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Canadian Oil Sands Limited
2000 First Canadian Centre
350–7th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N9
Tel: 403 218 6200
Fax: 403 218 6201
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Math Minds is uniquely focusing on enhancing early numeracy in Calgary through the coordination of multiple academic, educational, community and industry organizations:
Canadian Oil Sands Limited
Canadian Oil Sands has committed $3 million to the Math Minds initiative, and provides project coordination leadership.
University of Calgary, Faculty of Education
The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation’s most enterprising city. The University has a clear strategic direction – Eyes High – to become one of Canada’s top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary.
The Faculty of Education contributes to this vision by educating teachers to work effectively in 21st century learning environments, as well as developing critical research addressing real world problems and challenges in learning and teaching.
Calgary Catholic School District
The Calgary Catholic School District (“CCSD”) is the largest Catholic school district in Alberta, serving over 49,000 students in 105 schools located in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane, Chestermere and the Municipal District of Rocky View. CCSD educates and empowers students from kindergarten to Grade 12 through its mission of Living and Learning in our Catholic Faith.
Calgary Public Library
This year, the Calgary Public Library proudly celebrates 100 years of public library service in Calgary (1912 – 2012) under the centennial theme, “A Century of Inspiring Life Stories Since 1912.” It is an award-winning public library system, providing innovative and responsive collections, services and programs that enrich lives and build community within Calgary.
The Calgary Public Library is one of the largest public library systems in North America and the second largest civic public library system in Canada. Its integrated network of 18 branches across Calgary thrives from a strong commitment to customer service, robust mobile and digital presence, and outstanding collections. The Calgary Public Library Board, constituted under the Libraries Act of Alberta and providing governance to the Library is comprised of ten elected members: two from Calgary City Council and eight Elector members (citizens of Calgary).
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (BGCC) have been addressing the issues of lifelong health, social and life skill development associated with at-risk children and youth for over 70 years. BGCC’s mission is to provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.
JUMP Math is a registered charity founded by mathematician and playwright John Mighton to enhance the potential in children by encouraging an understanding and love of math in students and educators. It is founded on the belief that all children can be taught to think mathematically and is committed to realizing that vision.
JUMP Math offers complete and balanced materials and training to enable teachers and tutors to reach all students. JUMP’s guided discovery approach draws on the latest research in cognitive science and the best aspects of math programs from around the world to provide a unique combination of depth, careful scaffolding, continuous assessment and a variety of innovative instructional approaches.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi on numeracy and the Math Minds initiative.
Syncrude is a joint venture of seven companies.
Syncrude upgrades 100% of its production to high-quality, light crude oil
We are commited to sustainable oil sands development.
The four deposits, Athabasca, Peace River, Cold Lake and Wabasca, have total resource in place estimated at 1.7 trillion to 2.5 trillion barrels. The Athabasca Oil Sands deposit, Alberta's largest and most accessible source of bitumen, contains more than one trillion barrels of bitumen over an area encompassing more than 30,000 square kilometers.