Changing the Culture 2001: Writing, Speaking and Thinking Mathematics
- Date: 05/11/2001
Brett Stevens, PIMS postdoctoral fellow, SFU
John Mighton, NSERC postdoctoral fellow at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
Klaus Hoechsmann, UBC/PIMS
Peter Liljedahl, Faculty of Education, SFU
Jenny McNulty, Mathematics, University of Montana/Project NEXT
Cynthia Nicol, Faculty of Education, UBC
Cynthia Nicolson, Teacher, Bowen Island Elementary School
David Pimm, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta
8:45 - 9:15 Registration
9:15 - 9:30 Welcoming Remarks
9:30 - 10:30 Mathematics and Literature: Cross Fertilization
Brett Stevens, SFU/PIMS
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 Workshops and Discussions
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Panel Discussion: Truth and Fiction in Teaching Mathematics
15:00 - 16:30 Workshops and Discussions
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 18:00 Breaking the Cycle of Ignorance
John Mighton, Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences
Each participant will be able to attend two of the following workshops:
1. JUMP: Junior Undiscovered Mathematical Prodigies program.
Leader: John Mighton
2. Contextualizing Mathematics.
Leader: Brett Stevens and Karen Meagher
3. Connecting Early Numeracy and Literacy.
Leaders: Cynthia Nicol and Heather Kelleher
For more information contact Malgorzata Dubiel firstname.lastname@example.org.