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NOTE: The Gazette Archive has now been updated and now holds all issues of the Ontario Mathematics Gazette from its inception in 1962.
The Abacus Archive now includes all copies of the Abacus that were published alongside the Gazette. The Tables of Contents for the Gazette are complete. The Tables of Contents for the Abacus back-issues are still being updated.
Electronic versions of the Gazette and Abacus are available to all current OAME Members by logging into the Members Only section, and clicking on the Gazette Archive.

Current Issue: Volume 61 # 1 - September 2022
Gazette Table of Contents


    Up Front
  • Editor’s Report by Timothy Sibbald
  • President’s Message by Sandra Jean Price

  • Regular Features
  • OMCA News: September 2022 by Heather Theijsmeijer
  • Coding in the Classroom: Computational Thinking, a Norwegian View by Iain Brodie and Hatice Beyza Sezer
  • Blast from the Past! (New)2 Math—The “New” New Math by Jeff Irvine
  • OAME/NCTM Report: Happy Fresh New School Year! by Jacqueline Hill
  • What’s the Problem? Seven Sevens by Shawn Godin
  • In the Middle: How Teacher Talk Meets the Thinking Classroom by Carly Ziniuk
  • Mb4T (Mathematics by and for Teachers): Using Models and Reasoning to Develop Factoring by Decomposition by Ann Kajander
  • Some Thoughts about Perimeter: String Perspective by Jérôme Proulx
  • Elementary Math Matters: It’s Time for Another Public Inquiry: The Right to [Do] Math by Lynda Colgan
  • Collaborative Learning in a Diverse Classroom and Its Impact on Students’ Achievement in Mathematics: A Lesson Learned from the Treisman Model by Nancy Louis

  • Articles
  • How Teachers Are Thinking and Talking about Mental Math in Their Classrooms
  • Big Ideas of Teaching Students How to Divide
  • Doing the Math (Lesson Plan insert for 3/(1/2): Everything Any Teacher Needs to Discuss Three Divided by a Half in Their Classroom
  • Dr. Evan Throop Robinson Shares Soft Starts in the Mathematics Classroom
  • Moving Forward: Continuing Professional Learning

  • Special Features
  • A Brief History of TEAMS: Our Spelling and Our Logo by Peter Saarimaki
  • Annual OAME/AOEM Awards 2022
  • Book Review: Math in the Great Outdoors by Edward Schroeter

Abacus Table of Contents


    Abacus Activities
  • Mathematically Engaging Students in Their World by Dr. Jeff Irvine
  • Business Applications of Calculus by Dr. Jeff Irvine
  • Contexts for Learning Integers: Integrating Hockey into the Intermediate Mathematics Curriculum by Christine Green and Ann Kajander
  • A Look at the Transformations of Power Functions by Ali Hamour

Sample Articles from The Abacus

IssueDateArticle (Click to download)
Vol 49 - i2 : Dec 2010 Let's Do Math: Tile Problems (with bansho plan)
Vol 49 - i1 : Sep 2010 Abacus Editor Greetings / Mary Lou Kestell & Kathy Kubota-Zarivnij
Vol 48 - i4 : Jun 2010 Links to Literature - The Carpet Boy's Gift / Wangan's Trees of Peace
Vol 48 - i3 : Mar 2010 Let's Do Math - Fun Fair Crispy Quads Problem
Vol 48 - i2 : Dec 2009 LINKS TO MANIPULATIVES - Pattern Blocks
Vol 48 - i1 : Sep 2009 RESEARCH SUMMARY: Representations of Fractions
Vol 43 - i2 : Dec 2004 Coordinate Patterns
Vol 43 - i1 : Sep 2004 Points of Departure: The Hundreds Board
 

Sample Articles from The Gazette

IssueDateArticle (Click to download)
Vol 51 - i4 : Jun 2013 Communication in a Blended Math-Talk Community: Extending the Boundaries of Classroom Collaboration / Geoffrey Roulet / Jill Lazarus
Vol 51 - i4 : Jun 2013 Linking Representations Using Geogebra / Geoffrey Roulet / Jill Lazarus
Vol 49 - i3 : Mar 2011 Mathematics Improvement Process: A Principal's Perspective / Doug Duff
Vol 49 - i3 : Mar 2011 Math in the Media / Tim Sibbald
Vol 49 - i3 : Mar 2011 Hey It's Elementary - The Elephant in the Room / Lynda Colgan
Vol 49 - i3 : Mar 2011 Technology Corner - Exponential and Logarithmic Models / Mary Bourassa
Vol 49 - i2 : Dec 2010 In the Middle - From Start to End: Maximizing Instructional Time in the Intermediate Classroom / Caroline Rosenbloom / Jung-Choi Perkins
Vol 49 - i2 : Dec 2010 Billy and the SMART Board(tm) / William Lundy
Vol 49 - i2 : Dec 2010 Supporting Algebraic Thinking: Prioritizing Visual Representations / Ruth Beatty
Vol 49 - i2 : Dec 2010 What's the Problem? Getting to the Root of the Problem / Shawn Godin
Vol 43 - i2 : Dec 2004 Computer Algebra Systems and the Ontario Curriculum / Tom Steinke, Kevin Spry, Fred Ferneyhough
Vol 43 - i2 : Dec 2004 Hey, It's Elementary... The Context Conundrum / Lynda Colgan
Vol 43 - i1 : Sep 2004 Put on Your ''Mathematical Glasses'': Connecting The Simpsons(R) and Mathematics / Louis Lim
Vol 43 - i1 : Sep 2004 Assessment Corner: Assessing Mathematical Processes - A Complex Process / Chris Suurtamm

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