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Join us for either of these two days

For mathematics education leaders   For primary school teachers
Friday 23 June, 2017   Saturday 24 June, 2017
Mathematics leaders and those with an interest in mathematics education leadership within primary schools including Principals, Deputy Principals, Numeracy Leaders, Academics, Vic DET, VCAA and others.   All primary teachers across Victoria are invited to attend this day focused on teaching and learning mathematics in the primary classroom.

This conference is a truly collaborative event hosted at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne and includes high-quality presenters and a variety of session options. Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Mathematics Education Group.

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For mathematics education leaders. Friday 23 June 2017. Click for details

Join us to explore what mathematics leadership looks like including the big issues to be faced in order to improve mathematics outcomes. Sessions will enrich your understanding of leadership and provide practical advice to implement change in your own school context with a focus on the proficiencies. Network with like-minded leaders and share your ideas and approaches.

Register here.

Session Presenters Title
Keynote A
9am–10am
Professor David Clarke Promoting mathematics proficiencies through classroom talk
Workshop rotation 1
10am–11am
Jen Bowden and Jen Briggs B1: Collaborative maths leadership
  Ellen Corovic B2: Making mathematical connections
  Derek Holton B3: Inquiry mathematics - Nell’s and Norm’s numbers
  Carmel Mesiti and Scott Cameron B4: Making the most of rich mathematical tasks
  Cath Pearn B5: Non-routine fraction tasks reveal and develop students’ mathematical understanding and reasoning
  Dan Jazby B6: The M in STEM? Practical use of STEM to teach mathematical problem solving
  Sara McKee B7: Resources to support the proficiency strands
Morning tea and networking: 11am–11.30am
Keynote C
11.30am–12.30pm
Associate Professor Robyn Pierce RME, the resolve project and mathematics by inquiry
Workshop rotation 2
12.30pm–1.30pm
Jen Bowden and Jen Briggs D1: Collaborative maths leadership
  Ellen Corovic D2: Making mathematical connections
  Derek Holton D3: Inquiry mathematics - strange balances
  Carmel Mesiti and Scott Cameron D4: Making the most of rich mathematical tasks
  Cath Pearn D5: Non-routine fraction tasks reveal and develop students’ mathematical understanding and reasoning
  Dan Jazby D6: The M in STEM? Practical use of STEM to teach mathematical problem solving
  Duncan Symons D7: Inquiry mathematics (ReSolve)
Lunch and networking: 1.30pm–2.30pm
Workshop rotation 3
2.30pm–3.30pm
Duncan Symons E1: Inquiry mathematics (ReSolve)
  Sara McKee E2: Resources to support the proficiency strands
  Natasha Ziebell E3: Enacting the curriculum (problem solving and reasoning)
  Roger Wander E4: Sensible use of Geogebra©technology in primary mathematics classrooms
  Max Stephens E5: Highlighting the proficiencies as seen in Japanese lesson study
  Kate Copping E6: Planning for the proficiencies
Keynote F
3.30pm–4.30pm
Associate Professor Wee Tiong Seah OK, we need to do better, but how?
G: Plenary - Panel discussion: 4.30pm–5pm
H: Drinks, nibbles and networking: 5pm–5.30pm

Register here.

For primary school teachers. Saturday 24 June, 2017. Click for details

Join us to explore mathematics education, teaching and learning, with a focus on the proficiencies. This practical day will leave you with many ideas to try out back in the classroom. This is also an opportunity to make connections and network with other primary teachers.

Register here.

Session Presenters Title
Keynote A
9am–10am
Ryan Dunn Teaching (and learning) reasoning in mathematics
Workshop rotation 1
10am–11am
Jen Bowden B1: Using picture books to inspire a working mathematically approach
  Ellen Corovic B2: Let’s get started! Using games to engage students
  Cath Pearn B3: Performing rules and procedures can lead to misconceptions: How important is mathematical reasoning?
  Caroline Cohrssen and Mary Holwell B4: The role of the teacher in supporting reasoning and problem solving from early childhood
  Natasha Ziebell B5: Enacting the curriculum (problem solving and reasoning)
  Dan Jazby B6: The M in STEM? Practical use of STEM to teach mathematical problem solving
  Sara McKee B7: Resources to support the proficiency strands
Morning tea and networking: 11am–11.30am
Keynote C
11.30am–12.30pm
Jen Bowden and Ellen Corovic Being a professional maths teacher – pedagogy, planning and practice
Workshop rotation 2
12.30pm–1.30pm
Ryan Dunn D1: Using language/ skillful questioning to promote reasoning
  Caroline Cohrssen and Mary Holwell D2: The role of the teacher in supporting reasoning and problem solving from early childhood
  Dan Jazby D3: The M in STEM? Practical use of STEM to teach mathematical problem solving
  Cath Pearn D4: Performing rules and procedures can lead to misconceptions: How important is mathematical reasoning?
  Jen Bowden D5: Using picture books to inspire a working mathematically approach
  Ellen Corovic D6: Let’s get started! Using games to engage students
  Natasha Ziebell D7: Enacting the curriculum (problem solving and reasoning)
Lunch and networking: 1.30pm–2.30pm
Workshop rotation 3
2.30pm–3.30pm
Ryan Dunn E1: Using language/skillful questioning to promote reasoning
  Sara McKee E2: Resources to support the proficiency strands
  Dan Jazby E3: The M in STEM? Promoting problem solving and reasoning
  Kate Copping E4: Planning for the proficiencies
  Roger Wander E5: Sensible use of Geogebra© technology in primary mathematics classrooms
  Derek Holton E6: Inquiry mathematics – strange balances
Keynote F
3.30pm–4.30pm
Dr Max Stephens Algorithmics in the Victorian Curriculum:
An entry point into reasoning and problem solving
G: Plenary - Panel discussion: 4.30pm–5pm
H: Drinks, nibbles and networking: 5pm–5.30pm

