uCalgary partner in $3-million initiative on math education

November 29, 2012

A new partnership between the University of Calgary's Faculty of Education, Canadian Oil Sands Limited (COS), and other organizations strives to take an innovative approach to math education, making it more accessible, interesting, and enjoyable to students from kindergarten to Grade 6. The overall objectives of the Math Minds initiative are to strengthen numeracy among elementary students and to help establish Calgary as a centre of excellence in math education. COS's $3-million commitment will enable uCalgary's education faculty to create a unit focused on math education, which will include a director, a postdoctoral fellow, and a graduate fellow. COS News Release | UToday