Mathematics

20th Annual AMTE Conference

Date: 

01/30/2016
Irvine, CA

On January 28, Pam Buffington with colleagues Shannon Larsen (University of Maine at Farmington) and Kelly McCormick (University of Southern Maine) will present the session "Technology Tools That Support Mathematical Discourse in K-2 Classrooms" at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). Learn more and register for the conference.

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Computer Science Success Strategies

Date: 

12/10/2015
Free Online Event

From 3:00 to 4:00 p.m ET, in honor of Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13, 2015), join the STEM Learning and Research Center at EDC (STELAR) for the free webinar, Success Strategies for Integrating Computer Science in STEM. Although there is increasing national awareness of the importance of developing computer science skills and knowledge in students of all ages, it is challenging to effectively integrate computer science into existing STEM programming.

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ITEST Projects: How to Address Career Ed

Date: 

09/24/2015
Free Online Event

From 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET, join staff from the STEM Learning and Research Center at EDC (STELAR) for the free webinar, "How to Address Workforce/Career Education in Your Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Project." One hallmark of the ITEST Program is its commitment to helping youth learn about and pursue STEM and STEM-related careers.

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2015 ITEST Solicitation

Date: 

09/15/2015
Free Online Event

From 3:00 to 4:00, the STEM Learning and Research Center at EDC (STELAR) will host an informational webinar to discuss the 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) solicitation (proposals are due on November 13, 2015).

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Mathematics in the Early Grades: Counting and Cardinality

Tue, 09/01/2015

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Education Development Center, Inc.

In this research brief, the authors describe the key concepts and skills involved in meeting the standards within the Counting and Cardinality domain of the Common Core State Standards, and they provide excerpts from learning trajectories that illustrate how these concepts and skills develop over time and with experience. The brief contains descriptions of some of the typical errors that young children display when learning about counting and cardinality, a list of key vocabulary terms, a chart of sample learning trajectories, and a list of helpful resources.

first page of research brief

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7 pp.

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EDC Designs, Studies Program to Support Math Teachers in Improving Outcomes for English Learners

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With an award from the National Science Foundation, EDC is developing and studying a blended-learning professional development program that will address the critical need to support middle-grades mathematics teachers in enhancing English learners' mathematics learning and promoting their college and career readiness.

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Assessing the Impact of Digital Media on Learning and Teaching

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Elizabeth Pierson is a highly experienced researcher and evaluator. In her work for EDC’s Center for Children & Technology, she has contributed to multiple studies that provide new insights into effective STEM education and the role of technology in supporting 21st century school and system reform in the U.S. and around the world. Most recently, she managed an impact study in which EDC investigated how teachers are using PBS LearningMedia digital resources and what impacts the usage is having in classrooms. In this post, Elizabeth shares findings from this impact study that she presented at the 2015 International Society for Technology in Education conference.

Elizabeth Pierson is a highly experienced researcher and evaluator. In her work for EDC’s Center for Children & Technology, she has contributed to multiple studies that provide new insights into effective STEM education and the role of technology in supporting 21st century school and system reform in the U.S. and around the world.

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MA STEM Summit 2015

Date: 

11/10/2015
Worcester, MA

For the fifth year, EDC is a major sponsor of the Massachusetts STEM Summit ("Promising Practices, Proven Results"), where we will present our expertise and innovation in STEM education. For nearly 60 years, EDC has worked with Massachusetts educators, policymakers, and business leaders to foster students' STEM proficiency. We offer digital and print curriculum and other instructional resources, professional development, and research and evaluation.

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