## Past PIMS Educational Events

- 8-Mar-14
- 10-Mar-14

A Taste of Pi - 10th Anniversary

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

- 7-Mar-14

4th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium

Sharing Approaches for Improving Aboriginal Mathematics Education more››

- 31-Jan-14

- 31-Jan-14

Hudson Elementary

- 28-Nov-13

Tyee Elementary School

- 16-Nov-13

PIMS- UBC

- 15-Nov-13

- 4-Nov-13

Math Education Research Reading: Carmen Bruni

Where Learning Starts? A Framework for Thinking About Lectures in University Mathematics more››

UBC

- 24-Oct-13
- 25-Oct-13

JUMP Math - Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every Student

Alvin A. McKay Middle School

- 27-Sep-13
- 6-Dec-13

- 27-Sep-13

David Thompson Elementary Library, Kamloops

- 25-Sep-13

Stein Valley Nlakapamux School

- 12-Sep-13

Indian Residential Schools and Their Legacy: Reconciliation through Education more››

UBC

- 26-Aug-13
- 27-Aug-13

- 19-Aug-13
- 20-Aug-13

Invermere

- 30-Jul-13
- 31-Jul-13

Whistler, BC

- 8-Jul-13
- 19-Jul-13

Miyo Wahkohtowin Education presents: Math Mania

Ermineskin Cree Nation, Alberta

- 2-Jul-13
- 2-Aug-13

- 2-Jul-13
- 2-Aug-13

Brittania Seconday School

- 16-May-13

Workshop for University and High School Educators

UNBC, Prince George

- 11-May-13

- 10-May-13

Simon Fraser University-Vancouver

- 8-May-13

- 3-May-13

Curriculum Connections and Aboriginal Perspectives

Curriculum Connections and Aboriginal Perspectives: Ideas and Resources for Grades 3-6 Mathematics Teachers more››

Saskatoon

- 2-May-13
- 3-May-13

2013 Alberta College Mathematics Conference (ACMC) and North-South Dialogue (N-S)

University of Calgary

- 2-May-13

- 29-Apr-13
- 2-May-13

Kamloops

- 26-Apr-13

Math Workshops for Teachers of K-12

Chilliwack School district Office

- 24-Apr-13

CESMC -Calgary Elementary Schools Math Contest

Calgary (Mount Royal is the location of the awards ceremony only)

- 24-Apr-13

37th annual Junior Math Contest

University of Calgary

- 18-Apr-13
- 20-Apr-13

Olympic Oval, University of Calgary

- 18-Apr-13
- 3-May-13

Saskatchewan

- 18-Apr-13
- 2-May-13

Saskatchewan

- 16-Apr-13
- 18-Apr-13

Math Catcher Team in District 5

Southeast Kootenay

- 11-Apr-13

Math Workshops for Teachers of K-5

South Nelson Elementary, Nelson BC

- 10-Apr-13

- 7-Apr-13

Simon Fraser University

- 8-Mar-13

Indigenous Knowledge in STEM Education

Indigenous Knowledge in STEM Education more››

Room 2012 ESB Building, UBC

- 6-Mar-13

Okanagan College

- 5-Mar-13

Okanagan College (Kelowna Campus)

- 15-Feb-13

Math Workshop for Teachers of K-7

Vancouver: Telus World of Science

- 13-Feb-13

- 8-Feb-13

Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium

UBC First Nations Longhouse

- 16-Jan-13

- 22-Nov-12

- 14-Nov-12

- 23-Oct-12

3rd Annual Aboriginal Students in Math and Science Workshop

IRMACS Presentation Studio, Applied Science Building 10900 SFU

- 19-Oct-12

The Myth of Ability! more››

Terrace, BC - R.E.M Lee Theatre, 4920 Straume Avenue

- 17-Oct-12

- 3-Aug-12
- 5-Aug-12

Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest

Banff International Research Station

- 3-Jul-12
- 3-Aug-12

5-Week Transitional Summer Camp for Aboriginal Students

Britannia Secondary

- 3-Jul-12
- 10-Aug-12

Alberta Summer Mathematics Institute

In 2012 we expect to have lecture series on the following topics: Algebra Mathematical Physics Number Systems Number Theory more››

