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Mathematical Landscapes for Reconciliation

Mathematical Landscapes for Reconciliation – this year’s theme of the 7th Aboriginal Mathematics K-12 Symposium – drew more than 140 educators, community members, teacher candidates and researchers for a full day of exploring mathematics, community and culture. Participants from across … Continue reading

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7th Aboriginal Math Symposium

 Mathematical Landscapes for Reconciliation Thursday May 11, 2017 First Nations Longhouse 1985 West Mall UBC 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Registration Now Open [go here] Click here: for Math Symposium Poster Please join us for the 7th Aboriginal Math K-12 … Continue reading

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Inside Perspectives: 6th AMS – Inspiring

INSPIRING/INSPIRED! Was the most frequent word used by over 170 participants to describe their take-away from the 6th Aboriginal Math Symposium (AMS). The event, held at the First Nations House of Learning UBC on May 12, 2016 drew  participants from … Continue reading

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6th Aboriginal Math Symposium

Indigenous Education, Mathematics Education and the Curriculum Thursday May 12 8:45 – 3:00 First Nations Longhouse 1985 West Mall UBC Vancouver Online Registration: Here Program details: Here Please join us for this year’s Aboriginal Math Symposium. This year’s theme is … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Math Symposium Feb 27 2015:

Mathematics, Students and Community February 27, 2015, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. UBC First Nations Longhouse (1985 West Mall) To REGISTER Click Here PROGRAM Click Here Please join us for the 5th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium at the First Nations … Continue reading

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4th Aboriginal Math Symposium: Mathematics, Weaving, Storywork and Drawing

The 4th Aboriginal Math Symposium was held Friday March 7, 2014 at the UBC First Nations Longhouse with over 180 people attending from across the province. This year’s theme of Mathematics, Weaving, Storywork and Drawing drew participants including educators, faculty … Continue reading

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Math Adventure Problems: Bentwood Boxes

Here’s a problem to try with your students Bentwood boxes were often used to carry materials during canoe trips. The boxes can be made in many different sizes and shapes and are made from one solid plank (i.e.: the plank … Continue reading

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