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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!

Growing Together: A Look at this year's CMP Summer Workshops June 28, 2016 Growing Together: A Look at this year's CMP Summer Workshops

June 20 marked the kick off of the 21st annual Getting to Know CMP Workshops and the newly created Digging Deeper into CMP Workshop. Both workshops focused on enhancing mathematics education structure for middle school students.

June 21, 2016 New Resources on DASH!

From Pearson Publishing

Connected Mathematics 3 (CMP3) students focus on problem-solving strategies, habits of mind, and mathematical proficiency. CMP3 supports both teachers and students in building these skills, and continues this support with these new resources.

Investing in the future June 16, 2016 Investing in the future

While endowed chairs distinguish top faculty, the impact of these positions goes far beyond a title.

CMP Staff to Attend NCSM April 7, 2016 CMP Staff to Attend NCSM

The CMP team is packing up and heading west to present at the 48th annual NCSM Conference in the Oakland-San Francisco Bay area in California. The conference will be held April 11 to 13, 2016 and focuses on the important issues for leaders in mathematics education.

Kick off the Summer with a CMP Workshop March 30, 2016 Kick off the Summer with a CMP Workshop

"I very much enjoyed the workshop. The atmosphere of working together, brainstorming, gave me a picture of the method and philosophy of Connected Mathematics."

Making Connections: CMP Teachers Discussion Group March 23, 2016 Making Connections: CMP Teachers Discussion Group

Since August of 2014, membership for the CMP Facebook group has grown to nearly 400 people. Teachers from all over the country and world are having important discussions on improving learning in the classroom.

A Recap of the 2016 Users' Conference March 7, 2016 A Recap of the 2016 Users' Conference

Many participants left this year's CMP Users' Conference feeling re-energized and eager to try to new ideas in their classrooms. The conversations were engaging and insightful, focused around mathematics teaching, learning, and assessing for all CMP classes.

CMP Graduate Students Present Their Research at CREATE Mini-Conference March 1, 2016 CMP Graduate Students Present Their Research at CREATE Mini-Conference

CMP Graduate Students created posters to display their research on The Arc of Learning and A  Framework for Formative Assessment. 

Essential Reasons for Attending the Users' Conference December 8, 2015 Essential Reasons for Attending the Users' Conference

We wanted to provide you with interesting information about what it means to attend the CMP Users' Conference, but we decided that our past attendees say it best.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Jacob Disbro November 18, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Jacob Disbro

Jacob Disbro, the newest member of the CMP family, is a freshman at Michigan State University. He is a huge soccer fan, likes a good movie and enjoys learning. Meet Jacob Disbro!

Carrie Chiappetta's Impact of a Mathematics Intervention on achievement of Urban Middle School Students September 28, 2015 Carrie Chiappetta's Impact of a Mathematics Intervention on achievement of Urban Middle School Students

Carrie Chiappetta focused her dissertation on a study to determine the efficacy of Connected Mathematics Project 2 (CMP2) in Grades 6, 7 and 8. 

August 17, 2015 Attack on the pentagon results in discovery of new mathematical tile

Casey Mann, Jennifer McLoud and David Von Derau of the University of Washington Bothell announced that they discovered a new type of pentagon that tiles.