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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 # 4 - June 2021
Gazette Table of Contents


    Up Front
  • Editor’s Report by Timothy Sibbald
  • President’s Message/Message de la présidente by Judy Mendaglio

  • Regular Features
  • Blast from the Past! The Common Curriculum and Destreamed Grade 9 by Jeff Irvine
  • Reflections on Solving Equations: Obtaining Readable Forms by Jérôme Proulx
  • OAME/NCTM Report: Summertime, Summertime, Glorious Summertime! by Jacqueline Hill
  • Events at the Fields by Angelica Mendaglio
  • OMCA News – Spring 2021 by Heather Theijsmeijer
  • What’s the Problem? Maximizing Rectangles by Shawn Godin
  • Technology Corner: Coding and Math by Mary Bourassa
  • Linking Literacy and Math: Classroom Discourse by David Costello
  • Mathematical Snapshots: Geometry lives at Georgian! by Ron Lancaster
  • In the Middle: Playing with Padlets by Carly Ziniuk
  • Mb4T (Mathematics by and for Teachers): Finding Balance in Algebra by Jennifer Holm
  • Elementary Math Matters: Not so easy, eh? by Lynda Colgan

  • Articles
  • Leonardo of Pisa: Bunnies, Bees, and the Golden Ratio by Jeff Irvine
  • Exploring the Experiences of Teacher Candidates with the Math Proficiency Test: Recommendations for Ontario Educational Systems by Jennifer Holm, Steve Sider, Ardavan Eizadirad
  • Research into Practice: A Framework for Lesson Planning That Considers Student Motivation by Jeff Irvine

  • Special Features
  • OAME/AOEM Awards 2020
  • Book Review: Imagining Math with Imagination by Tim Sibbald
  • Book Review: Joyful Reading About Early Math Education by Tim Sibbald

Abacus Table of Contents


    Abacus Activities
  • Abacus Editor Greetings|MARY LOU KESTELL & KATHY KUBOTA-ZARIVNIJ
  • Research Summary - Ratio, Rate, and Proportion
  • Links to Manipulatives - Pattern Blocks
  • LET’S DO MATH: Guitar Hero Problem (with bansho plan)
  • Links to Literature: The Carpet Boy’s Gift Wangari’s Trees of Peace
  • LET’S DO MATH: Lemonade Problem
  • LET’S DO MATH: Pencil Problem
  • Next Steps for Your Professional Learning - Application to Your Classroom
  • Next Steps for Your Professional Learning - Suggested Readings
  • Abacus Editor Greetings|MARY LOU KESTELL & KATHY KUBOTA-ZARIVNIJ
  • Research Summary - Ratio, Rate, and Proportion
  • Links to Manipulatives - Pattern Blocks
  • LET’S DO MATH: Guitar Hero Problem (with bansho plan)
  • Links to Literature: The Carpet Boy’s Gift Wangari’s Trees of Peace
  • LET’S DO MATH: Lemonade Problem
  • LET’S DO MATH: Pencil Problem
  • Next Steps for Your Professional Learning - Application to Your Classroom
  • Next Steps for Your Professional Learning - 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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