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