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Interactive Research Resources
Check out the Digital Papers section for our past and ongoing research on Lesson Study, Collaborative Action Research, Effective Questioning and Demonstration Classroom.
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Math for Young Children
In 2011-2012, researchers from Trent University (led by Cathy Bruce) and the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education at the University of Toronto (led by Joan Moss) facilitated a lesson study project in Ontario, Canada. Participants in the lesson study project included teachers of junior kindergarten through grade 2 (ages 3-8).
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May 12, 2014
OAME – Classroom Research in Fractions: Insights on a Fractions Learning Trajectory and CLIPS SupportsPDF
OAME – A Spatial Approach to Young Children’s MathematicsPDF
May 9, 2014
OAME – M4YC: A focus on spatial thinking and playful pedagogyPDF
May 3, 2013
OAME Featured Presentation 2013 Bruce & BeattyPDF
December 18, 2012
Playing with Math Ideas PDF
Math Research Sites
CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the CSMEG are to study the theories and practices of the teaching of mathematics; to promote research in mathematics education; to exchange ideas and information about all aspects of mathematics education in Canada and; to disseminate the results of its work. The Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group holds an annual conference open to members and those who qualify as members.
The Ontario Association for Mathematics Education is the professional organization for everyone interested in Mathematics Education in Ontario. The Association aims to encourage and to engage in research, development and evaluation of curriculum design and curriculum teaching materials related to mathematics education. It acts as a vehicle to provide communication and maintain affiliation with other organizations in the mathematics community, including the Ministry of Education in Ontario, as well as the National Council of Teacher of Mathematics [NCTM].
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is an American organization dedicated to mathematics education. It provides vision, leadership and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students. The NCTM holds conferences and professional development workshops, provides lessons and resources in mathematics, and recommends journals and books in mathematics education.
The Psycology of Mathematics Education North American Chapter is committed to promoting international contacts and the exchange of scientific information in the psychology of mathematics education through annual conferences. It strives to promote and stimulate interdisciplinary research cooperation of psychologists, mathematicians and mathematics teachers.
MATHeMATRIX is an extensive compilation of mathematic and educational organizations, journals, publications, and other resources put together by Assistant Professor Daniel H. Jarvis of Nipissing University. It provides links to international, national, provincial, and regional organizations and assessments. MATHeMATRIX includes links to the Ontario Ministry of Education Mathematics Publications, Mathematics Education Technology for the classroom, a listing of textbook publishers, and other useful resources.
The Nipissing University Mathematics Education, Research, and Information Council (NUMERIC) represents a group of educators from the Faculty of Arts and Science (Mathematics/Physics), the Faculty of Education (Mathematics), and the local community who share an interest in promoting the learning and appreciation of mathematics through a variety of sponsored events.
Donna Kotsopoulos is an Assistant Professor, at the Faculty of Education, at Wilfrid Laurier University. This site is devoted to mathematics education research in grades K-12.
Dr. Cathy Bruce and Dr. Ruth Beatty bring you 22 lessons from patterning to algebra, available this spring through Nelson Education. Included is a DVD of videos and SmartBoard lessons created by Rich McPherson. ‘Read More’ for information about this amazing new resource for Grades 4 through 10, and how you can get your own copy.