Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 69, 2008 (Sunday  Wednesday)
Meeting #1035
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform

Wednesday January 9, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
Bonnie S. Saunders, University of Illinois, Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Dale R. Oliver, Humboldt State University
Michael Starbird, University of Texas, Austin

8:00 a.m.
Helping Students Cross the Bridge.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University
(1035971263)

8:30 a.m.
How do your students think about proof? A DVD resource for mathematicians.
Lara J. Alcock*, Mathematics Education Centre, Loughborough University, UK
(103597768)

9:00 a.m.
The Necessity Principle and Its Implementation in Mathematics Instruction.
Guershon Harel*, University of California, San Diego
(103597733)

9:30 a.m.
The Learning of InfinityRelated Topics in Bridge Courses.
Kirk Weller*, University of Michigan  Flint
(103597691)

10:00 a.m.
A Beginning Graduate TransitiontoProof Course.
Annie Selden*, New Mexico State University
John Selden, New Mexico State University
(103597797)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion of the Bridge to the Upper Division: From Pedagogical Research into Pedagogy and Back Again.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
Christopher C. Leary, SUNY Geneseo
(1035971024)

Wednesday January 9, 2008, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
Bonnie S. Saunders, University of Illinois, Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Dale R. Oliver, Humboldt State University
Michael Starbird, University of Texas, Austin

1:00 p.m.
Focus on Mathematics: Mathematicians working in Schools.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(1035972002)

1:30 p.m.
Teachers' Circles.
Tom Davis*, San Jose Math Circle
(1035971610)

2:00 p.m.
The SMARTS (Science and Mathematics Avenues to Renewed Teachers and Students) project.
Walter I Seaman*, University of Iowa
(103597895)

2:30 p.m.
Influence on Content Courses for Preservice Teachers resulting from the participation of mathematicians and math graduate students in the ALGEBRA CUBED project.
Richard Millman*, University of Kentucky
(103597957)

3:00 p.m.
Classroom experiences with new curriculum materials during the implementation of performance standards in mathematics: A case study of teachers coping with change.
Samuel Obara*, Texas State University, San Marcos Texas
(1035971770)

3:30 p.m.
Physical Manipulatives for Visualizing Multivariable Concepts and How They Can Reform Mathematics Courses such as Basic Algebra, Precalculus and Calculus.
Daniel Lee McGee*, University of Puerto Rico  Mayaguez
Deborah MooreRusso, SUNY  Buffalo
David Lomen, University of Arizona
Dennis Ebersole, Northhampton Community College
Maider Marin Quintero, University of Puerto Rico  Mayaguez
(10359738)

4:00 p.m.
Women in the Mathematical Sciences: The University of California Context.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1035001116)

4:30 p.m.
Project Catalyst: Positive Actions to Recruit and Retain Women Faculty in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences.
MargaretAnn Armour*, University of Alberta
(1035971085)

5:00 p.m.
Recommendations for Change: Why and How.
Cathy Kessel*, Berkeley, California
(1035971884)
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