Archive for February, 2016

Upcoming Math Olympics

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Due to conflicts with other events for school children in Thunder Bay, we have moved our Math Olympics date by one week. Our event will now be held on April 30 at Superior CVI. This year grade 6′s will also be invited to participate and have fun with math! Keep an eye on your email as registration forms and more information should be out soon.

March 2 Event is Full

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

At this time we have reached the maximum capacity for registrations. If you would like to attend, you are still able to put yourself on a waiting list in case space opens in the meantime. Due to the number of early registrations we will not be allowing registration at the door as we have in the past. Please contact Jennifer Holm with questions or for more information (

Making the Most of Children’s Mathematical Thinking

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Upcoming NWOAME Math Night

Making the Most of Children’s Mathematical Thinking: A look at how to recognize and understand children’s mathematical thinking

Presented by Dr. Alex Lawson

Author of What to Look For: Understanding and Developing Student Thinking in Early Numeracy

Math educator, Alex Lawson, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Education with Lakehead University’s Faculty of Education. A former elementary classroom teacher, she has been director of the Multi-Data Convergence Lab at Lakehead University for the last decade, where hundreds of hours of children’s thinking have been documented and analyzed to improve elementary mathematical instruction and learning.


 Location: Tony & Adam’s

45 Court St. South

Thunder Bay, ON

P7B 2W7

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

6:00 – 7:00 Meet, greet and maybe order something to eat

7:00 – 8:30 Presentation

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

All are welcome – no cost to listen and engage in discussion!


Pre-registration REQUIRED: Jennifer Holm

Upcoming Events: Save the Date

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Save the date for two upcoming events:

NWOAME Math Evening with Alex Lawson: “Making the Most of Children’s Mathematical Thinking” on March 2 starting at 6:30. More details to follow soon.

Regional Math Olympics on April 23 for grade 7 and 8 students. New this year: Grade 6′s will be invited to participate. More details will be posted soon!