Operational Goal: Overall Implementation Status
Increase the percentage of students achieving at provincial standard by 8 per cent yearly on the Primary (Grade 3), Junior (Grade 6) and Intermediate (Grade 9 Applied) EQAO math assessments for 3 years.

Implementing our Strategies

Implement the WRDSB comprehensive mathematics strategy in all Kindergarten to Grade 9 classrooms to ensure students develop the necessary numeracy skills for life.

Lead Strategies Measures Status
Teaching and
Learning, Special
Education
Support educators (elementary & secondary) in understanding and implementing the Comprehensive Math Approach through the wraparound PD model. Implementation

  • Number of educators who engage in the wraparound PD sessions
  • Feedback from educators who engage in PD sessions

Outcome

  • Feedback from educators on attitude and changes to instructional practices related to implementing the Comprehensive Math Approach
Teaching and Learning Support elementary administrators in understanding and implementing the Comprehensive Math Approach through monthly administrator sessions. Implementation

  • Number of administrators who engage in PD sessions
  • Feedback from administrators who engage in PD sessions

Outcome

  • Feedback from administrators on attitude and confidence in leading the implementation of the Comprehensive Math Approach
Teaching and Learning Provide capacity building for educators (elementary & secondary) for mathematics instruction through online learning modules. Implementation

  • Number of educators who access online modules
  • Feedback from educators accessing online modules on the content

Outcome

  • Feedback from educators on attitude and change in instructional practice
Teaching and Learning Support the implementation of the Comprehensive Math Approach through the use of MathUP (a web based resource for staff to support the development of successful math learning environments) in Grades 1 to 8. Implementation

  • Number of educators and administrators who use MathUP
  • Feedback from administrators and coaches on the use of MathUP in schools
  • Feedback on MathUP from educators

Outcome

  • Percentage of students achieving the provincial standard in EQAO scores in Grades 3, 6 and 9
Human Resources Target recruitment of Occasional teachers, Long Term Occasional teachers and contract teachers with a mathematics background and/or mathematics qualifications. Implementation

  • Job posting includes requirements for mathematics background and/or mathematics qualifications

Outcome

  • Percentage of employees hired that have mathematics background and/or mathematics qualifications