Math & Cultural
MSRI & Illustrative Mathematics Spring 2016 Virtual Lecture Series
Speaking of Mathematics Education: Productive Conversations with Families
The Program: MSRI and Illustrative Mathematics are partnering to offer a new 4-part webinar series this spring, connected to an education forum which took place at the 2015 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C.
Audience: The intended audience for this series is classroom teachers, mathematics coaches, district and state level math experts, or math teacher leaders that develop or facilitate professional development.
The dates: The webinars take place 1 Thursday per month (7-8 pm Eastern time / 4-5 pm Pacific time) via internet browser, from February to May 2016. Attendees can sign up for the full series or for individual lectures.
The format: Each Virtual Lecture Series is an hour long session featuring a national expert as a guest speaker. Participants will watch a short video together, and then the speaker will present live for 20 minutes, followed by an additional 20 minutes of discussion with participants.
February 25, 2016
President and CEO Illustrative Mathematics and University of Arizona Distinguished Professor on leave
"Standards and Curriculum: What's the difference?”
March 24, 2016
Neag Endowed Professor of Education, University of Connecticut
“How can we learn from the history of efforts to improve U. S. mathematics education?”
April 28, 2016
Dean, School of Education, University of Michigan
"The Mathematical Work of Teaching"
May 19, 2016
President and CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and Mathematics Instructor
"Educating All Students"