Plenary Session: Panel of mathematics department chairs
Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2014: The role of the mathematics department in the mathematical preparation of teachers March 26, 2014 - March 28, 2014
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
Panelists will discuss, from the perspective of math department chairs, the work of mathematicians in math education, collaboration with math educators, tenure and advancement for individuals involved in math education, the role of math departments in providing math-content courses to future teachers and in professional development, policy and other aspects of math-content courses (e.g. which count for a math major, pedagogy in the context of math content courses, use of lesson study and implications for other math department courses), and the role of department chairs in encouraging mathematics faculty to get involved with future and present teachers. (Start time is approximate)
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