Alberta Math Education Forum on May 29

Alberta Math and Education Forum: Restoring Excellence and Evidence-Based Teaching in the K-12 Curriculum

When:  May 29th, 6:00pm

Where:  Lister Centre (11613 87 Ave), Edmonton, Alberta

Free of charge. Open mic for parents.

Goals:

1. To bring education officials, educators and parents together to discuss concerns regarding the direction of education in Alberta under the Inspiring Education “21st century learning”/inquiry-based initiative.

2. To review evidence-based teaching practices that have helped generations of students achieve excellence in school and in life.

3. To develop a clear course of action to stop unwanted, unproven and detrimental initiatives in Alberta education by September 2015.

Guest speakers:

Dr. Robert Craigen – University of Manitoba mathematician, leading the advocacy to re-establish standards of practice in mathematics teaching across Canada.

Dr. Vladimir Troitsky – University of Alberta mathematician, leading the advocacy to re-establish excellence in math education in Alberta.

Mr. Stuart Wachowicz – Educator, former director of Alberta Curriculum design.

Update: the talks from this forum are now available on YouTube:

Nhung Tran Davies

Stuart Wachowicz

Vladimir Troitsky

Robert Craigen

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