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Low Floor And High Ceiling Math Tasks: Caitlin Murphy & Dana Corasaniti

Description: This session will focus on the importance of low floor and high ceiling math tasks. These tasks will be accessible to all students in a classroom while giving the freedom and flexibility for students to explore mathematics. Our goal is to engage all our...

Statistical Literacy Should Not Be Optional: Gail Burrill

Description: Recognizing the increasing need for statistical/quantitative thinking and reasoning in today’s world, NCTM’s Catalyzing Change identifies making sense of the world as a central purpose in teaching mathematics. How can we make this vision a reality...

Connecting What We Teach To The World Around Us: Gail Burrill

Description: Investigating mathematical relationships can be a wonderful experience but one that often does not resonate with students. Let’s explore some contextual situations such as ranking or predicting (will woman’s earnings catch up to men’s) that can motivate...

Mathematics and Elections: An Overview: Joseph Rosenstein

Description: This presentation will provide an overview of the mathematical questions that arise in decisions about the census, apportionment, redistricting, who gets to vote, how the vote takes place, how the votes are counted, and how the votes are tabulated. We...