The Marang Centre, in the
of Education, invites you to participate in a Mathematics Literacy Workshop Wits School
BY: Aarnout Brombacher
DATE: Friday 22nd September 2006
of Education, Education Campus (Former JCE), Boyce Block, Ground Floor, B 45 Wits School
RSVP: Samantha Govender
011 717 3414
Aarnout Brombacher is a highly experienced and respected Mathematics teacher. He works independently on projects that include teacher training, materials development and research related to Mathematical Literacy and Mathematics Education. He is the immediate past president of AMESA and past editor of the AMESA journal Pythagoras. In 2005 he was appointed by Minister Pandor to chair the Ministerial Committee for Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy. This committee was concerned with critiquing the Mathematical Literacy Subject Statement, and advising the minister in this regard. He is currently working, as a consultant, with the Department of Education developing a Teacher Guide for Mathematical Literacy for implementation in Grade 10 next year.
Aarnout is extremely passionate about mathematics education and this passion always comes through in his workshops. So come and enjoy this stimulating and thought provoking workshop accompanied by a wonderful community of mathematics educators and tasty eats.
In the workshop you will:
· Engage with and reflect on a number of Mathematical Literacy classroom activities
· Interrogate your understanding of the role of data handling in being mathematically literate
· Examine different levels of assessment of mathematical literacy
Friday 22nd September
MARANG CENTRE FOR MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE EDUCATION
OF EDUCATION WITS SCHOOL