2012 Research in Mathematics Conference: Mapping the Future of Mathematics Success

RME's Inaugural Research-to-Practice Conference: Mapping for Mathematics Success

Southern Methodist University
James M. Collins Executive Education Center
3150 Binkley Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75205

Conference Agenda
Friday, February 24, 2012

8:30 - 9:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Ph.D.
The Meadows Foundation

9:00 - 10:15
Plenary Session: Importance, Value and Use of School Mathematics
Yolette Garcia, M.A.
Jamai Blivin, M.B.A.
Tammy Richards, P.E.
Alejandra Sorto, Ph.D.

10:15 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:45
Breakout 1: Systems-Level Content Development: Establishing Learning Progressions
Janie Schielack, Ph.D. 
Nick Wasserman, Ph.D.

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Breakout 2: Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning: Practical Approaches

Les Black, Ph.D. 
Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Ph.D.

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11:45 - 12:15

12:15 - 1:15
Keynote Address
Working Toward a Professional Mathematics Teaching Community
Sybilla Beckman, Ph.D.

1:15 - 2:30
Breakout 3: Elementary Instructional Design Considerations for Differentiation for Intervention and Extension 
Diane Bryant, Ph.D.
Kathleen Junjohann, M.A.

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Breakout 4: Middle School Instructional Design Considerations for Differentiation for Intervention and Extension

Sharon Benson, Ed.D.
Lindy Crawford, Ph.D.

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2:45 - 3:45
Leadership Panel: Prioritizing Initiatives to Support Mathematics Achievement
Everly Broadway, Ed.D.
Lindy Crawford, Ph.D.
Rosemary Perlmeter
Sharri Zachary, M.A.

3:45 - 4:00
Adjournment, Prize Drawing and Closing Remarks
Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Ph.D.