports, science, media and everyday problems. It's everywhere! We just need to help our children identify it.  

Parents and family members were shown how math instruction must change to ensure that our students are prepared for how we use math in the 21st century. This is so different from how many of us were taught as children. Here at Westminster and throughout York Region and Ontario, we are helping our students become comfortable and proficient problem solvers, collaborators and critical thinkers. 

Parents are asked to help us with our data collection by filling in this short survey to help us understand attitudes regarding math. Even if you were unable to attend the math night your opinions are very valuable to us. Thanks for your help. Please follow the link. http://bit.ly/wpsmathnight

Those who came out to try some of this learning themselves had lots of fun learning together!  Awesome!

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