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Dates: March 1st and March 2nd,2018
Engage with Math Professors from the United States on how to make Math more relevant for your students. The emphasis of this conference will be on using "real world" examples to help bring Math concepts to life.
There is no cost for the conference.
The Conference will be hosted by Alliance Academy International, in conjunction with T2T International and sponsored by AASSA.
Thursday, March 1:
12:00-12:45- Working lunch in AAI Dining Commons with Conference speakers.
1:00-2:00- Keynote Speaker: Dr. Chadd McGlone
2:10-3:10- Breakout Session #1
3:15-4:15- Breakout Session #2
Friday, March 2:
Site visits will be organized based on interest.
To register for the conference, please use the following link:
Chadd McGlone will be delivering the keynote address, "Teaching Math with Stories." Chadd is co-founder and Executive Director of Teachers2Teachers Global, as well as creator of Global Math Stories. Before founding T2T-International (as it was originally called) in 2013, Chadd taught middle school mathematics and science for more than 15 years. He is also president of the North American chapter of the International Study Group on Ethnomathematics. Chadd has worked to help teachers make global connections in their classrooms and has delivered numerous presentations and workshops around the US and in other countries. Chadd earned his PhD in education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently lives in Chapel Hill with his wife, Jenny, and daughter, Helen. He looks forward to his older daughter and Global Math Story author, Charlotte, moving back to NC soon.
We will also be joined by:
Terry Goodman, Ph.D. - Terry Goodman is a professor emeritus of mathematics education from the University of Central Missouri, where he taught for 35 years. He currently teaches as an adjunct professor at Concordia University Austin and serves as an educational consultant. He has provided professional development for teachers through conference workshops as well as a number of funded projects. He and his wife of 49 years, Teresa, live in Round Rock, Texas.
Tim Quiroz, the director of mathematics curriculum for a small school in Santa Barbara, California.