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  • Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series

    Dates:

    Please see the website below for upcoming Co-Integrate Mathematics Seminars

    Location:

    Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    Co-Integrate is a seminar series designed to support internal networking among colleagues in the College of Natural Science, College of Education, and K-12 school partners interested in the teaching and learning of mathematics in K-16 settings.  This monthly series will feature talks by MSU faculty and graduate students who are working on projects to improve math teaching and learning at MSU and in Michigan more broadly.

  • Connected Mathematics Project and Curriculum

    Description:

    The Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) is a complete mathematics curriculum for middle school teachers and students. It helps students and teachers develop an understanding of important mathematical concepts, skills, procedures, and ways of thinking and reasoning, in number, geometry, measurement, algebra, probability and statistics. CMP is based on research, and was field-tested in diverse sites across the country with approximately 45,000 students and 390 teachers. A growing body of research and evaluation reports indicates that CMP outperforms non-CMP curricula on tests of problem-solving ability, equals or outperforms non-CMP curricula on skills tests, and promotes long term retention.

  • Connected Mathematics Project: A Focus on Grade 6, 7, or 8 with CMP Workshops (June 2019)

    Dates:

    June 17 - 21, 2019

    Location:

    MSU Union, East Lansing, MI (MSU Campus)

    Description:

    Join a Grade 6, Grade 7, or Grade 8 group for an in-depth discussion on mathematics and the pedagogy in CMP3. You will experience the Standards for Mathematical Practice and discuss the correlations to the CCSS during the workshops. There will be an opportunity to discuss implementation and management strategies for CMP3 with experienced CMP teachers and authors and to share ideas with colleagues from across the country. A special CMP carnival, complete with food and prizes will be offered mid-week.

  • CREATE for STEM Education Research Mini-Conference (May 2019)

    Dates:

    May 6, 2019..  10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location:

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

    Description:

    The goals of the CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference are to: fuel discussion about efforts to improve K-16 teaching and learning of STEM, allow researchers and collaborators to share challenges and generate new ideas, and accelerate interdisciplinary collaborations. This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Christopher Hoadley, New York University.

     

  • MSU Science Festival (April 2019)

    Dates:

    April 5 - 20, 2019

    Location:

    Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.

    Description:

    The MSU Science Festival is an exploration of the science that touches our everyday lives. There are hands-on activities for the whole family, plus demonstrations, discussions, lectures, and tours on topics from astronomy to music to zoology.  MSU researchers and their students share the wonder of science in over 100 diverse offerings for young and old to engage, explore, and inspire.  Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.  The 2019 Science Festival theme is: Unraveling the Mysteries.

  • Science at the Edge Seminar Series Schedule (Spring and Fall)

    Dates:

    Please see the website below for the current schedule.

     

    Location:

    1400 Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.

    Description:

    Traditionally distinct science disciplines are merging to create new and startling opportunities. Share the excitement and challenge each week through seminars and discussions with nationally recognized pioneers in science at the edge. Seminars included on this schedule are in three series: Interdisciplinary Physics Seminars, Quantitative Biology Seminars, and Engineering Seminars. See the Websites below for the latest schedule.

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