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Presentations & Publications

February 25, 2014 What is CME?

January 9, 2013 Abstract Algebra for High School Teachers
Joint Mathematics Meeting
January 9, 2013 Creating a Professional Community of Mathematics Teachers
Joint Mathematics Meeting

with help from Glenn Stevens (Boston University)

January 9, 2013 High School Teaching: Standards, Practices, and Habits of Mind
Joint Mathematics Meeting
January 9, 2013 Computational Models of Mathematical Systems
Joint Mathematics Meeting

For Wally Feurzeig

November 29, 2012 Knowledge of Mathematics for Teaching High School
Suggestions for Mathematical Preparation and Professional Development
March 9, 2012 Reasoning and Making Sense of Algebra
Kentucky Center for Mathematics Conference

Reasoning and Making Sense for Algebra. The Standards for Mathematical Practice can be Reasoning and Making Sense for Algebra.

March 4, 2012 Appreciating and Applying the Common Core State Standards of Mathematical Practice
2012 T³ International Conference

The example shows how the Euclidean algorithm can be used to illustrate the structural similarities between integers and polynomials.

March 3, 2012 Reasoning and Sense Making with Technology
2012 T³ International Conference

Demonstrates some of the examples from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ (NCTM) monograph “Reasoning and Sense Making in Algebra”.

February 13, 2012 Neat Stuff About Unit Fractions
Urban Mathematics Leadership Network

At the Dana Center

April 13, 2011 Mathematics of Game Shows
NCTM Annual Conference 2011

At NCTM 2011, attendees learned some mathematics while vying to win a selection of fine cheeses and a copy of Slumdog Millionaire.

February 16, 2011 The CCSS and High School Mathematics Curricula
Chicago Common Core Conference

In February, a conference was held at the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Common Core State Standards.

January 29, 2010 Beyond Topics: Some Organizing Principles for a Coherent Approach to Algebra, 2010
UIC Symposium

Internet navigation, spreadsheet use, financial decision making, and cell phone programming all require the abilities to reason about calculations, develop...

March 5, 2009 Algebra in the Age of CAS
Seminario di Didattica della Matematica, Sapienza, Università di Roma

Computer algebra systems can be used to help high school students build computational models of algebraic systems and structures.

February 12, 2009 Dynamic Geometry as a Tool to Develop Analytic Thinking
Seminari di Geometria Dinamica, Sapienza, Università di Roma

In addition to its uses as an experimental tool and a medium in which to model mathematical phenomena, dynamic geometry environments can help students...

December 4, 2008 Guest Lecture: “CME Project”
ME 558 — Mathematics Curriculum: Issues and Trends, Boston University

This talk was given to students in Suzanne Chapin's class on mathematics curricula.

September 25, 2008 CME Project— Promoting Mathematical Habits of Mind in High School
The Future of High School Mathematics Conference

The Center for Mathematics Education at the University of Maryland, along with "Math Is More" and a group of progressive curriculum development projects,...

June 28, 2008 Algebra in the Age of CAS—Examples from CME Project (and Beyond)
USACAS Conference

The human mind can establish facts about mathematical objects even when the objects are difficult (or impossible) to write down explicitly.

May 14, 2008 Some Organizing Principles for High School Algebra
Critical Issues in Education Workshop: Teaching and Learning Algebra

An examination of the day-to-day work of high school teachers shows that fundamental ideas and results from abstract algebra, linear algebra, and number...

May 2, 2008 Algebra in the Age of CAS: Implications for the High School Curriculum
Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (CSMC) Second International Curriculum Conference: Future Curricular Trends in School Algebra and Geometry,