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EVENT: Invitation for parents to participate in a provincial forum about mathematics

Parents/guardians are invited to participate in a provincial forum hosted by the EQAO School Support and Outreach Team. EQAO is the provincial Education Quality and Accountability Office which administers provincial assessments for literacy, numeracy and math to students in Grades 3, 6, 9 and 10.

This forum is composed of two sessions. During the first, the Outreach Team will describe EQAO’s province-wide assessment program. Then, author and renowned educator from Queen’s University, Dr. Lynda Colgan, will talk about the importance of mathematics and how parents can encourage their children to see the value of mathematics in everyday life.

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Four Points by Sheraton, 285 King Street East, Kingston

Agenda: Registration and Continental Breakfast (9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.)
• First session: 9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
• Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
• Second session: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Refreshments: Breakfast and lunch will be provided
Mileage: Carpooling is encouraged. Mileage will be paid according to Government of Ontario rate guidelines

To register: Contact Laura Maclellan, Curriculum Coordinator, [email protected], 613.966.1170 or 1.800.267.4350, extension 2307. Registration is limited. Reserve your place by Wednesday, September 18.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]