University of Alberta

- 3-Jul-12
- 3-Aug-12

Emerging Aboriginal Scholars Summer Camp

First Nations House of Learning

- 3-Jul-12
- 6-Jul-12

SFU - PIMS Math Camp for Teachers

SFU Burnaby Campus

- 3-Jul-12
- 6-Jul-12

SFU - CMS - PIMS Burnaby Math Camp for high school students

SFU Burnaby campus

- 27-Jun-12
- 28-Jun-12

- 18-May-12

For complete details, see http://www.pims.math.ca/educational/changing-culture more››

Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver

- 5-May-12

University of British Columbia

- 4-May-12

University of Calgary

- 2-May-12

- 25-Apr-12

Calgary Elementary School Math Contest

University of Calgary

- 25-Apr-12

- 23-Apr-12

Sointula, BC

- 18-Apr-12
- 21-Apr-12

Olympic Oval at University of Calgary

- 17-Apr-12
- 1-May-12

Saskatchewan

- 28-Mar-12

Mathematics Department

- 25-Mar-12

Calgary International Math Contest

University of Calgary

- 25-Mar-12

Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, Alberta

- 17-Mar-12

Math Department Room 100, 1984 Mathematics Road, UBC Campus

- 8-Mar-12

Prospect Lake School

- 8-Mar-12

PIMS Bar Model Workshop: Melania Alvarez

The Bar Model a visual representation for problem solving more››

- 5-Mar-12

Okanagan College at Penticton

- 24-Feb-12

Moricetown, BC

- 18-Feb-12

Math Department Room 100, 1984 Mathematics Road, UBC Campus

- 4-Feb-12
- 3-Mar-12

British Columbia

- 2-Feb-12

Cloverdale Traditional School (K-5)

- 19-Jan-12

Edward Milne Community School

- 9-Dec-11

Professional Development in the area of:Place value, different models of multiplication and math concepts and algorithms related to problem-solving. more››

Moricetown Elementary School

- 7-Dec-11

- 3-Dec-11

A Taste of Pi: Mark MacLean and Byron Gates

Topic 1: Geometric phases?Topic 2: The chemistry of nanoscience more››

IRMACS Presentation Studio/RM. ASB 10900

- 25-Nov-11

Telus Centre

- 23-Nov-11

JUMP Math: Vancouver - How to Reach and Teach Every Child

How to Reach and Teach Every Child more››

Room WMAX 110

- 21-Nov-11

Telus Centre

- 12-Nov-11

Stratford Junior High

- 12-Nov-11

Topic 1: A new kind of circle and the p-adic numbersTopic 2: Noisy green bugs: Understanding life at the molecular level more››

IRMACS Presentation Studio/RM. ASB 10900

- 8-Nov-11

Queen Elizabeth High School and Grandview Heights Junior High

- 7-Nov-11

- 5-Nov-11

Aboriginal Perspectives Mathematics Workshop

University of Regina

- 4-Nov-11

Grant MacEwan University

- 13-Oct-11

Lochside Elementary School, Saanich BC

- 13-Oct-11

Lochside Elementary School, Victoria

- 6-Oct-11

PIMS/UBC Math Department Grad Student/Postdoc Job Forum

Forum for postdocs or graduate students applying for jobs this year or next. Gain valuable and useful information about the application process. more››

WMAX 110

- 11-Jul-11
- 12-Aug-11

Alberta Summer Math Institute (ASMI)

University of Alberta (in Edmonton)

- 11-Jul-11
- 5-Aug-11

Reading, writing, and math - made fun! This is a summer camp for students with reading and math difficulties. more››

Sooke, B.C.

