The Joint Math Meetings will be held in San
Diego, January 10-13. This is the world's largest annual gathering of
We would like to call attention to six MAA
sessions which should be of particular interest to mathematics
(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
[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
Organized by Alessandra Pantano (UC Irvine) and Amanda Serenevy
(Riverbend Community Math Center)
[Saturday, Jan 13, 1:00 -- 2:30; Room 6D SDCC]
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