Dr. Anna Sfard

  • Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Haifa, Israel
  • Recipient of the Hans Freudenthal Medal, the highest award made by the international mathematics education community (2007)
  • First Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Professor of Mathematics Education at Michigan State University
  • Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The University of Melbourne (2017)
  • Fellowship of the American Educational Research Association (2015)
  • International member of the National Academy of Education, USA
Doctor Anna Sfard

General Public Lecture

Mathematics Learning: Does Language Make a Difference?
 October 1, 2018
 4pm in Biosciences 1010
 Reception at 5pm outside the auditorium
 This talk is accessible to a wide audience with curious minds. The focus of this talk is on the impact of language on mathematics learning

Mathematics Lecture

What is mathematics and why does it matter?
 October 2, 2018
 4pm in Pearce 127
 Light refreshments at 5pm in Pearce 227
 This talk will be on the questions of what it means to think mathematically and of its significance for how mathematics is being taught and learned