Sent at the request of Jarmila Novotna.

The twelfth bi-annual conference on Elementary Mathematics Teaching, SEMT '13, is to be held from August 18-23, 2013, in Prague. The programme will focus on the teaching of mathematics to children within the age-range 5-12 years

The theme of SEMT '13 is 'Tasks and tools in elementary mathematics' .

The Symposium comprises plenary lectures, presentation of papers, and workshops. SEMT '13 PLENARY speakers are:

Olive Chapman (Canada): Engaging children in learner-focused mathematical tasks

Rose Griffiths (United Kingdom): Working with children in public care who have difficulties in mathematics

GŁnter Krauthausen (Germany): Digital media in elementary mathematics education

Joanne Mulligan (Australia) Inspiring young children's mathematical thinking through pattern and structure

Jennifer Young-Loveridge (New Zealand): Using multiplication and division tasks to support young children's part-whole thinking in mathematics 

More information: http://www.semt.cz
Jarmila Novotna
Department of Mathematics and Mathematical Education
Faculty of Education
Charles University

M.D.Rettigove 4
116 39 Praha 1

tel.: + 420 2 21900251
fax : + 420 2 24947782
fax : + 420 2 21900248
e-mail: jarmila.novotna@pedf.cuni.cz

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL  62901-4610
Phone:  (618) 453-4241  [O]
            (618) 457-8903  [H]
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