Conversations Among Colleagues:
Collaborating to Improve the Mathematical Education of Our Students was held
Friday, March 24, 2006
at the University of Michigan School of Education in Ann Arbor.
The conference featured a keynote address by Patricio
Herbst, University of Michigan, and Daniel Chazan, University
of Maryland. Herbst and Chazan collaborate on ThEMat: Thought
Experiments in Mathematics Teaching.
The conference was designed to foster communication among the many
parties responsible for the mathematics education of teachers in
Michigancollege and university mathematicians and mathematics educators,
K12 mathematics supervisors, curriculum directors, and classroom
teachers who mentor teacher interns.
The 2006 Conversations Among Colleagues was jointly sponsored by
* Center for Mathematics Education at the University of MichiganDearborn,
* Mathematical Association of America Preparing Mathematicians to
Educate Teachers program (MAAPMET),
* Michigan Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM),
* Michigan Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (MichMATYC),
* Michigan Mathematics Teacher Educators
(MMTE),
* Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAAMI),
* Michigan State University Division of Science and Mathematics
Education
and hosted by the Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics,
School of Education, Department of Mathematics, and Department of
Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
