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Mathematics Education Colloquium, November 20th

Please join us at the upcoming Mathematics Education Colloquium, on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 3:30-5:00 pm in 252 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University. Dr. Michelle Cirillo from the University of Delaware, and Ms. Jennifer Reed a mathematics teacher from Odyssey Charter Middle School in Delaware, will be presenting Learning Together Through Collaborative Research: The Case of Proof in Secondary Mathematics.

PRIME at PME-NA 2019
November 14, 2019

Several PRIME doctoral students and faculty members will be presenting at the 41st Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) in St. Louis, Missouri on November 14-17, 2019.

Co-Integrate Mathematics Seminar, November 11th
November 6, 2019

You are cordially invited to attend the Co-Integrate Math Seminar Series talk on Monday, November 11, 2019. Betty Phillips and AJ Edson will be presenting Embedding the CMP Curriculum into a Digital Collaborative Platform, from 12:00-1:00 pm in 115 Erickson Hall.

Graduate Student Post: Brady Tyburski
October 28, 2019

Brady Tyburski is a first-year mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME who grew up in Northville, Michigan. In addition to living in Northville, Brady has also lived in Mount Pleasant, Michigan while attending Central Michigan University and Fort Collins, Colorado while at Colorado State University.

Appenzeller-Knowles Dissertation Defense, Oct 28th
October 3, 2019

Kate Appenzeller-Knowles will be defending her dissertation, titled Teachers' Use of Scaffolding During Cognitively Demanding Tasks on Monday, October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am in 212 North Kedzie.

Graduate Student Post: Isabel Perez
October 18, 2019

Maria Isabel Perez is a first year mathematics education doctoral student in the PRIME program. She is originally from Los Angeles, California and lived in San Francisco for 7 years while working on her undergraduate and master’s degrees at San Francisco State University. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics for Teaching, and a Master’s degree in Mathematics.

Co-Integrate Mathematics Seminar, October 21st
October 10, 2019

We are happy to announce the first talk of the 2019-2020 Co-Integrate speaker series. Dr. Jack Smith and Dr. Shiv Karunakaran will be presenting When the Game Changes: The Development of Student Agency and Autonomy in Challenging Undergraduate Mathematics on Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm in 115 Erickson Hall.

Graduate Student Post: Jihye Hwang
October 11, 2019

Jihye Hwang, a mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME, is originally from Seoul, South Korea. She grew up mostly in Seoul, except when she attended high school in Jeonju, South Korea. Other than those 2 cities, Jihye has lived here in East Lansing for the past 3 years, while working on a graduate degree in mathematics.

Graduate Student Post: Sofia Abreu
October 4, 2019

Meet Sofia Abreu, a first year mathematics education doctoral student. Sofia was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. She moved to the States when she was 21 years old and has lived here ever since.

Mathematics Education Colloquium, October 2nd
September 19, 2019

You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming Mathematics Education Colloquium, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 3:00-4:30 pm in 252 Erickson Hall, Michigan State University. Dr. Elizabeth Mendoza from the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Justin TenEyck from the “I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County, and Dr. Victoria Hand from the University of Colorado at Boulder will be presenting Toward Re-humanizing Mathematics Education: Participatory Approaches to Noticing in Mathematics Classrooms.

Graduate Student Post: Jane Zimmerman
September 27, 2019

Jane Zimmerman is a first year doctoral student in the PRIME program, but she is not new to MSU. She is a Teaching Specialist for the Mathematics Department here and is currently teaching and coordinating the MTH 103 A/B courses.

Zimmerman Implementing Innovative Curriculum in College Algebra
September 24, 2019

Jane Zimmerman, mathematics education doctoral student and MSU math instructor, has teamed up with Teena Gerhardt, associate professor of mathematics at MSU, to develop a new curriculum to help incoming freshmen interested in a STEM career master college algebra.

Staff Post: Olivia Hinterman
September 12, 2019

Olivia Hinterman is an undergraduate student worker with PRIME, helping in the office wherever necessary. She is in her fourth year at Michigan State University, studying social work, and in her second year working in the PRIME office.

Fall Welcome Dinner
September 4, 2019

Ralph and Teresa Putnam hosted the Mathematics Education faculty and staff, doctoral students, and their families on August 26th for a fall welcome potluck dinner.

PRIME Welcomes New Doctoral Students
August 27, 2019

The Program in Mathematics Education is delighted to welcome six outstanding doctoral students this fall. Sofia Abreu, Tim Hansen, Jihye Hwang, Maria “Isabel” Perez, Brady Tyburski, and Jane Zimmerman are beginning their first year in the doctoral program in Mathematics Education.

2019 Zweng Awards
August 2, 2019

Christopher “Chris” Dubbs and Sunghwan Byun, PRIME mathematics education doctoral students, have been awarded the Dr. Marilyn Zweng Endowed Graduate Student Award in Mathematics Education for 2019.

Bae Dissertation Defense, August 5th
July 10, 2019

Younggon Bae will be defending his dissertation, titled Dynamic Geometry Task Design for Axiomatic Geometry: Student Engagement with Axiomatic Reasoning, on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 3:30 pm in 212 North Kedzie.

Lawrence Dissertation Defense, June 27th
June 20, 2019

Kevin Lawrence will be defending his dissertation, titled Unpacking Teachers' Reflections on Digital Technology Decisions and Use in an Inquiry-Based, Problem-Centered Middle School Mathematics Curriculum, on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 2:00 pm in 212 North Kedzie.

2019 CMP Summer Workshops June 17-21
June 11, 2019

The Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) is offering five national workshops for teachers this summer on the beautiful campus of Michigan State University. These workshops will occur over the week of June 17-21.

Morissette Dissertation Defense, June 13th
May 24, 2019

Michael Morissette will be defending his dissertation, titled Mathematics Teachers' and Principals' Responses to the Use of Student Growth Data on Teacher Evaluation Instruments in the State of Michigan on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm in 212 North Kedzie.