How should we help the most vulnerable children?

The Hamilton Spectator, How should we help the most vulnerable children?  by Teresa Murray, author of the Ontario Math Petition.

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Toronto Star: Educational fads may be harmful to students

Educational fads may be harmful to students

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The experts have spoken: Discovery math needs to make way for standard arithmetic

Staples: The experts have spoken: Discovery math needs to make way for standard arithmetic

Staples’ article reports on the session at the Alberta Math Dialogue conference in Camrose today at which mathematicians discussed the WNCP math curriculum.

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New ways of teaching math don’t pass the test

Zwaagstra: New ways of teaching math don’t pass the test, Calgary Herald, April 15, 2014.

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Math rally at Alberta Legislature Building

If you are in Alberta, please join Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies and her team for a peaceful rally on Saturday, April 12.

Date:  Saturday, April 12

Time:  11:30 – 1:30 PM

Place:  Alberta Legislature Building, Edmonton

For updates, check the Alberta Math Petition Facebook page and the twitter account:   https://twitter.com/Albertans4math,  hashtag #abmath.

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Globe & Mail article

Let 3 sticks represent 30 and other Neanderthal math methods by Anna Stokke.

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Ontario education minister wants the basics: “Learn your multiplication tables”

Not to be outdone, Ontario Minister of Education, Liz Sandals, announced today that it’s time for Ontario kids to memorize times tables.

Ontario education minister wants the basics: “Learn your multiplication tables”

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Parents push Alberta back to math basics

Alberta’s Minister of Education, Jeff Johnson, commits to adding memorization of times tables to the Alberta curriculum this fall. (See this Globe and Mail article.) We hope he realizes that, while this is a good start, much more needs to be done to improve the Alberta curriculum.

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Globe and Mail: Alberta’s discovery curriculum fails the kids

Alberta’s discovery curriculum fails the kids by Nhung Tran-Davies, author of the Alberta math petition.

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Joint article by Tara Houle, Teresa Murray and Nhung Tran-Davies

 


Math hasn’t changed – and neither have our kids

Tara Houle is the author of the BC Math petition.

Teresa Murray is the author of the Ontario Math petition.

Nhung Tran-Davies is the author of the Alberta Math petition.

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