6th International Realistic Mathematics Education Conference
Making Mathematics Meaningful for Students
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
September 20 -22, 2018
We cordially invite you to join us on September 20th – 22nd, 2018, for the Sixth International Realistic Mathematics Education Conference (RME6), a biennial conference held for the first time in the Caribbean (Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands). This three-day conference is supported by the Freudenthal Institute (FI), the Freudenthal Group at Utrecht University, the University of Colorado – Boulder School of Education, Freudenthal Institute US (FIUS) and the Cayman Islands Ministry of Education.
This conference showcases research and practical workshops focused on Realistic Mathematics Education (RME), a Dutch approach to the design of curriculum, assessment and instruction that is widely respected throughout the world as an exemplary approach to mathematics education. RME has evolved over the last 40 years out of the work of Hans Freudenthal, research faculty at the Freudenthal Institute, and designers and mathematics educators throughout the world. Although RME involves some particular design principles, many of its features can be gradually adapted by teachers and school systems, recognising that significant pedagogic improvement take time to evolve… < read more >>