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**Learning** probability with Fathom

(2005-12)

This

**presentation**discusses what standards and research say about the**learning**of probability, dice and coins with Fathom, and how to solve problems by doing simulations. Fathom is a software useful in high school Algebra courses which makes it easy...#### Using standards-based curricula in the middle grades: What can go wrong?

(2003-12)

through the lens of the

**curriculum**materials they use to provide opportunities for**learning**for their students....#### Improving Mathematics Education in Missouri: There are no silver bullets

(2007)

There is no simple solution to improve student

**learning**opportunities for Missouri students. Rather, we need a “recipe” that will maximize the liklihood of students**learning**important mathematics....#### Promoting algebraic thinking in the middle grades using spreadsheets

(2002-12)

The purpose of this activity is to create spreadsheets that would help students to develop an algebraic approach to some problems. Spreadsheets will be created that perform repeated calculations. Through this activity, ...

#### Dynamic Geometry: GeoGebra

(2008)

This

**presentation**discusses the benefits of using GeoGebra, a freely available “dynamic mathematics software” for**learning**and**teaching**in schools. It enables teachers to create accurate diagrams and illustrations, create interactive demonstrations...#### Ten Challenges Facing the Mathematics Education Community

(2010)

This

**presentation**gives an overview of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) and discusses some pressing issues and challenges related to**teaching**and**learning**mathematics, including what is working and what needs attention...#### Geometry, Technology, and the Reasoning and Proof Standard in the Middle Grades with the Geometer's Sketchpad

(2002-10)

This

**presentation**discusses the software Geometer's Sketchpad and its relation to**learning**standards for elementary and secondary students....#### Geometry, Technology, and the Reasoning and Proof Standard in the Middle Grades with the Geometer's Sketchpad

(2002-10)

Proofs are an essential part of mathematics. Sketchpad is not a tool for proving, rather it is a tool that can generate examples that can help students to reason inductively and make conjectures.

#### Linking Career Development Events to Authentic Assessment (TSA) and the Classroom

(2009)

This

**presentation**discusses the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006, Career Clusters, School-based Agricultural Education, and Technical Skills Attainment, and their impact on agriculture programs....#### Dynamic Geometry: GeoGebra

(2008-02)

This

**presentation**discusses the benefits of using GeoGebra, a freely available “dynamic mathematics software” for**learning**and**teaching**in schools. It enables teachers to create accurate diagrams and illustrations, create interactive demonstrations...#### Using spreadsheets to foster algebraic reasoning in the middle school mathematics classroom

(2003-04)

What is Algebra? For most people, algebra means using and manipulating (algebraic)
symbols, and solving equations. The Algebra Standard, as it is stated in the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, expects more ...

#### Geometry, Technology, and the Reasoning and Proof Standard with the Geometer's Sketchpad

(2003-12)

This

**presentation**discusses the software Geometer's Sketchpad and its relation to**learning**standards. To view recommended useful links, please visit http://web.missouri.edu/~chavezo/mctm03/index.html...#### Using GeoGebra in Secondary Mathematics

(2009)

In this workshop, we will explore what GeoGebra can do as an example of dynamic geometry software. GeoGebra has two very important advantages over other similar programs: it is free, and it can save documents
as HTML pages ...

#### Promoting Algebraic Thinking in the Middle-Grades Using Spreadsheets

(2003-04)

What is Algebra? For most people, algebra means using and manipulating (algebraic)
symbols, and solving equations. The Algebra Standard, as it is stated in the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics, expects more ...

#### Focus on Leadership, Climate, Culture, and Instructional Practices: Practical Strategies for School Improvement.

(2007-02)

This

**presentation**discusses leadership, climate, culture and instructional practices. It raises questions and links topics together for a big-picture view....#### Turning Points 2000 Recommendations and Student Achievement: A Statewide Study Provides Insight into Best Practices

(2006-03)

This

**presentation**asks the question, “Are middle school programs and practices influencing student success academically?”...#### Eliminating the Gap: Insights From A School of Poverty that Changed Achievement for All Students

(2006-03)

This report

**presents**the improvement in student achievement in the 7th and 8th graders at Freeport Intermediate, a school where 77% of its students are economically disadvantaged....#### Middle School Programs Do Make A Difference: An Analysis of Significant Relationships Between Program Implementation and Student Achievement

(2006-11)

The problem examined in this study was student achievement at the middle level and the programs and practices that might positively influence it.

#### Middle School Programmatic Characteristics and Student Achievement: A Report of a Comprehensive, State-wide Study

(2005-11)

This

**presentation****presents**preliminary findings for the question, "Are middle school programs and practices influencing student success academically?"...#### What Research Says About Principal Leadership in Highly Successful Middle Grades Schools

(2005-11)

This

**presentation**summarizes research on effective principal leadership, focusing on the National Study of Leadership in Highly Successful Middle Level Schools and the traits of an effective principal....