University of Arizona
Institute for Mathematics and Education

Schedule for IM&E March 2007 Workshop

All sessions will take place in the Four Points Sheraton, 1900 East Speedway Blvd (520 327 7341).


Thursday, March 1

9:00–9:45: Cynthia Anhalt and Matt Ondrus, University of Arizona, Algebraic concepts for middle school teachers of English language learners: A professional development course taught by a mathematician and a mathematics educator


9:50–10:35: Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University, A Three Year Intervention for Secondary Mathematics and Science Teachers: Focus on Knowledge Development and Continuous Improvement


10:35–10:55: Break


10:55–11:40: Loren Pitt, Vickie Inge, and Virginia Bastable, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia's Masters Program for K-8 Mathematics Specialists


11:45–12:30: Jim Lewis and Cheryl Olsen, University of Nebraska, The Math in the Middle Institute Partnership


12:30–1:30: Lunch


1:30–3:00: Hands-on working sessions with Arizona State University and Virginia Commonwealth University (participants choose one for the whole afternoon)


3:00–3:30: Break


3:30–5:00: Continue working sessions


Friday, March 2

9:00–9:45: Glenn Stevens, Carol Findell, Sarah Sword and Ryota Matsuura, Boston University, Immersion in Mathematics: Boston University's Masters program in Mathematics for Teaching


9:50–10:35: Karen Marongelle, Mike Shaughnessy, and Sean Larsen, Portland State University, Developing and Implementing Mathematics Courses for K-12 Teachers: Merging Professional Development and Course Design


10:35–10:55: Break


10:55–11:40: Ira Papick and Dix Pettey, University of Missouri, Four Fundamental Mathematics Textbooks for Prospective Middle Grade Mathematics Teachers


11:45–12:30: Orientation for curriculum work; participants describe goals


12:30–1:30: Lunch


1:30–3:00: Hands-on working sessions with Boston University and University of Nebraska (participants choose one for the whole afternoon)


3:00–3:30: Break


3:30–5:00: Continue working sessions


Saturday, March 3

9:00–10:30: Hands-on working sessions with Portland State University and University of Missouri (participants choose one for the whole morning)


10:30–11:00: Break


11:00–12:30: Continue working sessions


12:30–1:30: Lunch


1:30–3:00: Participant teams write curriculum drafts


3:00–3:30: Break


3:30–5:00: Presenters read and critique drafts


Participants continue work on curriculum drafts overnight


Sunday, March 4

9:00–10:30: Presentations of curriculum drafts


10:30–11:00: Break


11:00–12:00: Final comments and wrap-up