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Zack Hawes and Cathy Bruce at OAME

Zack Hawes presents at OAME 2016

As the kickoff to this year’s OAME conference (Ontario Association for Mathematics Education), Zack Hawes (Research Officer, OISE’s Robertson Program) and  Dr. Cathy Bruce presented to OMCA (Ontario Mathematics Coordinators Association). This also marked the official unveiling (unwrapping) of Taking Shape (Moss, Bruce, Caswell, Flynn, and Hawes). Members of OMCA

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ICS students coding their Lego Mindstorm robot

Coding in the Curriculum

The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (Robertson Program for Inquiry-Based Teaching in Mathematics and Science and the Jackman Institute of Child Study) presented a three-day Coding in the Curriculum Workshop led by Dr. Brent Davis, Werklund Research Professor in Mathematics Education from the Werklund School of Education (University of

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An image linking to the scrambled egg math lesson

Quick Math Lessons

First year students in the Master of Arts in Child Study and Education Program here at JICS (OISE, University of Toronto) developed quick math lessons as part of the Introduction to Curriculum: Mathematics course taught by Dr. Bev Caswell and JICS teachers Carol Stephenson, Zoe Donoahue, Lisa Sherman, and Ben Peebles. These

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A teacher leading the Daily Calendar lesson with her students and other educators

Early years calendar math lesson with Zoe Donoahue

The Robertson Program visited Grade 1 educator Zoe Donoahue’s class for a closer look at how she leads one of her math lessons that focuses on the calendar. We thank the Grade 1 students at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study (JICS) for welcoming us into their class

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