ATMIM Spring Conference 2014

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Hopedale Jr.-Sr. High School

25 Adin St., Hopedale, MA

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Keynote Speaker

Ann Marie Condike

Mathematics Professional Development Coordinator, MA DESE

Getting Ready for the PARCC Assessment - Implications for Curriculum and Instruction


See below for a partial list of session speakers.  This page will be updated as new information becomes available.



General Session

Anne Collins – Lesley University

Formative Assessment Addresses Mathematical Practices

 New Teacher Sessions

3 Sessions devoted entirely to new teachers
facilitated by Anne Collins, Nancy Johnson and Neelia Jackson


Kate Damon – Digi-Block

The Digi-Block Method: Hands-On Place Value, Number Sense, and Operations


Pamela Halpern – Salem State University

Stories and  Games and Math - Oh My!

Kate Marin - Westwood Public Schools

Beyond A+B=C: Building Algebraic Thinking in the Early Grades


Jill Milton – Norwood Public Schools

Essentials for Developing Early Numeracy 



Lisa Mikus – Newton Public Schools

Digging Deeper: Developing Learning Experiences with Greater Cognitive Complexity that Kids will Actually Enjoy!


Rob Nickerson – ORIGO Education

Building Links Between Addition and Subtraction: Concepts and Number Facts


Rob Nickerson – ORIGO Education

Be Strategic: Tools for Multiplication and Division


Kit Norris – Southborough MA

Number Lines: A Gift from Common Core

Susan Schneider and Sarah Clark - Marblehead

STEMming Between the Classroom and Reality in Grades K-3

Middle School

David Bau and Ellen Metzger – Lincoln Public Schools

Introducing Pencil – Helping teach kids to use programming as they use a pencil

John Bookston - Arlington High School (ret)
Problem Solving in Middle School Using Real World Problems: Satisfying You, Your Students and the Common Core


Cathy Draper – The Math Studio

Making Connections Is The Key To Activities That Have Staying Power


Neelia Jackson - Boston Public Schools (ret.)

Manila Math: Math for Real

Margaret Kenney – Boston College (ret)

Mathematics and Art: A Viable Connection for All to Enjoy


Christopher Scott – Cumberland,RI Public Schools

Learning Progressions, Technology and the Common Core


Shawn Towle – NCTM Affiliate Services Committee

Engaging Students in the Math Practices with FREE Technology from NCTM


Barbara West – Manchester Center, VT (ret)

Making Middle School Math Come Alive with Games & Activities

High School

Don Barry – Phillips Academy

Making Indirect Proof Feel Natural


Donald Cameron – Brooks School

Rethinking Mathematics Education In the New Era


Jim Donatelli – Texas Instruments

CCSS Mathematical Practices-"Use Appropriate 

Tools Strategically" with TI-84 and TI-Nspire Technology


Cara Goldberg – Boston University

“Math: Out of the Classroom, Into the World!”


Joel Jacob – Phillips Academy

Applied Archaeology - using statistics to 

understand the archaeology of the southwest; using trigonometry to triangulate and map a historic site


Nancy Johnson - Hopedale Public Schools


Richard Larson – MIT

MIT BLOSSOMS: Math by Critical Thinking and Real World Applications


Jim Matthews – Siena College

Geometry and Algebra – Make the Connection with Five Great Problems


Jim Matthews – Siena College

Before or After the AP Exam – An Incredible Problem Connecting Probability and Calculus


Leanna Russell – Whitman-Hansen Regional Schools

Activities and Lessons to Model Algebraic Concepts


Barbara West – Manchester Center, VT (ret)

Fun Functions:  Making Functions Active and Interesting 


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