Register here.

Embedding and assessing the mathematics proficiencies.

  • Inquiry mathematics
  • Integrating technology and STEM
  • Creating a dialogic classroom environment

Dates

Friday 23 June 2017 - for mathematics education leaders.
Register here.

Saturday 24 June 2017 - for primary school teachers.
Register here.

Venue

Melbourne Graduate School of Education,
234 Queensberry Street, The University of Melbourne

Time

9am–5.30 pm (including networking drinks and nibbles)

  • Online booking only accepted
  • Registration is not confirmed until payment is received
  • Registrations will close when capacity is full, or on Friday 16 June, whichever comes first.

For information about bookings contact Jacqui Diamond, jdiamond@mav.vic.edu.au. For other enquiries, contact maths-ed@unimelb.edu.au.

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Special MAV membership offer

The cost of the conference is:

MAV Member (20% discount): $280 per day

Non member: $350 per day

To receive the member rate, you must first be a MAV member. If you are not a MAV member and wish to attend this conference, you can join the MAV with a ‘School membership’, at 50% off the full rate. Let all your staff receive the benefits of a MAV membership for only $165. Alternatively, join as an individual member for 50% off - only $82.

Contact mgreen@mav.vic.edu.au to redeem this offer prior to completing your conference registration.

Ann Downton Conference Convenor, Dr Ann Downton is a Lecturer in Mathematics Education in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Clayton in undergraduate and post-graduate early childhood and primary mathematics education units. Ann has extensive experience as a primary school teacher, a part-time mathematics and science specialist and as a mathematics consultant. She enjoys working with schools in a professional learning capacity and supporting teachers in the classroom to improve the learning and teaching of mathematics. Ann has been involved with the Mathematical Association of Victoria for more than 30 years, during which time she has served on Council and as a member of the Annual Conference committee.
Johnson Alagappan Johnson Alagappan is a leading teacher of Mathematics at Gilson College as well an EMU Mathematics intervention specialist. His teaching experience includes time at the British International School in Bangkok, New South Wales and Victoria. Johnson is currently a part-time co-teacher at Monash University training pre-service teachers in teaching Mathematics. He recently completed a degree in Psychology and hopes to use this knowledge in developing a school syllabus that would help students engage, connect and fall in love with Mathematics to a much greater extent. Johnson also started a Mathematics network in the Western regions of Melbourne with the aim of teachers sharing knowledge and developing their expertise in teaching Mathematics.
Dr Leicha Bragg Dr Leicha Bragg is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics Education in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University, Melbourne. Her extensive experience in mathematics education incorporates improving mathematics education through innovative and engaging approaches. Dr Bragg has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards, including an Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation Award for Teaching Excellence, "For outstanding curriculum and resource development that equips our future mathematics teachers with the confidence, passion and skills they need to support student learning."  Her interest in making mathematics come alive saw her undertake research in implementing mathematics games in the primary classroom. Dr Bragg’s current research includes: mathematical reasoning, the creation of rich mathematical tasks through the use of children’s literature, social justice and mathematics.
Trish Jelbart Trish Jelbart is an education developer and lecturer of Numeracy in the Academic support & development department and teacher of Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Academic Writing in the “Gateway To Nursing” program at Victoria University. She started her career in northern suburban high schools as a Maths, Science and Biology teacher and quickly realised that every Science teacher should be a Literacy teacher and gained appropriate skills. She also taught many aboriginal students in school, TAFE and as tuition students in the home with some outstanding results. In the nineties she moved to the TAFE and University sectors, teaching students from a wide variety of backgrounds including retrenched adult migrants, youth, ESL, refugees and Australian adult students whilst developing a program to consolidate basic numeracy skills for primary schools. Trish also sits on the council of the Mathematical Association of Victoria, two state school councils and has represented the Victorian Council of School Organisations on the national school council and parent peak body, ACSSO. As an executive member she has represented ACSSO on the National Literacy Inquiry, the National Forum on Mathematics, the Asia Foundation Forum, the Inquiry into LOTE and various other forums.
Sally Anne Polson Sally-Anne Polson is an Early Childhood Teacher at MLC Kindle.  She has experience in the Independent School sector with the Primary Years Program as well as community based and council run early childhood programs.  Sally also spent 12 months working within the high-scope philosophy in a children’s centre in Bristol, United Kingdom.  In 2005 and 2015, Sally attended study tours to Reggio Emilia, Italy and is greatly influenced by their pedagogical practice.  In 2016, she completed a Master of Education (Early Childhood) at Monash University.  Her recent studies sparked an interest for mathematical learning in the early years and a passion to amalgamate this with play and inquiry based learning.
  Frances Sidari
  Leigh Thompson

