Griffiths Addresses CBMS Executive Committee

TPSE board chair Phillip Griffiths addressed the CBMS Executive Committee on December 2, 2016, as a prelude to a discussion about the TPSE-CBMS strategic partnership. Presentation here.

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Change is coming...

Teaching Math in the 21st Century: In an October 14 presentation to the AMS Committee on Education, Tara Holm discusses why change is coming now and what TPSE Math is doing to help.

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Tara Holm on Active Learning

Active Learning: Obstacles to implementation and sustainability. A presentation by Tara Holm in a panel discussion run by the Education Advancement Foundation, August 2, 2016.

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Tara Holm Addresses Project NExT Fellows

Tara Holm addresses a new class of Project NeXT Fellows, August 2, 2016: Teaching Math* in the 21st Century

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Chronicle of Higher Education on TPSE Math

4-Part Plan Seeks to Fix Mathematics Education
by Dan Berrett
April 10, 2016
(Original here. Reprinted with permission.)

Math is a stumbling block for many students, and instruction may be part of the reason why.

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Tara Holm on the AMS Committee on Education

A presentation by Tara Holm at the Texas Geometry and Topology Conference, 20 February 2016: Reflections on the AMS Committee on Education

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Brit Kirwan Named Senior Advisor to TPSE Math

Dr. William E. (Brit) Kirwan, Chancellor Emeritus of the University System of Maryland, has been appointed as Senior Advisor to TPSE Math, effective August 11, 2015.

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Rethinking Postsecondary Placement Policies and Processes

by Uri Treisman

My Dana Center colleague, Jenna Cullinane, and Jobs For the Future’s Lara Couturier have released a powerful report, A Call to Action to Improve Math Placement Policies and Processes. Their call to action offers six recommendations for how states and their public colleges might revise math placement policies, processes, and supports to ensure that STEM-interested students realize their professional aspirations.

I warmly encourage you to take a look.

 

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An Update on TPSE Math Activities and Plans

Mark Green, Tara Holm, and Uri Treisman presented an update on TPSE Math's activities and plans at the Council Meeting of the Conference Board for the Mathematical Sciences at ASA Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 1, 2015. Click here to view their PowerPoint presentation.

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Discussion with Math Societies & Associations, JMM, San Antonio, January 10, 2015

TPSE Math convened an informal two-hour workshop at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio, Texas in January 2015. This followed a similar workshop at the 2014 JMM in Baltimore, Maryland; a three-day, national-scale meeting at the University of Texas at Austin in June 2014; and a regional meeting at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in November 2014. 

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