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  • Connected Mathematics Project Users' Conference (February 2018)

    Dates:

    February 23 - 24, 2018

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    Designed to be provide thought-provoking and insightful conversations, this conference is targeted best towards individuals who have already been using CMP. Conversations are based around mathematics teaching, learning, and assessing for all CMP classes. Attend keynote sessions and select your own session. Discussions will focus on:

    • Strategies to increase mathematical understanding and skill
    • Differentiated instruction in CMP classrooms, including support for English Language Learners and Special Needs Students.
    • Using technology to enhance learning
    • Assessment, including formative assessment
    • Overview of the mathematical strands in CMP
    • The role of the CCSSM and the Mathematical Practices
    • Effective teaching practices
    • Sharing ideas and gaining new insights with fellow CMP teachers from other districts and states
  • Global Engagement Speaker Series (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

    Dates:

    • October 11, 2017: Maryam Mohiuddin Ahmed, Pakistan
    • November 8, 2017: Thelma Awori, Liberia
    • February 15, 2018: George Openjuru, Uganda
    • March 14, 2018: Nieves Tapia, Argentina

    Location:

    These events will take place at either:

    • Kellogg Center and International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824 
    • International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MSU's National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE) offers a global speaker series with four invited international speakers, around the topic of global engagement.  

  • Michigan Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference (November 2017)

    Dates:

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    Location:

    Michigan League, University of Michigan, 911 N. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

    Description:

    Postsecondary education remains the best way for civic actors to equip themselves with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in our evolving global landscape. Launched in 2009, the Big Goal sought to spur a college attainment rate of 60% in America by 2025. Although modest progress has been made, the US continues to lag behind other industrialized countries and the majority of college graduates are from privileged backgrounds. While 70% of jobs in Michigan now require training beyond high school, the state lags behind the nation’s average for college attainment and fewer than a quarter of the state’s high school graduates are college-ready. We must do better.
    At the Michigan Pre-College and Youth Outreach Conference, we will examine challenges to postsecondary attainment and explore opportunities to address them. Increasing access to postsecondary opportunities for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented college students will benefit the state and our nation. Scholars, researchers and practitioners will demonstrate the impact of promising approaches to inform, engage and inspire Michigan’s youth to pursue postsecondary education. Together, we can address The Urgency of College Access.

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