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Show-Me Conference

Huge Success - Over 400 Attended!

National Science Foundation-Sponsored

Show-Me Conference and Curriculum Showcase

Focusing on Improving Middle School Mathematics and Making Connections to Science and Technology

Co-sponsored by the NSF-funded Show-Me Center for Learning and Teaching in Middle Level Mathematics and
the NSF Math/Science Partnership Project (MSTP): Mathematics Across the Middle School MST Curriculum

Show Me Center

Featured Presenters:

Dr. Grant Wiggins

(Understanding by Design)

Click here for Authentic Education Web site

Dr. James Butterworth, assistant commissioner, NYSED Office of Regional School and Community Services

Dr. Barbara Reys, director of the NSF Show-Me Center for Learning and Teaching in Middle School Mathematics

Click here to go to New York State Education Department Forum on NYS Learning Standards for Mathematics

By Michelle Kline, Associate in Mathematics Education

Presentations by nationally prominent mathematics educators: Dr. Elizabeth Philips and Dr. Glenda Lappan (Connected Math); Dr. Margaret Meyer (Math in Context); Dr. Rick Billstein (MATHThematics), and Emily Fagan (Mathscape).


Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, 2005

Conference Focus: To showcase exemplary curriculum, pedagogy, practice in middle school mathematics, and to illustrate models for contextualizing mathematics across the middle school curriculum.

Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, Long Island (30 miles from NYC, 20 miles from LaGuardia Airport, 32 miles from Islip MacArthur Airport).

Expected Attendance: 500 teachers and administrators of mathematics, science, and technology; university faculty; curriculum specialists; State Education Department personnel.

WHAT ELSE...

  • Curriculum Showcase highlighting NSF-developed exemplary mathematics materials
  • Vendor display and trade show featuring exemplary curriculum materials and programs
  • Teacher-to-teacher poster sessions showcasing hands-on, engaging and proven Monday morning implementation strategies in mathematics, science, and technology classes
  • Focus on identifying and eliminating barriers to learning
  • Strategies to mobilize parents, caregivers, and the community in support of learning

VENDOR DISPLAY INCLUDING ...

Harcourt-Holt, Rinehart and Winston

McDougal Littell

McGraw-Hill Co.

Prentice Hall/Pearson

  1. American Statistical Association
  2. Benchmark Education Company
  3. Blue Lion Production, Ltd.
  4. CPM Educational Program
  5. Great Source Education Group
  6. Holt, Rinehart & Winston
  7. Legani Games, LLC
  8. LEGO Educational
  9. Master Innovations, LLC
  10. NCS Pearson
  11. The Peoples Publishing Group
  12. RM Educational Software
  13. Sadlier-Oxford
  14. Southard Group
  15. Sussman Sales Company, Inc.
  16. The Stock Market Game
  17. Triumph Learning
  18. M & P Systems
  19. Options Publishing
  20. Vernier Software

Conference Program – MSTP Show- Me Conference & Curriculum Showcase
April 29-30, 2005

LI Marriott Hotel and Conference Center

Friday, April 29
(7:00 a.m. – Vendor Setup)
 
Pre-Conference Workshop for MSTP Leadership Teams
8:00 a.m. Sign-In and Continental Breakfast for MSTP Leadership Teams
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (Chardonnay Room)
9:00 – 10:15 a.m. Dr.Grant Wiggins, CSST Workshop for MSTP Leadership Teams (Skylight Room)
10:15 a.m. Informal Break
10:30 – 11:45 a.m. Grant Wiggins Workshop (Continued)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch for Leadership Teams (Chardonnay Room)
Main Conference Program
10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Conference Registration
10:00 a.m. Vendor Display/Curriculum Showcase Opens (will run continuously throughout the conference)
1:00 p.m. Conference Welcome (Grand Ballroom)
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Keynote Address – Dr. James Butterworth (NYSED) Update on Mathematics in NYS
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Featured Presentation – Dr. Grant Wiggins (Understanding By Design)
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 – 4:45 p.m. Session I (eight concurrent sessions) and Vendor Display
5 p.m. Closing for Day 1 and Raffle in Grand Ballroom


Saturday, April 30
(7:00 a.m. – Poster Session Setup)
 
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vendor Display, Exemplary Mathematics Curriculum Showcase
2:00 – 4:45 p.m. Teacher-to-Teacher Poster Session (Vendor Display closes at 4:00 p.m.)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast (Grand Ballroom)
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. NYSED Forum - NYS Department of Education Update
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break (hallway near vendor display area)
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session II (eight concurrent sessions)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Luncheon and Keynote Address (Grand Ballroom) - Dr. Barbara Reys, director, Show-Me Center for Learning and Teaching in Middle School Mathematics - Textbooks Matter

2:15 – 3:30 p.m. Session III (eight concurrent sessions)
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break (hallway near vendor display area)
3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Session IV (six concurrent sessions)
5 p.m. Conference Closing and Raffle in Grand Ballroom

