News & Updates
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!
Engage in four sessions of professional learning led by Kathy Dole, a highly skilled and well respected Connected Mathematics Project facilitator.
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.
Maggie Ozias joined CMP in September of 2018. She is a sophomore undergraduate studying Mathematics, with minors in Physics and Graphic Design. She hopes to go into education, and teach high school math.
Pearson has announced that all CMP3 users can log into the Realize platform using their Dash credentials. In addition, there are new materials that are offered free as part of CMP3 on Realize.
Sunyoung Park has an interest in developing mathematics textbooks that can foster students' conceptual understanding and investigating teachers' role in the classroom. She also enjoys fun stories related to travel, jazz, coffee and wine, bicycling, and yoga! Meet Sunyoung!
What makes a great summer? Long days? Lots of sun? Vacations?
We like to think it's the anticipation for school to start back up and for us to get back to working with great teachers and wonderful kids. But starting back up is never easy. So here are some things you may have missed over the summer and some items to help kick off your school year.
Teachers, teacher leaders, administrators, and coaches from all over the world came together for the 2018 CMP Summer Workshops. There, they cultivated conversation, understanding, and strategies for enhancing the mathematics learning in the classroom.
Kate is a 4th year Ph.D. candidate at PRIME. Her interests center around how to support teachers’ enactment of mathematical tasks that encourages students to employ various types of mathematical thinking.