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Mandy Lam Wins Thesis in Education Prize

Mandy Lam Wins Thesis in Education Prize

Please join the Graduate Studies and Research office in congratulating Mandy Lam on being awarded the 2012-2013 Thesis Prize in Education. This Prize is given annually to a Master of Education student who has completed a thesis during the previous twelve-month period.

Mandy was awarded the prize for her thesis: "A Case Study of Social Justice Mathematics: The Experiences of Secondary Student and Preservice Teachers in Mathematics Teaching and Learning", supervised by Dr. Lynda Colgan.

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Klinger is Spotlight Speaker at Conference in Singapore

Dr. Don Klinger will be a spotlight speaker at the Academy of Principals (Singapore) Asia-Pacific Education Assessment Conference 2013, which will be held on September 12-13. The Conference is organised for school leaders, teachers, academics and researchers from all levels in Singapore and the region. Focusing on the theme “Assessment Competencies in the 21st Century”, APEAC 2013 aims to raise the assessment competencies in our educators and school leaders so that quality teaching and learning can be achieved at every level.

Dr. Klinger’s presentation is entitled “Our Evolving Conceptions of Classroom Assessment and its Role in Teaching and Learning."

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Second Season of “The Prime Radicals”

The second season of The Prime Radicals, developed by Dr. Lynda Colgan, Director of the Community Outreach Centre, in collaboration with Executive Producer Hoda Elatawi, General Assembly Production Centre (Ottawa), will premiere on TVO on September 5 at 6:30 p.m. The season will include 26 episodes.

A live-action television series with scenarios showing how math is used for everything from clubhouse renovations to cooking, The Prime Radicals makes numbers cool for kids. Based on Colgan's Kingston Whig-Standard newspaper columns, it is also clearly meeting the need for a fresh and innovative approach to math education.

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