Recent Professional Talks and Workshops
NCTM Regional, Orlando FL, Putting the Metric System in Context through International Classroom Partnerships. 2017
NEW Cubed, New Rochelle, NY, The Big Picture: Concrete Experience to Abstract Reasoning, Why? And How? 2016
NCTM Regional, New Orleans, LA, How Do We Make Use of Structure? (MP7). 2014
NCTM Regional Conference, Hartford CT, Hot IPADs for the Math Classroom, October 25, 2012
MACS (Mathematics and Computer Science Seminars), Bridgewater State University, MA, Building Understanding of Linear Functions at the Middle School, May 19, 2011
NCTM Annual, San Diego, CA, Patty Paper Geometry on the Go!, April 2010
NCTM Regional, Boston, MA, Solving for a Missing Addend or Factor: We Can Do It, Nothing to It, October 23, 2009
NCSM Annual, Washington, DC, Key components of Effective Professional Development for Grade 6-8 Teachers: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Research Based, Development of Students’ Mathematical Thinking, April 2009
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, April 2008, How are a slinky and the concept of slope related?
ATMNE – NCTM Regional, Springfield, MA, November 2007, The Algebraic solution – just one out of a variety of solution methods!
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), Atlanta, GA, March 2007, Developing Algebraic and Geometric Sense in the Mathematics Curricula in Bulgaria
Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts (ATMIM), April 2007, MassMATE – a new organization in town
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference in Atlantic City, NJ, October 2006, Challenging But Irresistible Open-Ended Problems
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), April 2006, Effective and Dynamic Professional Development for Grade 6-8 Teachers
Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts (ATMIM), March 2006, “Mad” Minutes with a Twist – Linking Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), January 2006, Do We Ask the Right Questions to Get the Right Answers?
Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Massachusetts (ATMIM), January 2006, Developing Geometric Reasoning
Psychology of Mathematics Education -- North America (PME-NA), Annual Conference, Roanoke, VA, October 2005, Algebraic Reasoning: What Young Students Know.