- 5-Jul-11
- 4-Aug-11

Emerging Aboriginal Scholars summer camp

UBC Longhouse and PIMS building

- 4-Jul-11
- 5-Aug-11

Brittania Community Centre

- 29-Jun-11
- 30-Jun-11

Every year, during the last week of June, we are hosting regional CMS Math Camps for students from grades 8, 9 and 10. The CMS Math Camps, which are organized annually at several universities across Canada, are designed to provide students in gra more››

SFU (Surrey location)

- 27-Jun-11
- 30-Jun-11

SFU (Burnaby location)

- 27-Jun-11
- 30-Jun-11

SFU (Burnaby location)

- 8-Jun-11

Hebb Building room 10. 2045 East Mall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

- 20-May-11

- 19-May-11

Sharing Math 2011 -- Cultural Perspectives

Okanagan College (Vernon Campus)

- 14-May-11

Simon Fraser University

- 5-May-11
- 6-May-11

Alberta Colleges Math Conference

Mount Royal University

- 4-May-11

University of Calgary

- 30-Apr-11

This is the 13th Annual PIMS Elementary Math Contest (ELMACON). more››

Hennings Building, UBC

- 29-Apr-11

Harbour Centre - SFU

- 21-Apr-11
- 30-Jun-13

MathAcrossCampus Colloquium Series

University of Washington

- 7-Apr-11

PIMS Education Outreach Meeting

Video/Tele-Conference hosted by U. Calgary, broadcast to PIMS network of sites

- 27-Mar-11

Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest

Calgary, Edmonton, Langley, Montreal, Missisauga, Ottawa, Scarborough, St. John's, Sudbury, Toronto, and Winnipeg

- 23-Mar-11

Calgary Elementary School Math Contest

Calgary (Mount Royal is the location of the awards ceremony only)

- 16-Feb-11

Ecole Glen, 3064 Glen Drive, Coquitlam, BC

- 16-Feb-11

Elementary schools of Victoria, Saanich, Sidney and Sooke

- 5-Feb-11
- 6-Feb-11

3rd Annual Conference of The Mathematics Education Graduate Students association (MEGA 2011)

University of British Columbia

- 5-Feb-11

University of British Columbia

- 30-Jan-11

University of Victoria

- 25-Jan-11

Doncaster School, 1525 Rowan Street (off Cedar Hill Road), Victoria, BC

- 1-Dec-10

British Columbia

- 26-Nov-10
- 28-Nov-10

Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest Workshop

BIRS, Banff

- 18-Nov-10
- 20-Nov-10

16th Annual Provincial Conference on Aboriginal Education

Math Problem Solving: Building Real Understanding more››

Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

- 28-Oct-10
- 29-Oct-10

Williams Lake, BC

- 23-Oct-10
- 16-Apr-11

Have you concerns with how well students will learn in the new curriculum with the focus on 'showing their knowing'? Join other teachers, consultants and mathematicians in tackling these concerns together, using lesson study as a medium for i more››

1933 West Mall, PIMS Room 110

- 21-Oct-10

Who wants to be a mathematician?

In the American Mathematical Society (AMS) game Who Wants to Be a Mathematician?, high school students compete for cash and prizes by answering multiple choice mathematics questions. The cash prize in each game is donated by the AMS. Other pri more››

University of British Columbia

- 16-Oct-10

“A Taste of Pi” is designed to provide students in grades 10 and 11, who have demonstrated a talent and a strong interest for mathematics, with enrichment activities in a fun and rewarding environment. more››

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby

- 5-Oct-10

Sir James Douglas Elementary School, Victoria

- 28-Sep-10

PIMS / Math Department Postdoc / Grad Student Job Forum

This will be a gathering of math graduate students and postdocs with the goal of discussing issues which are relevant to them such as: - applying for tenure track jobs in Canada and the United States - connecting to more››

University of British Columbia

- 28-Sep-10

Haahuupayak School, Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, BC

- 27-Sep-10
- 28-Sep-10

JUMP Math Workshop - How to Reach and Teach Every Child

University of British Columbia

- 9-Jul-10

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus

- 7-Jul-10

Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus

- 21-May-10

IRMACS theatre, SFU Burnaby

- 20-May-10

Sharing Math: towards student engagement

Simon Fraser University (Burnaby Campus)

