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POSTPONED: Math Education Conference

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Date(s) - March 28, 2020
8:00 am - 1:30 pm


Penn Highlands Richland


20/20 Vision: A Focus on the Future of Mathematics Education

Sponsored by PSMATYC and LHMA
Act 48 Credits Available (4 hours)
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8:00-8:30am – Registration (Coffee & Pastries)
8:30-8:45am – Welcome

Session 1: 9:00-9:50am

Big, Wide World: Supporting Math and Science Skills through Spatial Learning and Talk
Shasta Wagner, Early Childhood, Room C206

Integrate Problem Solving, Technology and Math Modeling Using Data Involving Important Social Issues
Tom Reardon, MS-College, Room C220

A Statistical Profile of Johnstown
Paul Ricci, General, Room C232

Integration Can Be Puzzling
Stacey Corle & Leigh Ann Haefner, Elementary-College-General, Room C218

Session 2: 10:00-10:50am

Pedagogical Innovation in Education: Utilizing Co-curricular Business Concepts in Traditional Classes
Joshua Beck, PK-College, Room C232

Creative Math Ideas That You Need to Teach in Grades 8-12 for ACT/SAT That Are NOT in Textbooks
Tom Reardon, MS-College, Room C220

Introduction to Actuarial Science
Dr. Janet Walker, HS-College, Room C218

The Half of a Whole Task
Dr. Kate Remillard, PK-Elementary, Room C206

Session 3: 11:00-11:50am

Number Sense Assessment
Dr. Valerie N. Long, PK-MS, Room C218

Using Free Desmos Activities: Explore Graphing with Online Games
Dr. Becky Piscitella, MS-College, Room C220

Mathematics in the Chemistry Classroom
Joseph A. O’Brien, HS-College, Room C236

Working with Students Who Identify as Transgender/Gender Fluid/Agender
Sarah M. Barrett, LCSW, General, Room C232

12:00-12:30pm – Lunch
12:30-1:30pm – Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rose Mary Zbiek, Open the Door: Let the Mathematics Out and the World In

NOTE: Participants will be issued certificates of attendance to be used for ACT 48 verification. Your school district must add LHMA to its ACT 48 plan.