École Riverdale Elementary, Surrey, B.C.

Hi Veselin,

Here is the schedule:

8:45-10 - Ms. Wozney Division 8
10:30-11:43 - Mr. Speak Division 7 
12:30-1:30 - Ms. Loh Division 3

Thanks.  
See you tomorrow. 

Christine Wozney
Grade 4/5Riverdale

Math Catchers: A few brief facts about Aboriginal peoples and their education

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 14:45 - 15:15

Teaching and Learning Centre, SFU

Veselin Jungic presented some basic facts about  Aboriginal peoples in Canada and BC at the Teaching and Learning Centre's staff meeting. During the Q&A part of the presentation, Veselin screened the animated film "Small Number and The Big Tree".

 

Connecting the Pieces: Pre-K and Kindergarten Conference

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 12:50 - 14:20

Brookswood Secondary School, Langley, BC

Veselin Jungic and Janelle Dobson-Kocsis presented at the Connecting the Pieces: Pre-K and Kindergarten conference. This was the eleventh annual pre-k and kindergarten conference that featured over 50 workshop sessions to choose from. The Math Catcher Outreach Program session was attended by 25 teachers.

Photo Gallery

Small Number and the Kit Foxes

The full moon rose over the horizon and lit up the grasslands, which had a light dusting from the winter snow that had fallen the day before. Moonlight streamed in through the front window and lit up the room where Small Number, his sister Perfect Number, and their cousins were sitting around the fireplace talking about the new pair of kit foxes that had been settled that day near the rocks beside the creek way out by the furthest edge of their grandparents' ranch.

Small Number and the Old Totem Pole

My name is Small Number. This is a story that I’ve heard from my grandmother and that she heard from her grandmother. It is about an old totem pole built by my ancestors on a beach close to our village.

Small Number and the Big Tree

Small Number is a young boy who gets into a lot of mischief. With his sister Perfect Number he visits their Grandma who lives in a small village on their Nation’s traditional territory.

Small Number and the Salmon Harvest

Small Number is a young boy who gets into a lot of mischief.  He lives in a small village by the water with his mother and father. It is a crisp autumn day and Small Number is helping his father to prepare the nets for tomorrow’s salmon harvest. “There is a school of salmon by Straight Line Beach. We need to set our net in the morning while the tide is still high,” says Small Number’s father...

Small Number and the Skateboard Park

Small Number is a young boy who gets into a lot of mischief. He lives in a big city with his mother and his older sister Perfect Number. Every Sunday afternoon, Small Number does his math homework. When he has trouble with math, he usually asks his sister for help. But this Sunday he has a geometry problem that looks very difficult and he decides to ask his cousin, Full Angle, who studies mathematics at the university.

Small Number and the Basketball Tournament

Small Number is a young boy who gets into a lot of mischief. Twice a week, after school, he goes with his friends to the Aboriginal Friendship Centre. There the boys first have a snack and then they do mathematics for half an hour. Sometimes they do algebra in their workbooks, but usually they play mathematical games. They also love playing basketball in the Centre’s gym and wish to enter a tournament. Small Number demonstrates how a basic understanding of combinatorics can help in all aspects of life, even basketball!