ACU presents Maths-in-a-box seminar

Thursday, 6 March 2008

29 February 2008: Australian Catholic University (ACU) Strathfield campus (Mount St. Mary) will begin its annual NSW Educational Seminar Series with a K-8 creative numeracy seminar entitled “Maths-in-a-box.”

Presented by ACU Lecturers Jim Grant and Ed Lewis, the “maths-in-a-box” seminar will showcase a series of student support materials and discuss their practical uses in the classroom.

The seminar is ideal for education practitioners, K – 8 teachers and education students who are keen to stimulate student’s interests and develop knowledge, skills and understanding in numeracy through grounding of Mathematics in everyday contexts.

The NSW Educational Seminar Series brings educators together for a discussion of ideas which are relevant to contemporary education in New South Wales.

Event:    Maths-in-a-Box Seminar: Creative Numeracy for the K-8 Classroom           

When:    Thursday 6 March, 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm. Refreshments available prior to the seminar.

Where:   Room TS2/Auditorium, ACU Strathfield Campus (Mount St. Mary’s),
              25A Barker Road, Strathfield, NSW 2135.     

Cost:      Free, and a certificate of attendance is available upon request.   

Australian Catholic University (ACU) established as Australia’s only Catholic, national, publicly funded university is open to all. The University empowers its students and staff with a strong sense of social responsibility and concern for the moral and ethical dimensions of their study and their professional and personal lives.