Math Knowledge Network QUARTERLY Volume 2, Issue 2
Welcome to Volume 2 Issue 2 of the Math Knowledge Network Quarterly!
See links to all content below.
We are excited to share some of the recent work of our Communities of Practice: Math Leadership, Critical Transitions, Indigenous Knowledge & Computational Modelling.
Donna Kotsopoulos & Dragana Martinovic (MKN co-Directors)
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In this issue
Several opportunities for learning and sharing are coming up this month! Learn more about these opportunities and how you can get involved below.
Computational Thinking in Mathematics Education Symposium, October 13-15
The symposium is hosted by UOIT, sponsored by the Fields Institute and SSHRC, and is supported by the MKN. The registration deadline is Sunday, October 8th.
Learn more about this great opportunity and save your spot here
The Math Pod, October 11, 18, 25, & November 1
The Math Pod is an OPEN learning opportunity organized in collaboration between three regions in the Province of Ontario:
- Barrie Region: Math Leadership and Learning Network (ML2N)
- Northeastern Ontario Region: Mathematics Leadership Network (MLN)
- Northwestern Ontario Region: Math Leadership and Learning Network (ML2N)
The Math Pod is a collaborative learning space for educators who want to learn more about mathematics. They will be engaging with researchers through podcasts, blogging and Twitter chats.
Join them for their Fall series of podcasts on October 11, 18, 25, and November 1 at 8 p.m. with Cathy Fosnot and Stephen Hurley. Learn more at themathpod.ca and follow them on twitter @TheMathPod for regular updates!
NOMA Mini Conference with Cathy Fosnot: The Development of Numeracy, K-8, October 21
The Northern Ontario Mathematics Association (NOMA) will be hosting a full day of learning with Cathy Fosnot in North Bay on Saturday, October 21. All educators are welcome to register for this incredible opportunity. Seats are limited! See their event flyer
for more details.
FNMIEAO Educator Conference, October 28-29
FNMIEAO’s conference will be held in London, Ontario, and will include several workshops specific to the work of the Indigenous Knowledge & Mathematics Education CoP. Presenters include IK CoP members such as Pamala Agawa.
Registration and all other conference details can be found on their guidebook.
OAME 2018 Session Proposals: Due November 1st
The OAME 2018 conference will take place on May 3-4, 2018. Be sure to submit your session proposal here before November 1, 2017!
Registration is now open for the Computational Thinking in Mathematics Education Symposium October 13-15, 2017!
This exciting event will be hosted by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ontario, and is organized by Immaculate Namukasa (Western), Chantal Buteau (Brock), George Gadanidis (Western), Donna Kotsopoulos (Huron University College), and Janette Hughes (UOIT).
This Symposium is sponsored by the Fields Institute for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (Fields); University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Faculty of Education, and the SSHRC partnership development grant on Computational Thinking in Mathematics Education (ctmath.ca). The symposium is also supported by the Mathematics Knowledge Network, NSERC, and Ontario Ministry of Education.
Symposium details and registration information is available here.
We hope to see you there!
Find out more about our Computational Thinking in Mathematics Education Community of Practice here.