AMATYC 2011 Symposium in Austin, Texas AMATYC's International Education Sub-Committee hosted a one-day preconference symposium on November 9th, just prior to the 37th AMATYC Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. The symposium focused on best practices in international mathematics education, their use in U.S. and the key role of community colleges are being asked to perform in education of the U.S. workforce. In addition, the goal of this year’s pre-conference focused on the organization of the DG and AMATYC’s representation in ICME-12, as part of the week-long National Presentation exhibit.
The XIIIth Inter-American Conference of Mathematics Education in Recife, Brazil, June 26-30, 2011 The Inter-American Committee on Mathematical Education (IACME) celebrated 50 years with the XIIIth Inter-American Conference of Mathematics Education in Recife, Brazil, June 26-30, 2011. IACME provide bridges between North and South America in mathematics education. Rick Scott, chair of USNC/MI, is second Vice-President of IACME. For more information, please visit http://www.cimm.ucr.ac.cr/ocs/index.php/xiii_ciaem/xiii_ciaem.
USNC/MI Meeting held at NCTM 2011 The USNC/MI meeting took place on April 13, 2011 at the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Indianapolis, Indiana. At the NCTM, the USNC/MI hosted the following sessions:
The ICME: Travel to Seoul - Saturday, April 16 @ 9:30-10:30 AM
Mathematics Curriculum Implementation and Teaching in the U.S. and China - Thursday, April 14 @ 3:30-4:30 PM
AMATYC International Education Sub-Committee host Workshop On November 10, 2010, before the AMATYC annual conference in Boston, MA, the members of AMATYC’s International Education Sub-Committee held a workshop on “Entering College without Mathematics Pre-requisites.” A goal of the workshop was to set the groundwork for collaborative work that would frame AMATYC’s representation in ICME-12. View the full article on page 10 of AMATYC News.
International Seminar on Mathematics Education in Shanghai The USNC/MI held an "International Seminar on Mathematics Education" in Shanghai at East China Normal University from May 23 to 26, 2010. The following USNC/MI members attended: Dr. Patrick Scott; Dr. Ana Ferreras; Dr. Janine Remillard; and Dr. Myong-Hi Kim. We had a successful exchange at this event where mathematics educators from several regions in China and the U.S. continued the conversation on professional development of mathematics teachers. Speakers presented their research through presentations, and seminar proceedings will be published with the speakers' papers. This exchange will continue at the ICME-12.
International Assessment of Mathematics Planning Meeting The USNC/MI sponsored a full-day meeting to discuss "The Interpretation of the Results of International Assessments," on Thursday, November 19, 2009 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Keck Center of The National Academies. Those interested in learning more about this meeting or contributing to the subject matter are encouraged to contact USNC/MI chair Rick Scott.
China-U.S. Mathematics Education Workshop Newport Beach, California, July 31-August 2, 2009
The USNC/MI organized a workshop "Teacher Development Continuum in the United States and China," on the career ladder of mathematics teachers and the structures in place to support teachers of mathematics within the Chinese and U.S. educational systems. Read more about this collaborative workshop.
The purpose of the workshop was to examine the structure of the mathematics teaching profession in the United States and China. To download a free PDF of the report or to purchase the book, please click here, or click on the image to the left.
The 12-minute video above features the highlights of a workshop held in Newport Beach, California from July 31 to August 2, 2009. The workshop brought together 40 mathematics educators, mathematicians, education researchers, and other mathematics education specialists from the United States and China.