News & Updates
During a free week-long event, thousands of researchers, K-12 educators, higher ed faculty, administrators, policymakers, graduate students, and parents will participate in a video showcase funded by the National Science Foundation. Participants can view project videos, post questions and comments, and vote for favorites.
Dr. Kristen Bieda, Associate Professor of Education at Michigan State University recently shared the latest work from an NSF-funded design research project exploring the affordances for a digital CMP to support students' productive disciplinary engagement.
We are sorry to announce that the 2020 CMP Summer Workshops will be cancelled. The health and well-being of our participants is paramount as we assess long-term potential impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
We know that many of our participants travel from all over the world to attend our event. We wish to be proactive in keeping everyone healthy and safe.
The paper presentation at the Eighth International Conference to Review Research in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education reported on one of the NSF-funded research projects. The paper, Digital Collaborative Environments: Connecting Theory of Inscriptions to the Design and Development of Student Resources was written by AJ Edson and Amit Sharma.
Published in the Michigan Reading Journal, the author's goal was to argue that shifts in the task prompts from CMP1 to CMP3 may have opened up opportunities for students to generate different kinds of arguments about the Pythagorean Theorem.
AJ Edson presented at the Third International Conference on Mathematics Textbook Research and Development in Paderborn, Germany. Understanding the importance of textbooks, this conference focuses on the vital role textbooks play as a curriculum resource for teaching and learning mathematics in classrooms around the world.
Where did the Mathematical Model of Launch, Explore, and Summarize come from? In 1980, the NSF funded the Middle Grades Mathematics Project, a curriculum project consisting of 5 middle school mathematical units and the origins of Launch-Explore-Summarize.
Meet Shannon Mchugh! Shannon joined CMP in August of 2019. She is currently finishing up her Bachelor's in Mathematics at MSU and has a passion for math literacy. Shannon and her husband enjoy the outdoors, cooking, gardening, yoga, and ultra-marathons.
In 2019, CMP author Elizabeth Phillips was a plenary speaker at the 2nd annual Research Forum on Secondary Math Curriculum, held in Beijing, China. The second Research Forum on Secondary Math Curriculum was held on June 14-16, 2019 in Beijing.
Meet Olivia Hinterman! Olivia is an undergraduate student who joined CMP in the summer of 2019. She is currently studying social work. She is passionate about the outdoors and enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, backpacking, and camping.
Catch up with the summer highlights and dig into some resources to kick off the new school year!
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In July 2019, the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education published a research study involving CMP classrooms. The study is entitled Investigating Teaching in Conceptually Oriented Mathematics Classrooms Characterized by African American Student Success.
Get a sneak peek at the CMP and Concord Consortium Digital Inscriptions Project at the National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase this week. The video shows teachers and students interacting with the CMP collaborative digital platform.
CMP Graduate Assistants participated in this event by creating posters based on research done with the curriculum. The purpose of the conference is to fuel discussions about efforts to improve K-16 teaching and learning STEM. It allows researchers and collaborators to share challenges and generate new ideas.
Elizabeth Phillips, AJ Edson, and Yvonne Slanger-Grant will be speaking at this year’s NCSM and NCTM Research Conferences in San Diego, California. These conferences focus on important issues for leaders in mathematics education and will be held April 1st to 3rd, 2019.
The International Journal of Educational Research has published a new peer-reviewed research article, The Arc of Learning framework: An ergonomic resource for design and enactment of problem-based curriculum.
This February, Elizabeth Phillips, AJ Edson, and Yvonne Slanger-Grant will be speaking at the 23rd Annual AMTE Conference in Orlando, Florida. The conference provides "inclusive opportunities for a diverse community of mathematics educators to share current reach and practice findings."
The 2019 CMP Users’ Conference will be held on February 22 – 23, 2019 on the campus of Michigan State University. The theme is deepening students’ mathematical understanding in inquiry-based classrooms.
Meet Chuck Fessler! Chuck is a Ph.D candidate in the Program in Mathematics Education. He is interested in how students learn and understand topics related precalculus.