TERC Presents: Upcoming Conferences

March 8, 2006

TERC researchers, curriculum developers, and professional development specialists will be giving presentations and workshop sessions at several conferences this spring and summer. Look for them at the following events.

Council of State Science Supervisors Meeting

April 2-5, 2006, Anaheim, CA
Dan Barstow (TERC) will be presenting on the topic of Earth Science as the premier high school lab course

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference

April 6-9, 2006, Anaheim, CA

April 6, 2006: Earth Science by Design
Harold McWilliams (TERC), Carla McAuliffe (TERC)

April 6, 2006: Making Measurements and Annotating Change in Satellite Images
Carla McAuliffe (TERC), LuAnn Dahlman (TERC)

April 7, 2006: When Is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phylankton Bloom in the Gulf of Maine
Carla McAuliffe (TERC), Denise Blaha (University of New Hampshire), Amy Holt Cline (Morse Hall)

April 8, 2006: A Case of Questions, Inquiry, and Learning
Susan Doubler (TERC), Sally Crissman (TERC), David Carraher (TERC)

April 8, 2006: Astrobiology: An Integrated Science Curriculum that Captures Student Interest
Jeff Lockwood (TERC)

April 9, 2006: Eyes in the Sky: Bringing Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) into the Classroom
Carla McAuliffe (TERC), LuAnn Dahlman (TERC)

NSTA Special Conference—Science Assessment: Research and Practical Approaches
April 6, 2006: Using Science Assessment Data to Improve Results: The Power of Collaborative Inquiry
Nancy Love (TERC)

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting

April 7-11, 2006, San Francisco, CA

April 7, 2006: Self/Other Beliefs in the Development of Digital Fluency in Technology Novices and Adepts
R. Michelle Green (TERC)

April 7, 2006: Learning as Cultural Process: Expanding the Conversation on Culture and Learning
Session Participants: Carol D. Lee (Northwestern University), Kris Gutierrez (University of California-Los Angeles), Norma E. Gonzalez (University of Utah), Barbara Rogoff (University of California-Santa Cruz), Margaret Beale Spencer (University of Pennsylvania), Beth Warren (TERC), Ann Rosebery (TERC), Na'ilah Suad Nasir (Stanford University), Marjorie F. Orellana (University of California-Los Angeles)

April 8, 2006: Learning Science Online: What Matters for Women Science Teachers
Elizabeth Rowe (TERC), Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC)

April 8, 2006: Jim Kaput and the Algebrafication of Arithmetic
David Carraher (TERC)

April 8, 2006: Designing and Testing Measures of Adult Developmental Difference to Study Teachers’ Math Professional Development Experiences
James Hammerman (TERC), Rebecca N. Mitchell

April 8, 2006: "I Need to Know the Difference..." Contesting Official Science Texts With Local Knowledge
Josiane Hudicourt-Barnes (TERC)

April 8, 2006: Fantasy and Hybridity in the Science Classroom
Beth Warren (TERC), Ann Rosebery (TERC), Suzanne Pothier (King Open School)

April 9, 2006: Learning Science Online: A Descriptive Study of Online Science Courses for Teachers
Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC), Elizabeth Rowe (TERC), Polly Hubbard (TERC), Stacey Leibowitz (TERC)

April 9, 2006: Early Algebra, Learning, and Development
Analucia Schliemann (Tufts University), David Carraher (TERC), Barbara Brizuela (Tufts), Mara Martinez (Tufts), Darrell Earnest (University of California-Berkeley), Anne Goodrow (Rhode Island College), Gabrielle Alexis Cayton (Tufts), Camille Burnett (Tufts)

April 9, 2006: Personality, Race, Age, and the Development of Digital Fluency
R. Michelle Green (TERC)

April 9, 2006: A Sociocultural Perspective on Children’s Mathematical Reasoning With Programmable Media
Paula Hooper (TERC)

April 10, 2006: A Schema for Approaches to Using Distributional Data to Compare Groups
Andee Rubin (TERC), James Hammerman (TERC)

April 10, 2006: Critical Exploration and Teacher Education
Eleanor R. Duckworth (Harvard Graduate School of Education), William M. Shorr (HGSE), Paula Hooper (TERC), Bonnie Tai (College of the Atlantic), Lisa Schneier (University of Massachusetts-Boston), Jessie Auger (Boston Public Schools)

April 10, 2006: Teaching and Learning Middle-Grades Science with GIS: Multiple Research Perspectives on Learning with Visual Data
Discussant: Ann Rosebery (TERC)

April 11, 2006: The Evolution of Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge: What Should We Be Paying Attention To?
David Carraher (TERC)

April 11, 2006: Black Middle-Class Student Encounters With Racism in College
Carol Wright (TERC)

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference

April 24-26, 2006, St. Louis, MO

April 26, 2006: Supporting Future Leaders: The Journey
Linda D. Gregg (TERC), Myriam Steinback (TERC) April 26, 2006: Access and Equity: Problems and Questions for Leaders to Ponder
Myriam Steinback (TERC), Janice V. Rook, (Boston Public Schools), Michelle J. Perch (Clark County School District, Las Vegas)

Adult Numeracy Network (ANN) (an affiliate of NCTM) Annual Meeting

April 26, 2006, Houston, TX
Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC) will be presenting on the topic of geometry in adult numeracy

Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) National Conference

April 27-29, 2006, Houston, TX

April 27, 2006: How to Deal with Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals and Percents in ABE Math Class: "EMPower"-ing Ideas
Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC)

April 28, 2006: Numeracy Data from ALL and AEPS: What Can We Use?
Myrna Manly (Numeracy Consultant), Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC)

International Conference on Teaching Statistics

July 2-7, 2006, Salvador, Brazil

July 6, 2006: Saying the Same (Or a Different) Thing: How Shape Affects Ideas About Distribution in a Software Exploration Environment
James Hammerman (TERC), Andee Rubin (TERC)

July 7, 2006: Exploring Informal Inference with Interactive Visualization Software
Andee Rubin (TERC), James Hammerman (TERC), Cliff Konold (University of Massachusetts)