For information regarding previous conferences click here.

Clicking on the link will take you back to the MAV website.

Each year The Mathematical Association of Victoria presents VCE revision lectures for students in the three VCE Mathematics subjects: Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics and Further Mathematics. All lectures are delivered by highly qualified and experienced, practicing teachers. Places are limited, so please don’t miss out on your chance to attend.

The 2017 VCE Revision Lectures will take place during the September - October school holidays, at a range of venues.

Further information will be available here shortly.

For information regarding the conference, accommodation and exhibition contact

Jacqui Diamond
Conference Manager
Mathematical Association of Victoria
61 Blyth Street
Brunswick  VIC  3056
03 9380 2399
0422849950
jdiamond@mav.vic.edu.au
www.mav.vic.edu.au

For information regarding sponsorship contact

Peter Saffin
Chief Executive Officer
Mathematical Association of Victoria
61 Blyth Street
Brunswick  VIC  3056
03 9380 2399
0422849950
psaffin@mav.vic.edu.auwww.mav.vic.edu.au

If you have any photos from previous conference that you wish to share email to jdiamond@mav.vic.edu.au
Photos from the 2016 conference

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La Trobe University, Bundoora
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/melbourne

La Trobe University is an Australian, multi-campus, public research university with its flagship campus located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora a beautiful bushland setting just 14 km from Melbourne’s city centre.

The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities.

The Mathematical Association have negotiated rates with the Mantra on Bell and La Trobe University for the MAV17 conference.

MANTRA HOTEL, PRESTON 

Located a short 10 minute drive from La Trobe University, this is a 4 star hotel. A shuttle bus will operate between Mantra and La Trobe University on the Thursday and Friday of the conference. The below prices do not include breakfast.

OPTION 1  
STUDENT ROOMS 
These rooms consist of 1 single bed 190cm long x 94cm wide and offer a work station with high speed internet, Foxtel, tea & coffee making facilities, small bathroom with shower over toilet and self-controlled air conditioning. 
Student Room: $90.00 per Room/per Night

OPTION 2  
BREAKFREE QUEEN OR TWIN  
Featuring floor to ceiling glass, these rooms consist of either 2 single beds or 1 queen bed and offer a work station with high speed internet, Foxtel, tea & coffee making facilities, wet bathroom style en-suite and self-controlled air conditioning.  
BreakFree Queen/Twin: $135.00 per Room/per Night
 
OPTION 3  
1 BED MANHATTAN ROOM  
Simply stunning 1 Bed Manhattan offers 1 queen bed, self-contained kitchenette including stove top, microwave, fridge, lounge and dining. All rooms feature work station, high speed internet, Foxtel, self-controlled reverse cycle air conditioning/heating, minibar, LCD TV & in room safe. 
1 Bed Manhattan Room: $204.00 per Room/per Night

OPTION 4  
2 BED MANHATTAN ROOM  
As per the 1 Bed Manhattan but with 2 queen Beds
2 Bed Manhattan Room: $235.00 per Room/per Night

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY 

Student Rooms  
Glenn and Menzies Colleges are located on campus at La Trobe University. These are student rooms used during the year so are not spacious. Please note also that there are a number of other patrons staying at the college at the same time so there may be some noise during your stay. These rooms consist of 1 single bed. Bathrooms are shared with 1 bathroom for every 4 rooms. You will need to bring your own toiletries and soap. The below price does not include breakfast.
Student Room: $60 Per Room/Per Night 

Booking your accommodation through the MAV is easy.  Just make you selection when you register.

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