**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