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News Update No.2, 15 July 2013
Math and Art, 21st Century Crititical thinking in your classroom and more news here.
News Update No.1, 5 June 2013
A PDF version of this news is available here.

Math With Motion and Dance
ERIK STERN WORKSHOP
Teaching cross-discipline? Music, sports, writing, dance, science, VET and math?
                            This Is For You.
From Kindergarten to grad-school, Erik shows how to use body activities to teach symmetry, probability, more. Their book Math Dance with Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern shows ways to teach math using motion and dance in the classroom. Erik will build dance and maths understanding as the workshop progresses.
                           Monday 5 Aug. 1:30-3:30 pm.
$35 Register or $40 at the door FREE for conference attendees MATH

See their TEDx video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ws2y-cGoWqQ

THEATRE
Celebrate math through drama. Proofs onstage! Actress and playwright, Verena Specht-Ronique, winner of the German Ministry of Education and Research award to develop the play Maultier, and Ministry of Culture awards will present Hesse’s The Glass Bead Game, as adapted for the ExperiMinta Science Center Frankfurt


JONATHAN BORWEIN
Jonathan Borwein is Australian Laureate Professor, University of Newcastle and Fellow to the Australian Academy of Sciences. Jon’s research includes high performance computing and computational mathematics. He will keep you on the edge of your seat with his talk about randomness, planar walks, and fractals, Seeing things by walkingon real numbers

 ‘Writing’ in code with paper folding. Source:Jonathan Borwein’s talk.