The Organizing Committee has planned activities on the following themes.
Presentation of what is done in the different regions of the country and abroad. Plenary activities only.
Plenary: Frederick Leung (Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong)
Presentation of Regional Situations
Moderator: Tom O'Shea
This theme is on curriculum: "Mathematics to stimulate the brain: mathematics to enable students to function and innovate in the modern world" Format: plenary lecture, plenary response, then working groups.
Plenary: Jean-Pierre Kahane (Paris-Sud, Orsay)
Theme III comprises a panel on the many issues in schools, then working groups.
Panel: Ravi Vakil, Corinne Jetté, André Deschênes and Kanwal Neel (Stanford, Concordia Native Access Engineering Program, Petit Séminaire de Québec, British Columbia Association of Mathematics Teachers)
Format: plenary lecture, followed by working groups
Plenary: Hyman Bass and Deborah Ball (Michigan)
How to bring the ideas of the Forum to the public. Going to the second Forum. Format: all activities are plenary. The morning starts with a panel.
Going to the second Forum: how to increase the
collaboration of mathematics educators across educational and across
Facilitator: Katherine Heinrich (University of Regina)
How to bring the ideas of the forum to the public? How to
raise awareness of the importance of learning mathematics in schools?