Join EDC at NCTM/NCSM 2015


Friday, April 17, 2015
Boston, MA

Join EDC at the 2015 National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference (April 13–15), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference (April 13–15), and National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (April 15–18). This year, our mathematics education experts will present sessions on formative assessment, equity, research-practice collaborations, use of technology, preschool mathematics learning, diagnosing student misconceptions, and the CCSSM Standards for Mathematical Practice.  If you plan to attend, be sure to get to an EDC session (check out the full schedule below).

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Conference
April 13–15, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Monday, April 13
10:45–11:45 a.m. (Room 106) Susan Janssen Creighton, Cheryl Tobey, Emily Fagan, Eric Karnowski Helping Students and Teachers Learn to Implement Formative Assessment Practices: Research Headlines, Resources, and Tools
1:30–2:30 p.m. (Room 152) Amy Brodesky, Emily Fagan One-Size PD Does Not Fit All: Strategies to
Differentiate Professional Learning for Teachers on Fractions
2:45–3:45 p.m. (Room 105) Eden Badertscher, Al Cuoco When Questions of Equity Are Actually Questions About Mathematics
4:00–5:00 p.m. (Room 153 B) Pam Buffington, Cheryl Tobey Eliciting Mathematics Misconceptions: Validated Resources to Support Formative Assessment in Fraction and Decimal Topics
4:00–5:00 p.m. (Room 106) Deborah Schifter Noticing, Articulating, and Proving Generalizations: A Context for Leveraging Mathematical Practices
4:00–5:00 p.m. (Room 103) Ryota Matsuura (St. Olaf College), Sarah Sword, Al Cuoco, Miriam Gates, Jane Kang, Glenn Stevens (Boston University)  Measuring Secondary Teachers' Use of Standards for Mathematical Practice
Tuesday, April 14
8:45–9:45 a.m. (Room 153 B) Emily Fagan, Cheryl Tobey, Amy Brodesky PD Approaches to Using Student Work: Build Teacher Capacity to Assess Decimal Understanding and Target Instruction
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (Room 156 B) Pam Buffington, Laura Shaw (Washburn School), Amber Eliason (Auburn, Maine School Department) Improving Early Mathematics Learning & Teaching in iPad-Infused Classrooms: A Research and Practice Collaboration
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (Room 153 A) Mary Beth Piecham, Miriam Gates Supporting Teachers in the Integration of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and Content in Algebra
Wednesday, April 15
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (Room 156 B) Johannah Nikula, Mark Driscoll The Many Faces of Diagrams – Supporting Mathematical Reasoning and Communication for All Students
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference
April 13–15, The Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, April 13
5:45–6:45 p.m. (Grand Ballroom C/D) Jill Neumayer DePiper, Johannah Nikula, Daniel J. Heck and Evelyn Gordon (Horizon Research), Anthony Fernandes (UNC-Charlotte) Task Design to Support English Learners’ Geometric Record Keeping
5:45–6:45 p.m. (Grand Ballroom C/D) Michelle Cerrone, Peggy Clements Diagnosing Student Misconceptions About Representing Fractions
Tuesday, April 14
8:30–9:45 a.m. (Grand Ballroom B) Josephine Louie, Pam Buffington, Catherine McCulloch, Jere Confrey (North Carolina State University), Michael Muir (University of Maine-Farmington) Panel—Early Mathematics with Mobile Technology: A Research-Practice Collaboration
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Commonwealth Ballroom C) Lynn Goldsmith, Sophia Mansori Putting Understanding Into Practice: Learning to Use Formative Assessment
1:15–2:30 p.m. (Webster) Miriam Gates, Al Cuoco, Jane Kang Assessing Student Ability and Inclination to Use CCSS.MP.7 (Structure)
Wednesday, April 15
8:30–9:45 a.m. (Commonwealth Ballroom A) Al Cuoco, Eden Badertscher, Charles Munter (University of Pittsburgh), Melissa Boston (Duquesne University), and Tracy Johns (Pittsburgh Public Schools—PPS), Rosemary Schmitt (PPS), Cynthia Fisher (PPS), Toni Murdock (PPS) Co-designing for Equity: Tensions that Arise in Formative Intervention Research
8:30–9:45 a.m. (Commonwealth Ballroom C) Deborah Schifter, Traci Higgins (TERC), Susan Jo Russell (TERC) Constructing Arguments: What Students in Grades 2-5 Can Do
1:15–2:30 p.m. (Webster) Phil Vahey (SRI), Ashley Lewis Presser, Deborah Rosenfeld Promoting Preschool Children's Math Learning Through Technology Integration
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting
April 15–18, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Thursday, April 16
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Room 210 B) Bowen Kerins Million Dollar Mathematics of Game Shows
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Room 254 A/B) Paul Goldenberg, Cindy Carter (Rashi School) Problems Worth Puzzling-Through: High Engagement, Content, and Mathematical Practices
1:00–2:15 p.m. (Room 258 B) Jane Kang, Paul Goldenberg, Sarah Sword

Problem Posing: Asking “What-If-Not?” with Patterns, Functions, Geometry

2:00–3:00 p.m. (Room 161) Zuzka Blasi, Courtney Arthur

Mapping the Standards for Mathematical Practices to Algebra I Content

2:00–3:00 p.m. (Room 211) Mary Beth Piecham, Miriam Gates, Michael Steele (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

CCSSM Mathematical Practice Standards in Action: Classroom Strategies for Implementation

2:45–4:00 p.m. (Room 156 C) Eric Karnowski Take Action! Making "Formative Assessment" Formative
Friday, April 17
8:00–9:00 a.m. (Room 252 B) Matthew McLeod, Eden Badertscher, Al Cuoco, Miriam Gates Building Student Understanding of the Mathematical Practices Through IN-formative Assessment
8:00–9:15 a.m. (Room 258 C) Deborah Schifter, Virginia Bastable (Mount Holyoke College) Extending Understandings from Whole Numbers to Rationals with Problem Sets
9:30–10:30 a.m. (Room 103) Deborah Rosenfeld, Regan Vidiksis, Torie Gorges (SRI) Tracing the Development of Counting and Patterns with Peg+Cat
12:30–1:30 p.m. (Room 105) Paul Goldenberg, Kate Coleman Think Math II! Computational Fluency and Algebra Starting at Kindergarten
1:00–2:15 p.m. (Room 253 A) Mary Fries, Jane Kang, Paul Goldenberg Creating and Sharing Mathematics through Puzzle Apps: In-school and Out
Saturday, April 18
8:00–9:00 a.m. (Room 209) Al Cuoco, Sarah Sword Fitting Functions to Tables

8:00–9:00 a.m. (Ballroom West)

Doug Sovde (PARCC), Matthew McLeod PARCC K–1 Formative Tasks: A Look at Four Prototypes
8:00–9:15 a.m. (Room 205 A) Johannah Nikula, Victor Mateas, June Mark Learn About the Standards for Mathematical Practices Using Student Dialogues
9:45–11:00 a.m. (Room 253 A) Kristen Reed, Jessica Young

Preschool Mathematical Practices: Learning to Make Sense and Persevere