- 8-May-10

This is the 12th Annual PIMS Elementary Math Contest (ELMACON). more››

Hennings Building, UBC

- 8-Apr-10
- 10-Apr-10

28th Annual Greater Vancouver Regional Science Fair

University of British Columbia

- 25-Mar-10

Tillicum Community School, Victoria, BC

- 5-Mar-10

Presentation and demonstration on Math Mania. more››

Bella Bella Community School, BC

- 25-Feb-10

Mathematics and Creative Writing

University of Victoria

- 2-Feb-10

Crystal View Elementary School, Victoria, BC

- 22-Nov-09
- 27-Nov-09

For details, please visit the official website from BIRS. more››

Banff International Research Station

- 16-Oct-09
- 24-Apr-10

Have you concerns with how well students will learn in the new curriculum with the focus on 'showing their knowing'? Join other teachers, consultants and mathematicians in tackling these concerns together, using lesson study as a medium for improving more››

1933 West Mall, Room 216, UBC

- 15-Oct-09

Cedar Hill Middle School, Victoria, BC

- 13-Oct-09

The Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre & Simon Fraser University are conducting free math mentorship and tutoring sessions for those interested in learning mathematics. more››

East Vancouver

- 6-Oct-09

Bar Model Method for Problem Solving in Math

The main purpose of this workshop is to show how the Bar Model method can be used not only as a problem solving technique, but also to develop in students a deeper understanding of fundamental concepts in mathematics. By using the Bar Model students more››

VSB Education Centre - Room 108

- 6-Oct-09

PIMS Postdoc/Grad Student Job Forum

WMAX 110, UBC

- 1-Oct-09

Math Mania - Point Grey Secondary

Point Grey Secondary

- 25-Sep-09

Haahuupayak School, Port Alberni

- 11-Sep-09

Math Mania at Southpointe Academy

Tsawwassen, BC

- 14-Jul-09

2009 MITACS Globalink Conference

PIMS-UBC, West Mall Annex Room 110

- 7-Jul-09

Britannia Secondary School, Vancouver

- 24-Jun-09

Vernon, BC

- 24-Jun-09

SFU Surrey campus, BC

- 3-Jun-09

Chilliwack, BC

- 9-May-09

This was the 11th Annual PIMS Elementary Math Contest (ELMACON). more››

Hennings Building, UBC

- 1-May-09
- 2-May-09

Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference & North South Dialogue in Mathematics 2009

Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference - May 1 & 2, 2009 This annual conference presents talks on teaching issues specific to college math course offerings and provides an opportunity to meet colleagues from more››

Red Deer College, Red Deer, Alberta

- 30-Apr-09

Theme: Integrating Mathematics This year's Changing the Culture will be a satellite conference of the Canadian Mathematics Education Forum (CMEF). more››

Harbour Centre - SFU

- 30-Apr-09
- 3-May-09

Canadian Math Education Forum 2009

Mathematics Education in Canada: What needs to be done? more››

Vancouver, British Columbia

- 7-Apr-09

- 25-Mar-09

Workshop on Successful Strategies for Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Grandview Elementary School

- 3-Mar-09

- 27-Feb-09

Workshop on Strategies for Teaching and Learning Mathematics

The workshop presents a successful model for teaching and learning mathematics. Strategies used at the elementary, secondary and the post secondary levels will be presented. more››

Britannia Secondary School, Vancouver, BC

- 20-Feb-09

This was a VASAP (Vancouver Association of Secondary Alternative Programs) Professional Development Day for secondary school teachers, held at Britannia Secondary School. Dr. Raheal Jalan led a panel discussion. more››

