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1990 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Louisville, KY, January 1720, 1990
Meeting #854
Associate secretaries:
Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

7:00 a.m.
A mathematician's odyssey: From semigroups to support groups  developing leadership for improving mathematics instruction in the schools.
Julian Weissglass*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(85496136)

7:25 a.m.
The role of teachers in mathematics education reform.
Joseph Rosenstein*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(85497141)

7:50 a.m.
Creative involvement of the very young.
Arnold Ross*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85497140)

8:15 a.m.
Programs for mathematically talented city elementary and high school students.
Paul J. Sally, Jr.*, University of Chicago
(85497542)

8:40 a.m.
Teaching via problemsolving in a semidirected format.
Bert Fristedt*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85498143)

9:05 a.m.
Can we maintain our research programs and still do something useful for school mathematics?
C. Herbert Clemens*, University of Utah
(85498145)

9:30 a.m.
The role of mathematicians in state coalitions.
Harvey B. Keynes*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85498142)

Saturday January 20, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II

7:00 a.m.
Some ideas and programs regarding precollege mathematics education.
Richard A. Alo*, University of Houston, Downtown
(85497147)

7:25 a.m.
Testing, mathematics preparation, and success in college.
Franklin Demana*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85497144)

7:50 a.m.
Problem solving: Mathematicians and teachers working together.
Thomas Berger*, National Science Foundation
(85497146)

8:15 a.m.
The university and precollege educational interface: Using master teachers in the university environment.
Raymond O. Wells, Jr.*, Rice University
(85497164)

8:40 a.m.
Mathematicians in the elementary school: Curriculum and implementation issues.
Philip Wagreich*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(85496137)

9:05 a.m.
Obstacles to change: The implications for undergraduate mathematics of the NCTM standards.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(85498139)

9:30 a.m.
Neglected connections: Teaching mathematics to a changing population.
Uri Treisman*, University of California, Berkeley
(85498138)
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