MathEd Forum

July 23, 2014

October 18, 2008
Fields MathEd Forum Meeting

Fields Math Ed Forum Meeting
18 October 2008, 11:30am – 4:00 pm
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall, Room 477
11:30am-4pm

Photographs of Ottawa Meeting

Agenda

1. Welcome and introductions
2. Reports: OAME, OMCA, OCMA, and others
3. Announcements, updates
4. Guest Speaker: Joany Fransman, Northwest University, South Africa - How might "context" be taught in a mathematics Literacy training programme: A South African dilemma
5. Panel discussion: Teaching math in contexts: What is the value of context? What contexts are valuable? (Each member of the panel will present their position and/or the contexts they use and this will be followed by a full group discussion).
6. Adjournment

Lunch will be served from 11:30 – 12:30 and the meeting will commence at 12:30. We anticipate adjournment by 4:00 pm.

Remaining fall term Forum dates: 29 November (back at Fields Institute).

www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/mathed/meetings/minutes/08-09/08,10,18.html

Please see below for maps, parking and accommodations.

Campus maps and parking information can be found at: http://www.uottawa.ca/maps/
Possible accommodations in Ottawa:

University of Ottawa residence – a small number of rooms left. Each room is equipped similar to a hotel room. Call Carole Ryan at (613) 564-5400 (5054) or e-mail at crya2@uottawa.ca and use confirmation # 191553.

Some hotels within walking distance (there are several others):
QUALITY INN DOWNTOWN
www.choicehotels.ca
290 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 5Y3, Canada
(613) 789-7511

LORD ELGIN HOTEL DOWNTOWN
www.lordelginhotel.ca
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8, Canada
(866) 627-2609

NOVOTEL HOTEL OTTAWA
www.novotel.com
33 Nicholas Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7, Canada
(613) 230-3033

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER
http://www.fairmont.com/laurier/
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada
K1N8S7

THE WESTIN OTTAWA
www.starwoodhotels.com
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4, Canada
(613) 560-7000



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