Vancouver, British Columbia

- 19-Feb-09

Math Mania - Aboriginal Youth Tours

UVic Science, Technology, Engineering and Math outreach activities. more››

Unveristy of Victoria

- 10-Feb-09

Math Mania - Lauwelnew Tribal School

Math Mania visited ŁÁU,WELNEW Tribal School on February 10 more››

ŁÁU,WELNEW Tribal School, Brentwood Bay, BC

- 30-Oct-08

Math Mania at Lochside Elementary School

Lochside Elementary School

- 2-Oct-08

Math Mania at Gordon Head Middle School

Gordon Head Middle School, Victoria BC

- 7-Jul-08
- 15-Aug-08

Junior Summer Camp at Sk'elep School of Excellence

The Summer Camp will run Monday to Friday for 6 weeks from Monday, July 7th until Friday, August 15th. Children will be supervised the entire day by PIMS staff. They will receive breakfast and lunch each day as well as a scholarship of $50.00 each more››

Sk'elep School of Excellence in Kamloops

- 7-Jul-08
- 15-Aug-08

Junior Summer Camp at Brittania

The Summer Camp will run Monday to Friday for 6 weeks from Monday, July 7th until Friday, August 15th. Children will be supervised the entire day by PIMS staff. They will receive breakfast and lunch each day as well as a scholarship of $50.00 each more››

Brittania Secondary School in Vancouver, BC

- 30-Jun-08
- 8-Aug-08

Mathematics and Farm Science Senior Summer Camp

The Summer Camp will run Monday to Friday for 6 weeks from Monday, June 30, until Friday, August 8. Children will learn Math for 2 hours Monday through Thursday, and will be on the Farm for 3 hours daily. Your child will be considered a volunteer more››

UBC

- 25-Jun-08
- 27-Jun-08

Every year, during the last week of June, we are hosting regional CMS Math Camps for students from grades 9 and 10. The CMS Math Camps, which are organized annually at several universities across Canada, are designed to provide students in grades 9 a more››

SFU

- 23-Jun-08
- 28-Jun-08

Every year, during the last week of June, we are hosting regional CMS Math Camps for students from grades 9 and 10. The CMS Math Camps, which are organized annually at several universities across Canada, are designed to provide students in grades 9 a more››

SFU

- 3-May-08

10th Annual PIMS Elementary Grades Math Contest, ELMACON 2008

Registration is now open! Registration for ELMACON 2008 will be online as well as by cheque. The registration fee for online registrations is $15, and the fee by cheque is $17. The registration fee is non-refundable. For those who register by more››

University of British Columbia, Buchanan A Building

- 3-May-08

Speaker: Dr. Malabika Pramanik, Department of Mathematics, UBC Title: The secret life of numbers Speaker: Dr. Margaret Kalacska, School of Criminology Title: Eyes in the sky: satellite and airborne remote sens more››

IRMACS Presentation Studio, SFU

- 2-May-08
- 3-May-08

Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference

The Alberta Colleges Mathematics Conference presents talks about the teaching issues specific to the colleges and their math course offerings. This is an opportunity to meet with colleagues from Alberta’s post-secondary institutions primarily, more››

Mathematical Science Building, University of Calgary

- 22-Apr-08
- 22-Nov-08

- 18-Apr-08
- 19-Apr-08

Changing the Culture 2008: Mathematics: Beauty and Utility

The Lesson Study Experience Workshop 1: Melania Alvarez, Fred Hardwood, Paulino Preciado, Natasa Sirotic Abstract: In this workshop participants will experience some aspects of Lesson Study. The Japanese more››

SFU Harbour Centre

- 15-Apr-08

Forever Annual Mathematics Exhibit (FAME)

The Forever Annual Mathematics Exhibit (FAME) will be held at the SJ Willis Education Centre, Victoria, on April 15, 2008 from 1-6 pm. This is the eleventh year for FAME. It is open to all grades. more››

SJ Willis Education Centre, Victoria

- 5-Apr-08
- 6-Apr-08

We are happy to continue our series “A Taste of Pi”. The ninth part of this successful series of talks and activities for high school students will be offered this fall by the SFU Department of Mathematics,and IRMACS – Interdisciplinary Researc more››

