History of Mathematics at GVSU
Presentations in 2007


Phone: 616-331-2041
Ted Sundstrom
sundstrt@gvsu.edu

Department of Mathematics
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
Professional Presentations in 2007
 
January
Ed Aboufadel and Rebecca Walker. Members of a panel discussion on the  Evolution of a Mathematics Capstone Course for High School Teachers as Recommended in the MET Report.  The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Conference.
 
Feryal Alayont.  Converting Calculus Students from Showing Work to Explaining.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Charlene Beckmann.  Enhancing the Teaching of Euclidean Geometry.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Charlene Beckmann and D. Thompson.  Enhancing Secondary Teachers’ Understanding of Functions.  The annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Conference.
 
Charlene Beckmann and Rebecca Walker.  Constructivist Integrated Mathematics and Methods for Middle Grades Teachers.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Esther Billings, Dave Coffey, and John Golden.  Professional Development from the Perspective of a Community of Practice.  The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Conference.
 
Esther Billings and Pam Wells.  Using Reform-Based Curricula to Deepen Prospective Elementary School Teachers’ Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge.  The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Conference.
 
Manish Chakrabarti.  A Course in Computational Biology-Reaching Out and Reaching Within.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Manish Chakrabarti.  Innovations in Teaching a Rings first Abstract Algebra Course.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
David Coffey and Nina Namaste (Modern Languages). Engaging Students in Reading.  The  Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center Workshops at Grand Valley State University.
 
Shelly Smith.  The Optimal Origami Box.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Walker, Rebecca. Invited Panel member for Panel on Mathematical Knowledge Needed for Teaching: The High School Perspective.  Annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
 
Clark Wells, Guided Discovery of ‘Big Picture’ Results in Analysis.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Matt Wyneken, Lesson Study for Preservice Teachers: The Westwood Heights Initiative.  The annual meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Annual Conference.
 
Semail Ulgen Yildirim, Online Class Experience in Mathematics at the University of Mississippi.  The Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America.
 
February
Feryal Alayont, Gary Klingler, Jon Hodge, Ted Sundstrom, and Semail Ulgen Yildirim.  Great Ideas for Teaching Students.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Stephen Blair.  An Introduction to Cognitively Guided Instruction for Whole Number Operations.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
G. Rumohr-Voskuil, G. & Esther Billings. Ways to Incorporate Best-Practice Language Arts Methods in the Math Classroom. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Matt BoelkinsFibonacci’s Garden.  One of four public lectures in the “Art of Mathematics” series at Grand Valley State University.
 
Dave Coffey and John Golden.  Reading, Mathing, Teaching – Moving Beyond the Motions.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Will DickinsonEqual Circle Packings.  The Calvin College Mathematics Colloquium.
 
Nancy Mack.  Gaining Insights into Children’s Geometric Knowledge with the Greedy Triangle.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Shelly Smith.  The Optimal Origami Box.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Matt Wyneken.  An Introduction to the Digi-Block System.  Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
Paul Yu.  Investigation of Student Thinking and Curriculum Design through Lesson Study. Mathematics in Action, Grand Valley State University.
 
March
Feryal Alayont. Residues of Eisenstein Series via Maass-Selberg Relations.  The 21st Annual Workshop on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
 
Char Beckmann and Esther Billings. Children’s Literature: A Motivating Context to Explore Functions.  The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.
 
Esther Billings and Pam Wells.  Deepening Prospective Teachers’ Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge.  The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.
  
Will DickinsonPlaying Games with Equal Circles.  The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Research Colloquium, GVSU.
 
Rebecca Walker.  Developing Flexible and Critical Use of Representations in Problem Solving.  The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.
  
April
Jon Hodge. A Moore-Inspired Calculus Course at Grand Valley State University.  The Annual Legacy of R. L. Moore Conference.
 
Nancy Mack. Chaired the session, Student Learning in Mathematical Content Domains.  The American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.
 
May
David AustinCircle Packings from Penrose Tilings.  Invited address at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Steve Blair and Will DickinsonThe Use of Metaphor in Geometry: an Example Involving Curvature.  The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
David Coffey, Phyllis Curtiss, John Gabrosek, Kirk Anderson, Neal Rogness, and Paul Stephenson. Play Along with the Statistics Six Pack!  The United States Conference on Teaching Statistics.
 
Will DickinsonThe Right Right Triangle on the Sphere.  The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
Steve SchlickerNumbers Simultaneously Polygonal and Centered Polygonal.  The Annual Meeting of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
 
August
Feryal AlayontUsing an Inquiry Based Approach to Improve Student Proofs.  The Annual Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America.
 
David Coffey and John GoldenReading, Mathing, Teaching and Moving Beyond the Motion.  The Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference.
 
 
 
  Last Modified Date: October 17, 2007
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