The Ministry of Education had also recently released the new 2020 math curriculum for grades 1 to 8. In the province’s official release, the new curriculum will [direct quote]
- Build understanding of the value and use of money through mandatory financial literacy concepts;
- For the first time, teach coding or computer programming skills starting in Grade 1 to improve problem solving and fluency with technology, to prepare students for jobs of the future;
- Use relevant, current, and practical examples so students can connect math to everyday life;
- Put a focus on fundamental math concepts and skills, such as learning and recalling number facts.
You can find the details of the curriculum at the following link