FIELDS MATHEMATICS EDUCATION FORUM
April 29, 2006
Agenda --Fields Mathematics Education Forum
1. Reports: OAME, OMCA, OCMA, and others.
2. The Potential Of Geometric Representation of Functions to
Foster Young Students' Developing Understanding of Mathematical
Structure. Presentations and Discussion in 4 parts by
Joan Moss, Susan London McNab, and Ruth Beatty OISE/UT.
Part 1. Introduction: A Report from an Early Algebra Study:
Theoretical Framework and Overview
Part 2. Grade 2: Exploring functional relationship across
geometric and numeric representations of pattern
Part 3. Grades 4, 5 and 6: Supporting graphing through
geometric and algebraic representations of functions
Part 4. Knowledge Forum in Grade 4: Algebraic Reasoning
Through on-line Collaborative Problem Solving
A light lunch will be served around 12 noon.
Remaining Forum dates for 2005-2006: May 27