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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.

CMP Seeking Postdoctoral Research Associate 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.

CMP Graduate Research Assistants Talk Research at the CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference February 13, 2017 Graduate Research Assistants Talk Research at CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference

Amit Sharma, Taren Going, David Bowers, and Amy Ray attended this year’s CREATE for STEM Mini-Conference, held on Friday, February 10, 2017. 

AJ Edson to Receive 2017 AMTE National Technology Leadership Initiative Award December 19, 2016 AJ Edson to Receive 2017 AMTE National Technology Leadership Initiative Award

AMTE awarded AJ Edson the 2017 National Leadership Technology Initiative (NTLI) Award as a co-author for the paper, A Framework for Mathematics Teachers’ Evaluation of Digital Instructional Materials: Integrating Mathematics Teaching Practices with Technology Use in K-8 Classrooms.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Tyler Knowles November 3, 2016 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Tyler Knowles

CMP staff member Tyler Knowles comes to us from Los Angeles! Tyler has a BA in Communication Arts, Radio, TV and Film.  He has spent six months living and performing a cappella on a cruise ship. Meet Tyler!

November 1, 2016 Jamie Wernet's "Lessons Learned Going Back to School" published in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Former CMP Graduate Assistant, Jamie Wernet, was published in this month’s Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.

October 25, 2016 Hiring: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Mathematics Education

PRIME is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate. This position will have an opportunity to play a major role in a four year NSF-funded collaborative research project. 

AJ & Elizabeth Go Abroad to ISDDE 2016 September 29, 2016 AJ & Elizabeth Go Abroad to ISDDE 2016

AJ Edson and Elizabeth Phillips traveled to the Netherlands to attend and speak at the 2016 ISDDE Conference. The conference theme was Infrastructuring by Design, refering to the designer efforts to develop and implement the humand and material resources required for supporting education in and across various system levels.

DRK-12 Proposal Funded by National Science Foundation September 27, 2016 DRK-12 Proposal Funded by National Science Foundation

We are pleased to announce that a recent National Science Foundation DRK-12 collaborative proposal has been awarded to Michigan State University and the Concord Consortium. 

Free online Professional Development from NC State September 26, 2016 Free online Professional Development from NC State

This Fall, a team at the Friday Institute at NC State University is offering TWO Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-ED) for in-service and pre-service middle and high school mathematics teachers' professional development.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amit Sharma September 13, 2016 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amit Sharma

Coming to CMP from India, Amit Sharma is one of our newest members to the CMP family. Amit likes to cook, travel, and hum songs in his spare time. Welcome, Amit!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Taren Going September 6, 2016 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Taren Going

First year graduate student, Taren Going, is one of the newest members of the CMP family. Taren is the mother of two, plays the piano and, knits. Welcome Taren!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: David Bowers August 30, 2016 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: David Bowers

Introducing David Bowers! David comes to CMP from Ohio State University. He is a new dad, loves hiking, cooking, his dog Boris, and his wife's four cats. Meet David!