Just like reading, math follows us through life and is a skill set we can all improve on. Students in grades 1 through 8 have been assigned an IXL account, they can access their account at https://ca.ixl.com . Please encourage your child to complete math homework nightly and set a weekly games night at your house.
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Activities for the next contest - January 16th
- Biography of Rene Descartes - Read
- Tower of Hanoi - Practice
Upcoming Caribou Math Contest Dates:
- Wednesday, January 16, 2019
- Thursday, February 14, 2019
- Wednesday, April 3, 2019
- Wednesday May 1, 2019
Math at Home
Math is fun amd playing games with your child at home will enhance their acquisition of math skills. Cribbage, Rummy, Monopoly and Dominoes are just a few of the games that you could play as a family.
Biography - January 2019
Cathleen Synge Morawetz
Cathleen Synge Morawetz was a Canadian Mathematician who was born in Toronto, Ontario on May 5, 1923. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto, her Master's degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her Doctorate from NYU and was also recognized for her distinguished Leadership. She was named Outstanding Woman Scientist by the Association of Women in Science, served as President of the Association for Women in Mathematics, among other accomplishments. Cathleen did all of this while raising four children, proving that a woman could successfully balance a high level of success between her career and her family. For this, she was honoured by the National Organization for Women.