News & Updates

CMP Website Gets a New Look
April 18, 2018
CMP Website Gets a New Look

Over the past few months, the CMP staff have been preparing the connectedmath.msu.edu website for a new design. While the site may look different, the overall structure and tools have remained the same.

CMP Presents at NCSM Annual Conference
April 13, 2018
CMP Presents at NCSM Annual Conference

AJ Edson, Elizabeth Phillips, and Yvonne Slanger-Grant will be presenting at this year’s NCSM Annual Conference.

A Successful 21st Annual CMP Users' Conference
March 1, 2018
A Successful 21st Annual CMP Users' Conference

"We really appreciate your professionalism and your dedication to what you're doing."

A heartfelt ending to one and a half days of jam-packed experiences. Over the years, the CMP Users' Conference topics and sessions have changed but the message that drives the conference has remained the same.

February 1, 2018
CMP Staff to Attend AMTE Conference

AJ Edson, Elizabeth Phillips, and Yvonne Grant will be presenting at this year’s 2018 Annual AMTE Conference in Houston, Texas.

October 31, 2017
AJ Edson and Elizabeth Phillips to Attend ISDDE Conference

AJ Edson and Elizabeth Phillips will be presenting at this year’s ISDDE Conference in California. The conference, taking place November 6th through the 9th, will be at the University of California Berkeley.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Emma Herrera
October 2, 2017
CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Emma Herrera

Emma Herrera joined CMP in September 2017. She is a sophomore studying mathematics with a minor in actuarial science. She loves to play volleyball. Meet Emma!

Elizabeth Phillips to Attend ECR Fundamental Research in Stem Conference
September 21, 2017
Elizabeth Phillips to Attend ECR Fundamental Research in Stem Conference

Elizabeth Phillips is presenting a poster at ECR Fundamental Research in Stem: Progress, Issues, & the Future, hosted in Alexandria, VA on September 25 and 26, 2017.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Merve Nur Kursav
September 18, 2017
CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Merve Nur Kursa

Introducing our newest staff member; Merve Nur Kursav! Merve comes to CMP from the University of Georgia, where she received her M.A degree. Merve enjoys traveling, going to live music, and writing poems. Meet Merve!

Welcome Back to School!
August 23, 2017
Welcome Back to School!

Welcome back to school! We hope you all had a fantastic summer and are ready for another great school year! Here are some things you may have missed. 

Success at CMP's Annual Summer Workshops
June 29, 2017
Success at CMP's Annual Summer Workshops

For the past 22 years, Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) has hosted week-long Getting to Know CMP workshops designed to allow teachers to experience the curriculum as a student.

May 18, 2017
New York CMP Teacher Leaders to Host A Local Conference

The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, in partnership with Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES, is offering a Connected Math (CMP) Users’ conference for teachers, teacher leaders, math coaches, and administrators to come together to learn, share ideas, and gain new insights from fellow CMP teachers from the region.

3D Printer Brings CMP to Life in Classroom
April 29, 2017
3D Printer Brings CMP to Life in Classroom

Amy Klco, a Michigan CMP teacher, came up with an idea to help her struggling students understand mathematics by making the problems literally come to life. She took abstract concepts and made them something her students could touch and feel.

April 26, 2017
Thomas Grubb: The Pursuit of Higher Math

Thomas Grubb is a wicked smart Dean's Research Scholar senior majoring in mathematics. The sessions he speaks of are training sessions for a ridiculously hard and prestigious math test, the Putnam Competition. 

April 26, 2017
George Pappas: By the Numbers

George Pappas also loves math. A professor of mathematics, he says, “It’s fun to think about this stuff.” I can honestly say I’ve never considered math fun, but I’m really glad he does. Read his  FACULTY VOICE: By the numbers, to learn more about leading-edge research.

April 12, 2017
CMP Seeking Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Program in Mathematics Education (PRIME) at Michigan State University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate. This position will provide a qualified candidate with the opportunity to play a major role in two NSF-funded projects.

CMP to Receive Second New Grant
April 4, 2017
CMP to Receive Second New Grant

CMP has received a second NSF grant focusing on how the use of open-ended problems and "just-in-time" supports in a digital platform can promote inquiry-based mathematics learning. 

Amy Ray published in Feminist Teacher
March 27, 2017
Amy Ray published in Feminist Teacher

Graduate Research Assistant, Amy Ray, recently had a book review accepted for publication in the journal Feminist Teacher titled “A Critical Look at Danica McKellar’s Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Mathematics Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail”.

10 Reasons Why You Should Attend CMP's Summer Workshops
March 22, 2017
10 Reasons Why You Should Attend CMP's Summer Workshops

For 22 years, CMP has hosted summer workshops. Held in June on the campus of Michigan State University, the workshops have been providing a classroom-like experience for teachers and teacher leaders almost since the beginning of CMP. 

Reflecting on the 2017 Users' Conference
March 3, 2017
Reflecting on the 2017 Users' Conference

In the 20 years that the Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) has been hosted the Users’ Conference, the topics have changed but the message has always stayed the same: Helping teachers have thought-provoking and insightful conversations based around mathematics teaching, learning, and assessing for all CMP classes and students.

CMP Talks Student Work at 2017 AMTE Conference
February 15, 2017
CMP Talks Student Work at 2017 AMTE Conference

CMP staff AJ Edson, Elizabeth Phillips, and Yvonne Grant presented last week at the 21st annual AMTE Conference in Orlando, Florida.