AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, April 5, 2008 00:24:35
2008 Spring Southeastern Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 2830, 2008 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1037
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Special Session on Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective

Saturday March 29, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective, I
Room 127, Tureaud Building
Organizers:
James J. Madden, Louisiana State University madden@math.lsu.edu
Kristin L. Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu

8:30 a.m.
State mathematics standards and deep mathematical structure.
James J. Madden*, Louisiana State University
(103797143) 
9:00 a.m.
Research Projects Involving Mathematicians and High School Teachers: An Example Involving Moduli Spaces of Triangles.
Steven Rosenberg, Boston University
Mike Spillane, Watertown High School
Dan Wulf*, Watertown High School
(10379720) 
9:30 a.m.
Guiding high school mathematics teachers to a deeper understanding of the mathematics they teach. A report on a short course for preservice mathematics teachers at the University of Illinois.
Anthony L Peressini*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(103797130) 
10:00 a.m.
Elementary algebra from an advanced perspective.
William McCallum*, University of Arizona
(103797222) 
10:30 a.m.
The Mathematics of Task Design.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(10379742)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 29, 2008, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Elementary Mathematics from an Advanced Perspective, II
Room 127, Tureaud Building
Organizers:
James J. Madden, Louisiana State University madden@math.lsu.edu
Kristin L. Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Misconceptions of Preservice Teachers.
G Donald Allen*, Texas A&M University
(10379716) 
3:30 p.m.
Collegiate mathematics for elementary school teaching.
Mark Hoover Thames*, University of Michigan
(103797185) 
4:00 p.m.
A Look Inside the Math in the Middle Institute Partnership at the University of NebraskaLincoln.
Michelle Reeb Homp*, Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(103797131) 
4:30 p.m.
Identifying and analyzing alternative sequences for learning mathematical concepts.
Ted Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(103797337) 
5:00 p.m.
Why elementary and middle school teachers should study Calculus (and what that really means).
Kristin L. Umland*, University of New Mexico
(103797311) 
5:30 p.m.
The Role of Measurement in School Geometry.
Scott J Baldridge*, Louisiana State University
(103797216)

3:00 p.m.