CME’21 Virtual event

The CME Program Committee is happy to announce that CME’21 will take place as an online event on 28 and 29 of June, 2021. The virtual event will contain plenary lectures, a plenary panel, working seminars and paper presentations. Further details will be announced at a later stage.

We look forward to meeting you online!

Bożena Maj-Tatsis

Chair of the Program Committee of CME’21

Contemporary Mathematics Education (CME) Conference

Contemporary Mathematics Education Conference (formerly known as Children’s Mathematical Education Conference) is a biennial conference which takes place in different locations in Poland and aims to bring together scholars from neighbouring countries, but also from all over the world.

Aim and focus

The conference is intended as a working meeting for those who are interested in teaching mathematics at all educational levels. This means that the conference is addressed to:

  • teacher trainers involved in:
    • pre-service teacher training
    • in-service teacher training
  • researchers interested in all aspects of teaching and learning mathematics (establishment of mathematical concepts and procedures, development of mathematical thinking, teacher-student interactions, teaching processes, textbook analysis, etc.)
  • mathematicians, who want to enhance their teaching at school
  • reflective practitioners (teachers).

Activities

Plenary lectures: One-hour long lectures during which the invited speakers focus on topics related to the conference theme. The plenary lectures provide a shared contribution to the conference and form a base for discussions during the working seminars.

Working seminars: Each participant is invited to be a member of one of the working seminar groups that will meet several times during the conference. Discussions and exchange of experiences and ideas are the essential aspects of this activity, that is why the working seminars are considered the most important part of the conference. Each group is coordinated by leaders and the activities are usually focused on four educational levels:

  • kindergarten and primary school (3–9-year-olds)
  • primary school (10–12-year-olds)
  • secondary school (13–15-year-olds)
  • upper-secondary school (16–18-year-olds).

Research Reports: Parallel sessions of 20-minute oral presentations, followed by a 5-minute discussion. The oral presentations refer to studies related to the theme of the conference.

Workshops: They involve a more extended type of contribution, which focuses on concrete activities and encourage the active participation by working on materials, problems or questions. The workshops usually last for 1.5 hour.

Poster exhibition: The posters are usually related to studies which are undergoing, or incomplete. The posters are displayed and the authors are provided with time to interact with the conference participants.

Language

The official conference language is English.