Posing Challenging Questions about Mathematics Streaming and Educational Policy Change Presented by Joseph Flessa The purpose of this presentation is to engage teachers, administrators, and other educators in an examination of the policy and practice dilemmas regarding academic streaming in Ontario high schools. The talk will have three major sections: research background and policy debates; school and classroom level realities; …


Welcome to NWOAME

We are starting fresh this year with a brand new resource — This website! Very soon you will be able to come here and find: Information about our upcoming events CEMC Math Problems of the Week Helpful Resources And more! Any questions or suggestions don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks for visiting, NWOAME

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N.W.O.A.M.E Math Night

Problems in Your Math Class? Well, there are soon to be more – we hope! A look at how problem solving supports our understanding of mathematics Presented by John Galbraith, Bev Marshman and Rob Gleeson from the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC) and all three with Thunder Bay connections. John, Bev and Rob will share CEMC resources …

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NWOAME Math Night

NWOAME Math Night with TOM BOLAND Mathematics and Well-being:  It’s Not About the Nail Presented by Tom Boland Tom has taught grades K – 8 and spent several years in Special Education. He is a published author, most recently publishing Leaps and Bounds Toward Mathematical Understanding, Grades 1/2, co-authored in 2015 and published by Nelson Education, and Mathematical Models for …

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Upcoming Math Olympics

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 …

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March 2 Event is Full

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 …

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Making the Most of Children’s Mathematical Thinking

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 …

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Upcoming Events: Save the Date

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!

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Friday’s Pi Day Art Activity

Last day of school before the big Pi Day! Today’s activities are different ways you can use circles to create art. The first is an art activity about  Tessellating a Circle The second is a an activity with creating circle designs. Since the article also contains images, it has been included for you as a pdf: Circle Designs Have fun! …

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Thursday’s Pi Day Activity

Two days until the big day! Have fun celebrating with your students tomorrow. Today’s activity uses Geometer’s Sketchpad to create pi. The link for the entire document with images can be found here: Pi Day Activity GSP. Enjoy! A Recipe for Pi Open up GSP4 and select new from the File Menu. Maximize the screen. Use the Circle tool to …

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