Bisset, William

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Bisset, William

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[ca. 1996]

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Bill grew up in East York, attending R.H. McGregor Elementary School, East York C.I. and then the University of Toronto.
Bill taught high school in the Toronto area: he was department head at Don Mills C.I., A.Y. Jackson S.S., and at Earl Haig S.S. in North York. He also taught at a Department of National Defence school in Germany, at Woodsworth College, the University of Toronto, and spent several summers teaching teachers at MacArthur College in Kingston, the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Education, and at York University.
Bill is the author of two mathematics textbooks. He has been a long-time member of the Euclid Contest problems committee, and was a tutor and lecturer at the University of Waterloo’s mathematics contests seminars. In addition to the Descartes Medal, Bill won the Edith May Sliffe Award in 1996.

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