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March 5, 2015 Twenty Five Years of Focus and Coherence

The Connected Mathematics curriculum design, text materials for students, and supporting resources for teachers have been progressively refined over a period of 25 years with advice and contributions from master teachers, curriculum developers, mathematicians, and mathematics education researchers and with feedback from the experiences of millions of middle grades students and teachers in thousands of classrooms.

CMP Celebrates a Successful 2015 Users' Conference March 2, 2015 CMP Celebrates a Successful 2015 Users' Conference

This year's annual CMP Users' Conference was possibly one of the best so far.

CMP Graduate Students Talk Research at CREATE Mini-Conference February 26, 2015 CMP Graduate Students Talk Research at CREATE Mini-Conference

CMP Graduate students participated in the 2015 CREATE Mini-Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was ENERGY for STEM. They submitted three posters that focused on formative assessment, student work, and the Arc of Learning.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Judith Martus Miller February 20, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Judith Martus Miller

It is with great sadness that the CMP office faces the retirement of Judith Miller. Judith has been the glue that has held CMP together from the beginning of the project. She is an outdoor enthusiast, mother and grandmother and a wonderful friend. Meet Judith Miller. 

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: CMP1 February 13, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: CMP1

We could not be where we are today without those who have been apart of CMP in the past. These wonderful people have made CMP3 possible.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: CMP2 February 6, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: CMP2

We could not be where we are today without those who have been apart of CMP in the past. These wonderful people have made CMP3 possible.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: William Morley Fitzgerald January 30, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: William Morley Fitzgerald

Listed as one of the "100 Teachers Who Made a Difference" in the 1991 Centennial issue of Instructor magazine, William Fitzgerald was one of the original CMP Authors. He had an insatiable love for life and was filled with many achievements and interests. Meet Bill!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: James Fey January 23, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: James Fey

For three decades, Professor Emeritus James Fey has been in a series of projects that have designed, developed, and tested innovative curricula for middle and high school mathematics, including CMP. Meet James!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Shayna Evans January 16, 2015 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Shayna Evans

Undergraduate student and President of her dorm, Shayna Evans LOVES math and solving complex problems and we LOVE having her here at CMP. Meet Shayna!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Glenda Lappan December 19, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Glenda Lappan

CMP Author and University Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Glenda Lappan has a major impact on everyone she meets! Meet Glenda!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Elizabeth Difanis Phillips December 12, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Elizabeth Difanis Phillips

What helps make a good curriculum? How about a hard working CMP author who is a grandmother to 7 and a Yooper at heart? Meet Elizabeth Difanis Phillips!

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Tyler Boyd November 14, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Tyler Boyd

Meet MSU sophomore and CMP novice knitter, Tyler Boyd.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Yvonne Grant October 24, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Yvonne Grant

Enthusiastic Spartan fan, Yvonne Grant is CMP's resident middle school mathematics teacher and CMP professional development coordinator.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Susan Friel October 17, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Susan Friel

Meet Susan Friel. Susan is not only a CMP Author and Professor of Mathematics Education but also an avid gardener, grandmother and coordinated cat/dog namer! Learn more about Susan.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amie Lucas September 19, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amie Lucas

When not working on the CMP Website, camping specialist Amie Lucas is enjoying the outdoors. No matter the season! Meet Amie Lucas.

CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amy Ray September 12, 2014 CMP Staff in the Spotlight: Amy Ray

Amy Ray is a 2nd year PhD student in the PRIME program at Michigan State University. In her free time, she likes to play clarinet and piano!

AJ Edson September 5, 2014 CMP Staff In the Spotlight: AJ Edson

AJ Edson completed his Ph.D. in mathematics education at Western Michigan University in 2014 and now is serving as a postdoctoral fellow with the Connected Mathematics Project.

Elizabeth Phillips Elected to Executive Committee September 3, 2014 Elizabeth Phillips Elected to Executive Committee

CMP author, Elizabeth Phillips, was elected to the Executive Committee for the International Society for Design and Development of Education (ISDDE).

Two CMP Teachers Co-Author Article in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School August 26, 2014 Two CMP Teachers Co-Author Article in Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School

Two CMP teachers, Cynthia Callard and Jennifer Kruger, co-authored an article with Jeffrey Choppin in the latest issue of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School with Jeffrey Choppin.

CMP Launches Facebook Group for Teachers August 19, 2014 CMP Launches Facebook Group for Teachers

CMP has launched a Facebook group dedicated to CMP teachers and teacher leader, allowing them to connect and collaborate with one another and to discuss various aspects of teaching and learning.