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Presentations & Publications

April 23, 2008 Beyond Topics: Some Organizing Principles for a Coherent Approach to Algebra, 2008
NCTM Annual Meeting

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

April 9, 2008 General-Purpose Tools in Mathematics
NCTM Annual Meeting

For many students, the utility of mathematics lies in a style of work—the habits of mind that allow one to look at the world through a mathematical lens.

April 9, 2008 Developing Proof throughout High School Mathematics
NCTM Annual Meeting

Using strategies from a new, NSF-funded curriculum, CME Project, this presentation shows techniques to help students develop and write formal...

March 1, 2008 Curriculum and Technology: Evolving Together
T3 International Conference

As CME Project (published by Pearson Education) was developed, the development team found many cases where technology, especially a Computer...

November 15, 2007 A Day of Mathematics
a symposium sponsored by EDC's Center for Mathematics Education and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

The symposium provided teachers of Algebra 2 and other grade 11–12 high school courses with a chance to

September 7, 2007 CME Project
Ninth International Conference "Mathematics Education in a Global Community"

This talk describes CME Project, an NSF-funded four-year comprehensive high school mathematics curriculum being developed by Education Development...

August 1, 2007 A Brief Introduction to CME Project — Geometry
Pearson Prentice Hall
June 17, 2007 U.S. CAS–Active Curriculum Panel
4th Annual USACAS Conference

The panelists, all of whom are U.S.

June 16, 2007 Curriculum and Technology: Evolving Together
Texas Instruments 4th Annual USACAS Conference

EDC and Texas Instruments have enjoyed a close working relationship for nearly 20 years.

May 21, 2007 Computer Algebra Systems: Tools for Developing Algebraic Habits of Mind
NCTM Annual Meeting
May 14, 2007 Algebra for Teaching—Some Recommendations for Teacher Preparation
Critical Issues in Education Workshop: Teaching and Learning Algebra, MSRI Workshop

The development of CME Project began in 1992 with a grant from NSF to develop a geometry course, but the basic principles upon which the program...

March 19, 2007 CME Project: Promoting Mathematical Habits of Mind in High School
NCSM Annual Meeting

This presentation looks at effective approaches to topics across the high school curriculum, including algebra word problems, geometric proofs, mathematical...

September 20, 2006 Using Computer Algebra Systems to Develop Algebraic Habits of Mind
NCTM Regional Meeting

Algebra is more than just a high school course sequence. Certain habits of mind lead to algebraic proficiency across the grades, and Computer Algebra...