Math Education Sessions at MAA
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Sent at the request of David Stone.

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The Joint Math Meetings will be held in San
Diego, January 10-13. This is the world's largest annual gathering of
mathematicians.

We would like to call attention to six MAA
sessions which should be of particular interest to mathematics
educators.

(1)** Panel on the Dolciani Award:
Mathematicians in K-16 Education.**

Panelists are Alan Schoenfeld (UC Berkley) and Tatiana Shubin (San
Jose State U) -- recipients of the MAA Dolciani Award for
mathematicians who have made significant contributions to K-16
mathematics education.

[Thursday, Jan 11, 2:35 -- 3:55; Room 2 SDCC]

(2)** Mathematicians' Work in Creating
Open Education Resources for K-12**.

Panelists are Scott Baldridge (LSU), Hugo Rossi (U Utah) and Kristin
Umland (Illustrative Mathematics).

[Wednesday, Jan 10, 9:35 -- 10:55; Room 1A SDCC]

(3)** Teaching Mathematics Content to
Prospective Elementary Teachers: Strategies and Opportunities.**

Panelists are Christine Browning (W Michigan U), Ziv Feldman (Boston
U), Lynn Hart (Georgia State U), Jennifer Holm (U of Alberta) and
Susan Oesterle (Douglas C).

[Friday, Jan 12, 8:00 -- 9:20; Room 2 SDCC]

(4)** The New AP Calculus Curriculum --
The First Round of Testing.**

Panelists are Gail Burrill (Michigan State U), Stephen Davis (Davidson
C), Ben Hedrick (College Board) and James Sellers (Penn State U).

[Friday, Jan 12, 9:35 -- 10:55; Room 2 SDCC]

(5)** Pathways Through High School
Mathematics: Building Focus and Coherence.**

Panelists are Gail Burrill (Michigan State U), Yvonne Lai (U of
Nebraska), Matt Larson (NCTM), Francis Su (Harvey Mudd C)) and Dan
Teague (NC School of Science and Mathematics).

[Friday, Jan 12, 1:00 -- 2:20; Room 2 SDCC]

(6)** Math Circle demonstration
session.**

Organized by Alessandra Pantano (UC Irvine) and Amanda Serenevy
(Riverbend Community Math Center)

[Saturday, Jan 13, 1:00 -- 2:30; Room 6D SDCC]

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Jerry P. Becker

Department of Curriculum & Instruction

College of Education and Human Services

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

625 Wham Drive / MC 4610

Carbondale, Illinois 62901