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Graduate Student Post: Sofia Abreu October 4, 2019 Graduate Student Post: Sofia Abreu

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 Mathematics Education Colloquium, October 2nd

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 Graduate Student Post: Jane Zimmerman

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 Zimmerman Implementing Innovative Curriculum in College Algebra

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 Staff Post: Olivia Hinterman

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 Fall Welcome Dinner

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 PRIME Welcomes New Doctoral Students

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 2019 Zweng Awards

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 Bae Dissertation Defense, August 5th

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 Lawrence Dissertation Defense, June 27th

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 2019 CMP Summer Workshops June 17-21

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 Morissette Dissertation Defense, June 13th

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.

Bowers Reflects on Global Understanding Trip to France May 30, 2019 Bowers Reflects on Global Understanding Trip to France

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.

PRIME Receives Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Program Community Award May 15, 2019 PRIME Receives Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Program Community Award

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.  

Bowers Receives 2019 Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award May 22, 2019 Bowers Receives 2019 Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award

‚ÄčDavid 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.

STEM for All Video Showcase: A sneak peek at CMP and Concord Consortium's digital curriculum platform May 16, 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase: A sneak peek at CMP and Concord Consortium's digital curriculum platform

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.

PRIME Graduates Celebrated May 8, 2019 PRIME Graduates Celebrated

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.

Tunstall Dissertation Defense, May 2nd April 26, 2019 Tunstall Dissertation Defense, May 2nd

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.

CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference on Monday, May 6 April 25, 2019 CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference on Monday, May 6

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.