You are invited to the 8th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium:
Living Mathematics in our Communities: Listening to the Land
Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sty-Wet-Tan Hall, First Nations Longhouse
1985 West Mall
This symposium is an opportunity for teachers, administrators, Ministry representatives, community members, and academics to connect, explore, imagine and share new ideas, resources and research on Aboriginal mathematics education from kindergarten to Grade 12. Together we hope to:
- Learn about new research in mathematics and Aboriginal education
- Discuss and share approaches, research and educational projects for improving Aboriginal math education
- Develop community connections to facilitate and support improving Aboriginal math education
This year Mohawk mathematician Dr. Ed Doolittle of First Nations University of Canada, will join us to provoke our thinking about mathematics, learning, and land.
Registration closes May 10, 2018.
Please direct questions about the symposium to: Kwesi Yaro firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Nations House of Learning (Longhouse) is at 1985 West Mall. See Wayfinding @ UBC for campus maps.
Support for the symposium is provided by: the UBC Faculty of Education’s Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, the Indigenous Teacher Education Program (NITEP), the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy (EDCP), the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), the Actuarial Foundation of Canada, the David F. Robitaille Professorship in Mathematics and Science Education, and the UBC First Nations House of Learning.