SFU

- 1-Apr-08

Margaret Jenkins Elementary

- 31-Mar-08

Torquay Elementary School

- 10-Mar-08
- 11-Mar-08

St. Margarets School in Victoria hosted the MS Infinity Conference, open to girls in grades 6-12. It was a one-day event designed to present girls with the infinite possibilities within the fields of math and science. During the day, they explored ca more››

St. Margarets School, Victoria

- 8-Mar-08

We are happy to continue our series “A Taste of Pi”. The ninth part of this successful series of talks and activities for high school students will be offered this fall by the SFU Department of Mathematics,and IRMACS – Interdisciplinary Researc more››

SFU

- 7-Feb-08

Brentwood Bay Elementary School

- 29-Nov-07

Tillicum Elementary

- 26-Oct-07
- 28-Oct-07

PIMS hosted a Math Mania at Science World (http://www.scienceworld.bc.ca/) on Oct. 26-27, 2007. Over 300 children of all ages took part in the mathematical games, puzzles and activities over the weekend. Budding mathematicians (and their paren more››

Science World

- 4-Oct-07

Cordova Bay Elementary School

- 23-Jul-07
- 4-Aug-07

- 3-Jul-07
- 6-Jul-07

- 8-Jun-07

On June 8, 2007, the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) will award the PIMS Education Prize 2007. We are pleased to announce that the Prize winner this year is Sharon Friesen (U. Calgary). more››

University of British Columbia, West Mall Annex, Room 110

- 8-Jun-07
- 9-Jun-07

On June 8, 2007, the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) will award the PIMS Education Prize 2007. We are pleased to announce that the Prize winner this year is Sharon Friesen (U. Calgary). more››

University of British Columbia, West Mall Annex, Room 110

- 29-May-07

"Fun" methods to teach math and computer science concepts to children (and adults!) by games and art will be demonstrated. Lots of hands-on activities! Exciting Geometrical Models from Straws and Paper Mathematical Puz more››

Keating Elementary School

- 5-May-07

9th Annual PIMS Elementary Grades Math Contest, ELMACON 2007

Registration for ELMACON 2007 will be online as well as by cheque. The registration fee for online registrations is $10, and the fee by cheque is $12. The registration fee is non-refundable. For those who register by cheque, we must receive your regi more››

Buchanan A Building, University of British Columbia

- 3-May-07
- 5-May-07

2007 Alberta North-South Dialogue on Mathematics and 2007 Alberta College Teachers Conference

The North-South Dialogue and the Alberta College Teachers Conference are annual gatherings of post-secondary mathematics researchers and instructors from across Alberta. more››

- 29-Mar-07

"Fun" methods to teach math and computer science concepts to children (and adults!) by games and art will be demonstrated. Lots of hands-on activities! Exciting Geometrical Models from Straws and Paper Mathematical Puz more››

Savory Elementary School

- 8-Feb-07

"Fun" methods to teach math and computer science concepts to children (and adults!) by games and art will be demonstrated. Lots of hands-on activities! Exciting Geometrical Models from Straws and Paper Mathematical Puz more››

Campus View Elementary School

- 29-Apr-06

8th Annual PIMS Elementary Grades Math Contest, ELMACON 2006

Buchanan A Building, University of British Columbia

- 2-May-03

Changing the Culture 2003: Do we need to teach Algebra?

The 6th Annual Changing the Culture Conference, organized and sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, will again bring together mathematicians, mathematics educators and school teachers from all levels to work togeth more››

SFU

- 26-Apr-02

Changing the Culture 2002: Rigour and Intuition in Mathematics

The 5th Annual Changing the Culture Conference, organized and sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, will again bring together mathematicians, mathematics educators and school teachers from all levels to work together more››

SFU

- 28-Apr-00

- 19-Feb-99
- 20-Feb-99

Changing the Culture 1999: Narrowing the Gap

The Second Annual Conference, organized and sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, again brought together mathematics researchers, educators and school teachers from all levels to work towards narrowing the gap between more››

SFU

- 20-Feb-98

The Second Annual Conference, organized and sponsored by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, again brought together mathematics researchers, educators and school teachers from all levels to work towards narrowing the gap between more››