Saturday 28 May 2022
|Time:||9:00 AM -4:30 PM|
|Venue:||Orange Ex-Services Club|
231-243 Anson St, Orange
|$250 Member; $312 Non-member; $99 Student member|
Dr Steve Thornton is a mathematics education lecturer, consultant and researcher. He has wide experience as a teacher of mathematics, as a researcher in mathematics education, as leader of national professional development programs for the Australian Mathematics Trust and the Australian Academy of Science, and as a consultant and critical friend to numerous mathematics education projects. Most recently Steve was Executive Director of the highly regarded reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry project conducted by the Australian Academy of Science in collaboration with the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers, developing exemplary teaching and professional learning resources and recruiting and training a cohort of more than 300 Champion teachers. His PhD thesis, Slow Maths, was an exploration of how a metaphor of slowness can help challenge a one-size-fits-all approach to mathematics education and allow students to discover the essence of mathematics. Steve is a Life Member and Past President of the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers and has been awarded a B.H.Neumann medal for excellence in Australian mathematics education.
More information will be come available in the coming weeks as we continue to confirm the program…
The conference will be in-person attendance (no recording of sessions)