2014 Canadian Mathematics Education Forum

University of Ottawa, May 1 - 4, 2014


Schedule - Plenary, Prize and Public Lectures

Thursday May 1
19:30 - 20:30 France Caron (Université de Montréal), Plenary Speaker, Reconnecting the curriculum - beyond tensions, myths and paradoxes, LMX 122
Friday May 2
9:00 - 10:00 Chris Suurtamm (University of Ottawa), Plenary Speaker, Assessment that elicits and supports mathematical thinking, LMX 122
Saturday May 3
9:00 - 10:00 Peter Liljedahl (Simon Fraser University), Plenary Speaker, Environments to Occasion Problem Solving, FSS 1007

14:00 - 15:30 Panel: Statistical Thinking in Schools, FSS 1007
Chair: Len Rak (Sheridan College)
Panelists: Michael Campbell (Ottawa Carleton District School Board) Georges Monette (York University), John Braun (Western University)

17:15 - 18:15 Peter Harrison (Toronto DSB), Plenary Speaker, Ontario's Stifling Mathematics Curriculum, FSS 1007
Sunday May 4
9:00 - 10:00 Panel: Does the Curriculum Need Some Fresh Air?, LMX 122
Panelists: Jocelyn Harrison (Toronto District School Board) Shaun Hussain (Toronto Catholic District School Board) Yves Khouzam (École secondaire Saint-Georges, Senneville, QC)Ruth Hicks (Pierre Elliot Trudeau, West Quebec School Board)
The panel will build on ideas from the plenary session the previous evening. Drawing on their past classroom experience, panelists will throw out some ideas and creative energy focused on the question of what might be needed to revitalize the curriculum.

10:30 - 11:30 Discussion: Does the Curriculum Need Some Fresh Air?, LMX 122


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