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British Columbia: Upcoming Math Education Forum

Announcement from Tara Houle, coordinator of WISE Math BC: Many thanks for your continued support behind our math initiative. We are having a math forum in partnership with EQSC (Educational Quality Society of Canada) in Richmond, BC, on May 25. … Continue reading

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News items from Ontario

Ontario Liberals aim to boost math achievement scores with $60-million investment, Globe and Mail Math, John Mighton on CBC Metro Morning Robyn Urback: Rather than fix its broken curriculum, Ontario will just teach the existing one even more, National Post … Continue reading

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Calgary Association of Parents and School Councils to host Math Excellence Forum

SHARING KNOWLEDGE ABOUT MATH EXCELLENCE! Thursday, January 28th 7 PM | Tickets $7 Performing Arts Centre Webber Academy | 1515-93 Street SW Great math education is a major topic of interest for Calgary parents. There is much discussion in the … Continue reading

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Raising awareness in Manitoba

WISE Math will be working to raise awareness about education issues in Manitoba prior to the Manitoba provincial election. We need a team of volunteers to help behind the scenes. Can you help?  Please contact us for more information.

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Manitoba Association of Parent Councils hosts parent information forum

This Saturday, Nov. 14, 9 AM – 12:30 PM Riel School Division,¬†900 St Mary’s Rd Free event open to all Manitoba parents MAPC has arranged what they assure us will be a balanced discussion of math education in Manitoba and … Continue reading

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Alberta Education adds standard algorithms to math curriculum

Alberta Education is to be commended for adding standard algorithms to the Alberta math curriculum. Congratulations to Dr. Nhung Tran Davies and her team and to the mathematicians in Alberta who advocated for this! Link to Nhung Tran-Davies’ petition

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Manitoba government: K-8 teachers now required to complete two math courses in university for certification

The Manitoba government announced yesterday that K-8 teachers will be required to complete two math content courses in university to obtain teacher certification. Manitoba Education News Release, September 8, 2015.

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