|To apply for Funding you must register by:||January 31, 2014 11 months ago|
|Location:||MSRI: Simons Auditorium, Baker Board Room, Commons Room, Atrium|
- Lillie Albert (Boston College)
- Emina Alibegovic (University of Utah)
- Gretchen Andreasen (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Cynthia Anhalt (University of Arizona)
- Scott Baldridge (Louisiana State University)
- Deborah Ball (University of Michigan)
- Anna Bargagliotti (Loyola Marymount University)
- Hyman Bass (University of Michigan)
- Matthias Beck (San Francisco State University)
- Sybilla Beckmann (University of Georgia)
- Nandini Bhattacharya (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Gail Burrill (Michigan State University)
- Elizabeth Burroughs (Montana State University)
- Thomas Clark (University of Nebraska)
- Herb Clemens (University of Utah)
- Brian Conrey (AIM - American Institute of Mathematics)
- Margarita Cummings (University of Utah)
- Brianna Donaldson (AIM - American Institute of Mathematics)
- David Eisenbud (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
- James Epperson (University of Texas)
- John Ewing (Math for America)
- Joan Ferrini-Mundy (National Science Foundation)
- Davida Fischman (California State University)
- Solomon Friedberg (Boston College)
- Howard Gobstein (Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)
- Linda Gojak (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)
- Ole Hald (UC Berkeley Math Faculty)
- Stefanie Hassan (Little Lake School District)
- Eric Hsu (San Francisco State University)
- Allison Krasnow (University of California, Berkeley)
- Judith Kysh (San Francisco State University)
- Andrea LaGala Lamb (Waltham Public Schools)
- Brigitte Lahme (Sonoma State University)
- Yvonne Lai (University of Nebraska)
- Debra Lewis (University of California, Santa Cruz)
- Jim Lewis (University of Nebraska)
- James Madden (Louisiana State University)
- Michael Marder (University of Texas)
- Michael Marder (University of Texas)
- Tom Marley (University of Nebraska)
- W. Gary Martin (Auburn University)
- Michael Mays (West Virginia University)
- William McCallum (University of Arizona)
- Fabio Milner (Arizona State University)
- Breedeen Murray (The Bay School of San Francisco)
- Cody Patterson (University of Arizona)
- Robert Perlis (Louisiana State University)
- Steven Rosenberg (Boston University)
- Hugo Rossi (University of Utah)
- Dev Sinha (University of Oregon)
- Wendy Smith (University of Nebraska)
- Denise Spangler (University of Georgia)
- Glenn Stevens (Boston University)
- Diana Suddreth (Utah State Office of Education)
- Patrick Thompson (Arizona State University)
- Peter Trapa (University of Utah)
- Sunita Vatuk (City College, CUNY)
- Diana White (University of Colorado)
- Hung-Hsi Wu (University of California, Berkeley)
- Darryl Yong (Harvey Mudd College)
PLEASE NOTE: MSRI will begin to make funding decisions on January 31, 2014. Any applications received after this date will be considered as funding permits.
The 2014 CIME workshop will focus on the role played by mathematics departments in preparing future teachers. As part of this focus, the workshop will consider two broad questions: What mathematics should teachers know, and how should they come to know this mathematics?
The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences publication, The Mathematical Education of Teachers II, recommends that, at institutions that prepare teachers, teacher education should be “an important part of a mathematics department’s mission” (p.19). Certainly, at some universities, mathematicians are significantly involved in the mathematical experiences of students who are planning become teachers. But there are many other departments where this is not true. Future mathematics teachers are enrolled in the department’s mathematics classes, but no one is attending to the fact that this is where they are developing mathematical knowledge and (from watching their instructors) ideas about how teach mathematics. This role – whether deliberate or latent –– is vitally important for the mathematical preparation of beginning teachers.
The CIME workshop has three core aims: (A) to acquaint mathematicians with basic facts about teacher education and how teacher education intersects with the math department even when no one is taking special note of the department’s role; (B) to explore a set of key questions and best practices central to taking advantage of the role that mathematics departments do – or could – play in the mathematical preparation of teachers:
- What is known about effective mathematical preparation of teachers, including curriculum, instructional approaches, and assessments?
- What supports do mathematicians and mathematics departments need to carry out this important role effectively? What are examples of successful models and what evidence exists about their effects?
- What are some of the persistent problems or challenges and what are promising examples of addressing these?
and (C) to identify possible action steps to provide more collective capacity for math departments to contribute to teachers’ mathematical education.
The workshop will begin at 4:00pm on Wednesday, March 26th and will end at 5:00pm on Friday, March 28th.
To apply for funding, you must register by the funding application deadline displayed above.
Students, recent Ph.D.'s, women, and members of underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Funding awards are typically made 6 weeks before the workshop begins. Requests received after the funding deadline are considered only if additional funds become available.
MSRI has preferred rates at the Rose Garden Inn, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-992-9005 OR directly on their website. Click on Corporate at the bottom of the screen and when prompted enter code MATH (this code is not case sensitive). By using this code a new calendar will appear and will show the MSRI rate on all room types available.
MSRI has preferred rates at the Hotel Durant. Reservations may be made by calling 1-800-238-7268. When making reservations, guests must request the MSRI preferred rate. If you are making your reservations on line, please go to this link and enter the promo/corporate code 123MSRI. Our preferred rate is $139 per night for a Deluxe Queen/King, based on availability.
MSRI has preferred rates of $149 - $189 plus tax at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza, depending on room availability. Guests can either call the hotel's main line at 510-845-7300 and ask for the MSRI- Mathematical Science Research Inst. discount; or go to www.hotelshattuckplaza.com and click Book Now. Once on the reservation page, click “Promo/Corporate Code“ and input the code: msri.
MSRI has preferred rates of $110 - $140 at the Berkeley Lab Guest House, depending on room availability. Reservations may be made by calling 510-495-8000 or directly on their website. Select “I am an individual traveler affiliated with MSRI”.
Additional lodging options may be found on our short term housing page.
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