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1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 1619, 1991
Meeting #863
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform

Thursday January 17, 1991, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

1:15 p.m.
Varieties of educational experience in mathematics.
Naomi Fisher*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(86398227)

1:40 p.m.
Twenty years of experimentation.
David C. Kelly*, Hampshire College
(86398688)

2:05 p.m.
Teaching students to "think mathematically" in a problem solving course.
Alan H. Schoenfeld*, University of California, Berkeley
(86398338)

2:30 p.m.
Alliances, networks, collaboratives, coalitions: Will they last?
Joan R. Leitzel*, National Science Foundation
(86397316)

2:55 p.m.
Another intervention program.
Carolyn Mahoney*, California State University, San Marcos
(86397691)

Friday January 18, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II

7:00 a.m.
Successful mathematics programs at the University of Texas at Austin.
Michael Starbird*, University of Texas, Austin
(86398526)

7:30 a.m.
Mr. Pythagoras goes to Hollywood.
Tom M. Apostol*, California Institute of Technology
(86397226)

8:00 a.m.
Calculus reform: Changing students' perceptions of mathematics from mimicing to thinking.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, Harvard University
(86398860)

8:30 a.m.
The San Antonio prefreshman engineering program: A mathematics based minority intervention program.
Manuel Berriozabal*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(8639751)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics education reform: Hard lessons learned well.
Shirley A. Hill*, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(86398834)

9:30 a.m.
Can mathematicians be involved in education and still survive in the profession?
Harvey B. Keynes*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(86398178)

Friday January 18, 1991, 12:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III: Perspectives on the Roles of Research Mathematicians in Education Reform

12:00 p.m.
Introduction

12:15 p.m.
Some observations from 30 years experience in mathematics education.
Andrew Gleason*, Harvard University
(86398859)

12:35 p.m.
A program for high school teachers on mathematics and its applications.
Deborah Tepper Haimo*, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
(86398290)

12:55 p.m.
Understanding misunderstandings in mathematics.
Leon Henkin*, University of California, Berkeley
(86398508)

1:15 p.m.
Educational reform and the professional societies.
William Jaco*, American Mathematical Society, Providence, Rhode Island
(86398870)

1:35 p.m.
Mathematical education from Kindgergarten through the University.
William P. Thurston*, Princeton University
(86398690)

1:55 p.m.
Education and the research community.
Michael Reed*, Duke University
(86398554)

2:05 p.m.
National goals and agenda
Ray C. Shiflett*, Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Washington, DC
(86398774)

2:15 p.m.
Fostering the involvment of researchers in educationoriented programs.
Judith S. Sunley*, National Science Foundation
(86398839)

2:25 p.m.
Symposium on perspective on the roles of research mathmaticians and education reform.
Marcia P. Sward*, The Mathematical Association of America
(86398798)

2:35 p.m.
Faculty roles in recruiting mathematics majors.
Uri Treisman*, Swarthmore College
(86398555)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 19, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV

7:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion

7:25 a.m.
Launching a young scholars program.
David Fried*, Boston University
(86397689)

7:50 a.m.
Helping teachers teach teachers: The American mathematics project.
Philip A. Daro*, University of California, Oakland
(86397552)

8:15 a.m.
An interim report on the college preparatory mathematics: Major change from within project.
Elaine A. Kasimatis*, California State University, Northridge
Judith Kysh, University of California, Davis
G. Thomas Sallee, University of California, Davis
(86397636)

8:40 a.m.
Supporting the involvement of mathematicians and scientists in education reform.
Philip Wagreich*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(86398553)

9:05 a.m.
Teaching via problemsolving in a semidirected format.
Bert Fristedt*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(86397542)

9:30 a.m.
Calculus based upon student invention of concepts and techniques needed to solve problems.
Robert B. Davis*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(86397385)
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