Category Archives: Conferences

Math Ignite Talks—Giving Teachers a Voice

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Time sure flies when you’re busy… not sure how we got to April already! Next week, we’ll be at NCSM and NCTM in Denver, presenting in workshops, demonstrating our software in the McGraw-Hill Education booth, and organizing yet another fast, … Continue reading

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A Swan Song for Sweet Karen Coe

Today I leave for my first proper vacation in a year and a half. Last time I took such a vacation, Key sold its high school textbooks to Kendall Hunt and transformed from a publishing company to a educational technology … Continue reading

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Orange and Black: To the East Coast and Back

Halloween colors have already been donned by plenty of folks around here lately. October has been an exciting month for those of us in the Bay Area, and a busy one for us here at Key. There’s been so much … Continue reading

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Differentiating with Dynamic Mathematics Software

I was at the Conference for Advancing Mathematics Teaching (CAMT) in Houston, TX last week. I was there to present on Friday, but also there to attend some sessions, go to the exhibits, and see my friend Lisa Hall who … Continue reading

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ICME: The Nature of Students’ Mathematical Thinking

Like other enthusiasts of mathematics, I’m captivated by the way that mathematical ideas can explain things in the physical world around me, and by the way that I can carry out mathematical thought experiments in my mind and then apply … Continue reading

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ICME: A Sensory-Motor Experience of Korea

I had the immense good fortune this year to attend ICME, the International Congress on Mathematical Education. The Congress is held every year divisible by 4, and this iteration (the twelfth) was held in Seoul, Korea. It is quite something … Continue reading

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California Dreaming: Reflections on the ISTE Conference

If you’re the kind of teacher I was, you may never have heard of ISTE—the International Society for Technology in Education. I’d never heard of them either. Every year, ISTE puts on a very large, well-organized, and international gathering of … Continue reading

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Students WANT to Learn Math

I had the honor of being part of the annual Super Saturday STEM Expo in New York City last Saturday at the Harlem Armory in Harlem, NY.  This event was presented by School Community District 5, Abyssinian Development Corporation, and Morningside … Continue reading

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Saying YES to thinking – Math Problem Solving and Teacher Response

In a recent post, prior to NCSM and NCTM 2012 in Philadelphia, I talked about the Ignite presentations that were going on at NCSM. Andres Marti has been furiously editing away and has started posting the videos of the presentations … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at NCSM and NCTM

I thought I’d give you a behind-the-scenes view of last week’s activities in Philadelphia. Karen Greenhaus, Andres Marti, Elizabeth DeCarli, and I were assigned to the first event, NCSM. We were up bright and early on Monday morning to set … Continue reading

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