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Center for Mathematics Achievement

Graduate School of Education

Devoted to improving the pedagogical and content knowledge of mathematics teachers in grades K-12.

Center for Mathematics Achievement

Dr. Anne M. Collins, Director 617.349.8853

Steve Yurek, Associate Director 617.349.8938

Joan Trainer, Senior Assistant Director of Administration and Finance 617.349.8318

Hilary Kreisberg, Program Coordinator 617.349.8344

Highlights from the Summer 2016 Mathematics Institute

View these visual presentations [most are PDFs] for instructor highlights from workshops held during this summer's math institute.

Analyzing Student Work (Kreisberg I)
Odd Number Patterns (Kreisberg II)
Transitioning to Proof (Schiffman)
Successfully Structuring...(Matthews)
Problems of the Week 1 (Bookston)
Problems of the Week 2 (Bookston)
Codes from Caesar-Cybersecurity (Yurek I)
Codes (Yurek II)
Fabulous Fractions (Yurek III)
Magic Squares (Yurek IV)
What If... (Yurek V)
The Area Model (Yurek VI)
Building Flexible Knowledge (Hansen I)
Handouts (Hansen II)
Seeing the Joy in Numbers (Manousaridis)
Using Multiple Representations (Gartland)
Teaching Structural Thinking (Lucenta/Kelemanik)
Walk Like an Egyptian (Cook/Hanson) 

Putting the M Back in STEM

See Putting the M Back in STEM: The Mathematics of Bridging Design in STEM [pdf] on teaching science through the lens of mathematics. April 2015 Presentation at NCTM in Boston by Lesley faculty Bill Barowy, Mike Thibodeau, and Steve Yurek. 

View a photo album [pdf] showing activities in courses held in Brockton and Quincy, Massachusetts, and from trips to the Museum of Science, Boston.