Come to Cambridge, Massachusetts, this summer for an extraordinary institute for middle and secondary school mathematics educators.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 through Thursday, July 31, 2014
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Lesley Center for Mathematics Achievement presents this 2nd Annual Mathematics Institute, geared for educators of middle and secondary school mathematics. The institute will feature the following speakers:
8:00 am - 3:15 pm each day.
Anne Collins is director of the Center for Math Achievement at Lesley and is the author of many books on making mathematics meaningful for the middle school student. She is a former member of the NCTM Board, is a nationally known speaker, and has developed math programs for districts throughout the Commonwealth and has seen measurable and verifiable results to their effectiveness.
James Tanton has the unique talent of being able to visualize mathematics in ways that cause many people to say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” His presentations and his many books are filled with fascinating examples of the excitement he creates by thinking outside the box. James is a visiting scholar with the MAA and is the founder of the St. Mark’s Institute of Mathematics.
Jim Matthews is a dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic presenter who has inspired thousands of middle school and secondary school math teachers to levels of understanding beyond their expectations. Jim has been inspiring young teachers at Siena College in Loudonville, NY since 1988.
Cost: $350 (includes light breakfast and lunch each day). One day: $120, two days, $240. Early bird special: register before June 15th and save $50 for the three-day institute.
CEU Credits: PDPs: Certificates of completion provided, with hours of attendance.
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Dr. Anne M. Collins, Director, 617.349.8853Steve Yurek, Associate Director, 617.349.8938Joan Trainer, Business Manager, 617.349.8318