An International Conference on Transforming Math and Science Education in the K16 Continuum


April 18-21, 2002

Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Arlington VA






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There is no charge for workshops. Preregistration is required for the Sunday morning workshops. They start at 8:30 AM and are three hours long except as noted. These include:





1. Richard McCray, University of Colorado

    James Curry, University of Colorado

            2 hours

“The Colorado/Sun Collaborative for K-12 Science and Mathematics Education”


2. Paul D. Lee, Middle Tennessee State University

    Barry Farris, Columbia Academy

    Kathy Daniel, Oakland High School

            1 hour

“Inquiry Facilitated by Computers”


3. Cindi Smith-Walters, Middle Tennessee State University

    Kim Cleary Sadler, Middle Tennessee State University

            1 hour

“Sink or Swim”


4. Melody Boeringer-Hartnup, Valencia Community College

    Elizabeth Morrison, Valencia Community College

            2 hours

            “Directions Along the Path”


5. Robert Lewis, Linn-Benton Community College

    Katherine H. Clark, Linn-Benton Community College

            1.5 hours

            “Embedding Study Skills in Developmental Algebra”


6. Patricia O’Hara, Amherst College

    Wayne St. Peter, Hall High School

    Carol Engelson, West Springfield High School

            1 hour

            “Turning on the Light: Fluorescence Illuminates Science”


7. Robert Penrose, United High School, Armagh, PA

            2 hours

            “Developing Problem-Based Learning Activities”


8. Hai Kinal, Springfield College

            1 hour

            “The Pyramid Exam: Learning During Assessment”


9. Merle S. Bruno, Hampshire College

    Christopher Jarvis, Hampshire College

    Laura Wenk, Hampshire College

            1.5-2.0 hours

            “Freshman Human Biology Students Solve Medical Cases Through Small Group Work”


10. Howard A. Peelle, University of Massachusetts Amherst

            2 hours

            “Teaching Mathematics with Computing”


11. Deborah Moore, University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

      Moises Orengo, University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez

            1 or 1.5 hours

            “Student Teaching Experiences:  An Olympic Success”


12. William J. Joel, Western Connecticut State University

            1.5 hours

            “Alternative Teaching Strategies for Computer Science”


13. Suzanne Sumner, Mary Washington College

      Debra Hydorn, Mary Washington College

            1 hour

            “Environmental Mathematics: Studying the Environment to Promote Interest in Mathematics”


14. Robert J. Dufresne, University of Massachusetts Amherst

      William J. Gerace, University of Massachusetts Amherst

      William J. Leonard, University of Massachusetts Amherst

            3 hours

            “Assessing-To-Learn (A2L): Reflective Formative Assessment Using a Classroom Communication System”


15. John Bauman, The College of St. Scholastica

      Chery Takkunen, The College of St. Scholastica

            1.5 hours

            “Teacher Training: Living, Learning and Teaching Constructivism in an Integrated, Standards-Based System”


16. Michael Patrick, University of Wisconsin-Madison

      Tim Herman, Milwaukee School of Engineering

            3 hours

            “Using Physical and Computer Modeling to Make the Molecular World”


17.  Tamar More, University of Portland

       Gregory Hill, University of Portland

            1.5 hours

            “Integrating Calculus and General Physics Using a Workshop and Peer-Leader Approach”


18.  Heidi Staebler, Texas A&M University - Commerce

            1.5 hours

            “Mathematical Modeling of Science for Future Middle School Teachers”


19. Keith West, Texas A&M University - Commerce

      Glenda Love Bell, Texas A&M University - Commerce

            1 hour

            “Use of Inquiry-Based Course Components in Preservice Teacher Science Training”


20. Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University
2 hours

Assessment - Data collection with a purpose


21. Doug Eder, Southern Illinois University
3 hours

“Alternative Assessment”


22. Barbara Tewksbury, Hamilton College
3 hours

“Student-Active Teaching”