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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 # 2 - December 2020
Gazette Table of Contents


    Up Front
  • Editor's Report / Timothy Sibbald
  • President's Message / Judy Mendaglio

  • Regular Features
  • Blast from the Past! W.W. Sayer / Jeff Irvine
  • Technology Corner: Menu Math / Mary Bourassa
  • What's the Problem? Rearranging Recrtangles / Shawn Godin
  • Reflections on Solving Equations: Inverse Operations and Square Roots / Jérôme Proulx
  • Mb4T (Mathematics by and for Teachers): Bringing Data Science into the Elementary Classroom / Jennifer Holm
  • Mathematical Snapshots: Apple for the Teacher / Ron Lancaster
  • Linking Literacy and Math: Going Beyond Surface Level When Problem-Solving (Part Two) / David Costello
  • In the Middle: Representing and Reinforcing Mathematical Processes Amid Uncertainty / Carly Ziniuk
  • Fields Institute MathEd Forum Report / Angelica Mendaglio
  • Elementary Math Matters: If Math Were an Animal / Lynda Colgan
  • Interview with Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez / Ann Arden and Idil Abdulkadir
  • OAME/NCTM Report: SEL from an NCTM Perspective / Jacqueline Hill

  • Special Features
  • Letter to the Editor / Fred Ferneyhough
  • Introducing a New Member of the OAME/AOEM Family!!
  • OCMA News / Maria Sairoglou
  • The New Social-Emotional Learning Strand in Elementary Mathematics - Part One / Jeff Irvine
  • NCTM Virtual Leadership Report / Jacqueline Hill
  • Our Strength is People / Bill Morrison
  • Discovering the New (2020) Math Strand: "Social-Emotional Learning Skills and the Mathematical Processes" / Renee Billiau
  • OMCA Goes Virtual! / Heather Theijsmeijer

Abacus Table of Contents


    Abacus Activities
  • Abacus Editor Greetings / Mary Lou Kestell and Kathy Kubota-Zarivnij
  • Designing Practice Tasks - Mathematics Content Focus
  • - Conceptual Understanding
  • - Procedural Fluency
  • QUICK IMAGES, MATH PUZZLES and GAMES MAT
  • - Fraction Equivalence and Multiplier
  • Representing and Comparing Fractions as Division of a Whole, Set and Measure
  • - Quick Images, Math Brain Teasers and Games Mat
  • - Quick Images - Pattern Blocks, Squares and Cubes
  • - Math Puzzles - Fraction Number Path Puzzles
  • - Math Games - Cards, Dice, Interlocking Cubes, Number Line Balance and Square Tiles

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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