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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 59 # 3 - March 2021
Gazette Table of Contents

    Up Front
  • Editor’s Report by Timothy Sibbald
  • Letter to the Editor
  • President’s Message by Judy Mendaglio

  • Regular Features
  • The Abacus
  • The New Social–Emotional Strand in Elementary Mathematics—Part Two by Jeff Irvine
  • OAME/NCTM Report: SEL, That Is Social–Emotional Learning... Take Two. (That is, part 2 of 2, a bit more in depth.) by Jacqueline Hill
  • Fields Institute MathEd Forum Report by Angelica Mendaglio
  • Technology Corner: Between 2 Numbers, Math Talks, and Chewable Math by Mary Bourassa
  • Linking Literacy and Math: Going Beyond Surface Level When Problem-Solving (Part Three) by David Costello
  • Mathematical Snapshots: Loving the Math in Kingston by Ron Lancaster
  • In the Middle: Making Choices to Create a Portfolio by Carly Ziniuk
  • What’s the Problem? Creative Counting by Shawn Godin
  • Mb4T (Mathematics by and for Teachers): Focusing on Fractional Reasoning by Jennifer Holm
  • Reflections on Solving Equations: Transforming Equations into Equalities by Jérôme Proulx
  • Elementary Math Matters: It’s a bird, it’s a plane... it’s a math manipulative! by Lynda Colgan

  • Articles
  • Using Place Value to Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide with Whole Numbers by Don Vander Klok
  • Why We Need to Teach Metacognition in Our Math Classes by Jeff Irvine
  • The Power of Equivalent Families in Mathematics by Jérôme Proulx

Abacus Table of Contents

    Abacus Activities
  • Abacus Editor Greetings / Mary Lou Kestell and Kathy Kubota-Zarivnij
  • RESEARCH SUMMARY - Fractions and Equivalence
  • LET’S DO MATH: Pancake Problem (with bansho plan)
  • LINKS TO LITERATURE- The Lion’s Share - A Tale of Halving Cake and Eating It, Too
  • LET’S DO MATH: Garden Problem
  • LET’S DO MATH: Fun Fair Crispy Quads Problem
  • NEXT STEPS FOR YOUR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING - Application to Your Classroom - Suggested Readings

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

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