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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 60 # 4 - June 2022
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! Assessment Through the Ages (of the Gazette) by Jeff Irvine
  • OAME/NCTM Report: April Showers May Bring May Flowers! And June Brings a Much-Needed Recharging of Your Batteries! by Jacqueline Hill
  • Events at the Fields by Angelica Mendaglio
  • What’s the Problem? Counting Coins by Shawn Godin
  • OMCA News: June 2022 by Heather Theijsmeijer
  • Linking Literacy and Math: Reconsidering Our Perspective on Learning by David Costello
  • Mathematical Snapshots: Stepping aside, Step up! by Ron Lancaster
  • In the Middle: Boole, Bézier, and Beauty by Carly Ziniuk
  • Mb4T (Mathematics by and for Teachers): Using Concrete Tools, Exploration, and Reasoning to Develop Factoring by Ann Kajander
  • Some Thoughts about Perimeter: Vocabulary and Metaphors by Jérôme Proulx
  • Elementary Math Matters: Paying Privilege Forward: The Second Annual Early Mathematics Conference by Linda Colgan
  • Coding in the Classroom: Interview with Amanda Deneau by Iain Brodie and Hatice Beyza Sezer

  • Articles
  • Caribou Math: International Math Contests Made in Ontario by Jeff Irvine
  • Translating Video to Comics for Sharing Classroom Practice by Krista Francis and Steven Khan

  • Special Features
  • Promoting Action with Math: A Review of Activity Counts by Tim Sibbald
  • Book Review: A Taste of Mathematical History by Tim Sibbald
  • The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG) by Jennifer Holm
  • Book Review: Math Routines Can Meet Academic and Play-Based Learning Goals by Edward Schroeter
  • Destreaming/De-tracking Math Position Statemen
  • Book Review: Planning “Effortful” and Periodic Retrieval in Mathematics Learning by Edward Schroeter

Abacus Table of Contents

    Abacus Activities
  • Game: Whose thinking is it, anyways?
  • Dr. Allison Tucker shares pedagogical documentation that can be used in the mathematics classroom
  • Doing the Math (Lesson Plan insert for 14 + 13): Everything any teacher needs, to discuss 14 + 13 in their classroom
  • Moving Forward: Continuing professional learning

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

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