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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Bowers, mathematics education doctoral student in PRIME, was awarded a Fellowship to Enhance Global Understanding (FEGU) through the College of Education. The travelers just returned from France, the country selected for this year's trip. David describes his experiences below.
The PRIME doctoral program has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Program Community Award. The award recognizes a graduate program for exemplifying mentoring best practices—a tribute to the efforts of the PRIME faculty, students, and staff to build a nurturing and supportive scholarly community.
David Bowers, mathematics education doctoral student, received the Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award for Professional Development. The award is presented annually to an outstanding MSU graduate student, or two, in support of their professional development.
Congratulations to the Connected Mathematics Project! Their video, Math Understanding in a Digital Collaborative Environment, received Facilitators’ Choice Recognition during the 2019 National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase last week.
View the CMP and Concord Consortium Digital Inscriptions Project video. It will be available during the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase from May 13-20. The video shows teachers and students interacting with the CMP collaborative digital platform.
Congratulations to our PRIME mathematics education doctoral students who are defending their dissertation this spring or early summer and will be graduating in Summer 2019: Younggon Bae, Kevin Lawrence, Michael Morissette and Samuel “Luke” Tunstall.
Samuel "Luke" Tunstall will be defending his dissertation, titled Numeracy Proxies and Practices: Studies in Approximations of the “Real” on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 2:30 pm in 212 North Kedzie.
The CREATE for STEM Institute will hold the 2019 Mini Conference on Monday, May 6 from 10:00 am - 3:00 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Big Ten A Room, on the campus of Michigan State University. Faculty, postdocs, graduate students, teachers, administrators, and other educational leaders across four colleges will gather to share and discuss their research to promote the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in grades K through 16.
Mathematics education doctoral student Samuel “Luke” Tunstall is one of three editors of Shifting Contexts, Stable Core: Advancing Quantitative Literacy in Higher Education, a book recently published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). (The book is available through MAA; the e-book version is free to MAA members.)
Gail Burrill was awarded the 2019 Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert National Leadership Award at the final conference luncheon of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA on April 3, 2019.
The Mathematics and Statistics Associations Summit at MSU on Saturday, March 23rd drew over 60 speakers and attendees from around the country to address the opportunities and challenges for the future of mathematics and statistics education.
Members of the MSU Mathematics Education community will be presenting at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting starting Friday, April 5th. This year’s AERA conference will be held April 5th – April 9th in Toronto, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.