This post inspired after reading an article written by Dr. Egan Chernoff (U of Sask) and Dr. Rina Zazkis (SFU) in "The Conversation" on August 28, 2022, titled "The simple...

Pyper, J. S., Oesterle, S. (2020). Interdisciplinarity with mathematics: Middle school and beyond. Conference proceedings book chapter for the Canadian Mathematics Educators Study Group (CMESG) conference, May 31 - June...

In this Working Group (WG), we explored the opportunities and challenges of teaching and learning mathematics in an interdisciplinary (I-D) context. To follow Staats (2014) this means �drawing a context...

A quick, off the top of my head string of thoughts about teaching and learning... Teachers are planning the start to their classes. I am too, for my classes. I...

Pyper, J. S. (2013). E-Kwatee-Ons -- From mind games to algebra part 2. OAME Gazette, 52(2), 29-32. Ekwateeons_twoDownload

Pyper, J. S. (2013). E-Kwatee-Ons -- From mind games to algebra. OAME Gazette, 52(1), 29-33. Ekwateeons_oneDownload

This activity was designed to give grade 9 students another look at the Pythagorean Theorem -- something that would be a little tactile, and a little collaborative with a friend....

I am continually surprised by my students, they are so unique and individual, they find ways to surprise me about when and how they learn � often when I least...

PBL 4 � day 1, Everyone has some mathematics that excited them, that made them think, wow! That is cool! And that mathematics might have been the inspiration for continuing...

PBL 2 � day 4, what was learned�. Technology for teaching & technology for learning secondary school mathematics. The five PBL teams focused either on grades 9 and 10, or...