|December 11, 2013|
Fields MathEd Forum Meeting
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1. Videoconference with South Africa: Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Classrooms
Initial questions to set the stage:
What do multilingual mathematics classrooms look and sound like?
What makes them multilingual?
What does this mean for teaching?
2. Reports: OAME, OMCA, OCMA, CMESG and others.
3. Research Presentations by:
Dr. Richard Barwell, University of Ottawa
'Mathematics teaching and multilingual learners in a UK primary
school: an example involving word problems'
Dr. Mamokgethi Setati, University of South Africa
'Using language as a transparent resource in the teaching and learning
of mathematics in a Grade 11 multilingual classroom'
4. Discussion and questions
Light refreshments will be available starting at 9:30 a.m. and lunch will be served at a convenient time during the meeting
Winter 2008 Forum dates: 23 February, 29 March, 26 April, 31 May.