## Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium

#### Friday, February 8, 2013 - 09:00 - 15:00

#### University of British Columbia

**Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium**

**Agenda**

9:00 – 9:30 am. Light refreshments. Meet & Greet. Introductions

9:30 – 10:15 am. Project Presentation & Discussion (30 minute presentation, 15 minute discussion)

1. Veslin Jungic, Mathematics Department, Simon Fraser University

**Title: Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling**

10:15 – 10:30 am. Refreshment Break

10:30 – 12:00: **Plenary – Sharing Project Information (open to participants – 10 minutes each). [If you are interested in sharing, please contact:** jo-ann.archibald@ubc.ca

12:00 – 12:45 pm. Lunch is provided

12:45 – 1:30 pm. Project Presentation & Discussion (30 minute presentation, 15 minute discussion)

2. Christine Younghusband, educational consultant, school trustee, graduate student.

**Title: Math Embedded and Professional Learning**

1:30 – 2:15 pm. Small group discussion.

1. How can Aboriginal education and mathematics education work in productive conversation?

2. What more do we need to know to improve Math education for Aboriginal learners?

3. What goals should the BC K-12 Aboriginal Math Consortium undertake?

2:15 – 3:00 pm. Plenary discussion – Introduction of the BC Aboriginal Math Symposium Blog; share highlights of small group discussion. Future Consortium sessions – purpose, dates?