Conference Presentation Schedule

FRIDAY, April 29
10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Vendor Display and Curriculum Showcase
10:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Conference Registration
1 p.m. Conference Opening and Welcome
1:15 – 1:45 p.m. Keynote Address – Dr. James Butterworth, NYSED – Update on Mathematics in NYS
1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Featured Presentation – Dr. Grant Wiggins
Session 1
3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Strands
Math 1
Math 2
Math 3
Math 4

Mathscape
An Introduction to MathScape
Emily Fagan and Amy Doherty

CMP
An Introduction to Connected Mathematics (CMP)
Dr. Betty Phillips and Yvonne Grant

MIC
Models You Can Count On
Dr. Meg Meyer and Dr. David Webb

Math Thematics
An Introduction to Middle Grades MATHThematics
(The STEM Project)
Linda Tetley and Dr. Rick Billstein

Barriers to Learning
Teacher to Teacher
What Research Says
Facilitated Discussion

Building Better Bridges
Between Home and School
Dr. Renee Young

Building Kaleidoscope for Reflecting on MST
Dr. Sharon Whitton

Leadership for Improving Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Mark Kaufman

What We Have Learned from Teaching Practice in England
George Giberti

5 p.m. Closing for Day 1 and Raffle in Ballroom

Conference Presentation Schedule

SATURDAY, April 30
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in Grand Ballroom
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ENDOR DISPLAY, EXEMPLARY MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM SHOWCASE, TEACHER-TO-TEACHER POSTER SESSION

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
NYSED FORUM
Michelle Kline

Session 2
11:00 – 12:15 p.m.
Strands
Math 1
Math 2
Math 3
Math 4

Mathscape
The Algebra Strand In MathScape: A View from the Classroom
Emily Fagan and Amy Doherty

CMP
An Overview of the Algebra Strand in Connected Mathematics (CMP)
Dr. Betty Phillips and Yvonne Grant

MIC
Algebra in Mathematics in Context
Dr. Meg Meyer and Dr. David Webb

Math Thematics
An Introduction to Middle Grades MATHThematics
(The STEM Project)
Linda Tetley and Dr. Rick Billstein

Barriers to Learning
Teacher to Teacher
What Research Says
Facilitated Discussion

Thinking Outside the Rhombus
Dr. Joan Daly-Lewis, Lisa Greiner and Barbara Butler

Illuminating the Path from Standards to Classroom Practice
Dr. Paul Zachos and Rebekah Rice

Teaching – Research (NYC model) in the Mathematics Classroom
Dr. Vrunda Prabhu and Dr. Bronislaw Czarnocha

Using Design Activities to Engage Students in Contextualized Mathematics
Dr. Dave Burghardt and Michael Hacker

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Conference Luncheon, Main Ballroom and Keynote Address – Dr. Barbara Reys, director, Show-Me Center for Learning and Teaching in Middle School Mathematics – Textbooks Matter

2:00 – 4:45 p.m.

VENDOR DISPLAY, EXEMPLARY MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM SHOWCASE, TEACHER-TO-TEACHER POSTER SESSION Vendor display closes at 4:30 p.m.

Session 3
2:15 – 3:30 p.m.
Strands
Math 1
Math 2
Math 3
Math 4

Mathscape
An Introduction to MathScape
Emily Fagan and Amy Doherty

CMP
An Introduction to Connected Mathematics (CMP)
Dr. Betty Phillips and Yvonne Grant

MIC
Models You Can Count On
Dr. Meg Meyer and Dr. David Webb

Math Thematics
The Algebra Strand in Middle Grades MATHThematics
(The STEM Project)
Linda Tetley and Dr. Rick Billstein

Barriers to Learning
Teacher to Teacher
What Research Says
Facilitated Discussion

School and Community Supports Working Together
Richard Van Dyke and Nancy Cohan

Shake it Up! Lessons That Grab Your Students' Attention
Betty Powell and Theresa Vecchiarelli

Problem-Solving Seminars: Reaching the Higher Levels of Bloom's Taxonomy
Michael Cohen

Recruiting Minority Student Teachers: A Novel Systems Approach
Tyrone Bennett

Session 4
3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Strands
Math 1
Math 2
Math 3
Math 4

Mathscape
The Algebra Strand In MathScape: A View from the Classroom
Emily Fagan and Amy Doherty

CMP
An Overview of the Number Strand in Connected Mathematics (CMP)
Dr. Betty Phillips and Yvonne Grant

MIC
Algebra in Mathematics in Context
Dr. Meg Meyer and Dr. David Webb

Math Thematics
Teaching Middle Grades MATHThematics Using a Thematic Approach: A Walk Through a Module
Linda Tetley and Dr. Rick Billstein

Barriers to Learning
Teacher to Teacher
What Research Says
Facilitated Discussion
 

Mathematics and Ergonomics of Digital Audio Systems
Dr. Tom Liao

 

Mathematics for Meaning and Mastery: The CPM Middle School Curriculum
Jim Heine

VENDOR DISPLAY (until 4 P.M.)
EXEMPLARY MATHEMATICS CURRICULUM SHOWCASE, TEACHER-TO-TEACHER POSTER SESSION ( until 4:45 P.M.)

5 p.m.

Closing for Day 2 and Raffle in Ballroom


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