SUM (Saskatchewan Understands Math) Conference
SUM 2012 is being held May 4-5, 2012 at the University of
Saskatchewan Education Building in Saskatoon, SK. Registration information available on the Saskatchewan Math Teachers Society
This year's featured keynote - James Tanton!
James Tanton (PhD. Mathematics, Princeton University, 1994) is a research mathematician deeply interested in bridging the gap between the mathematics experienced by school students and the creative mathematics practiced and explored by mathematicians. He is now a full-time high school teacher and does all that he can to bring joy into mathematics learning and teaching.
James writes math books. He gives math talks and conducts math workshops. He teaches students and he teaches teachers. He publishes articles and papers, creating and doing new math. And he shares the mathematical experience with students of all ages, helping them publish research papers too!