3月11日上午9点，加拿大University of Regina退休教授 Ron Richmond博士应邀在7JC306教室做了题为“Teaching School Mathematics in Canada: Some Basic Trends and Issues”的专题报告。数学教育教研中心的全体老师，部分研究生和本科生参加了报告会，本次报告会由mg真人娱乐网站王洪凯副院长主持。
在报告中，Ron Richmond博士从“Role of learning theories”，“Role of culturalperspectives”，“Formal policies”，“Reactions and debate”等四个方面详细先容了加拿大中小学数学教育的一些理念和具体做法，以及加拿大中小学数学教师的培养情况。他通过具体例子对“Teacher-centred classroom，Learner-centred classroom”，“Passive learning，Active learning”等概念进行了说明，向在场师生生动地展示了国外的数学课堂教学环节。
Dr Ron Richmond is a retired Education professor, University of Regina, in Canada. He received his PhD degree in Mathematics Education in 1983 from the University of Alberta and was once Chair of the Elementary Education Department in his university. He has been a junior/senior middle school teacher, principal/ headmaster, and a teacher in Africa. Dr Ron was with the University of Regina for 25
years of his career.