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The CME Showcase provides access to electronic versions of presentation slides and other resources used in presentations by CME staff at conferences and workshops.
Recent CME Presentations
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Massachusetts Mathematics Association of Teacher Educators (MassMATE),

Al Cuoco 

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"Mathematicians Working with Teachers," February 21, 2008  
Presentation Slides (PDF) Handout 1 (PDF) Handout 2 (PDF) 

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"Some Ideas for Fourth Year Courses," February 26, 2008  
Presentation Slides (PDF) Handout 1 (PDF) Handout 2 (PDF) 
Glenn Stevens, Boston University
·Panel Introduction Presentation Slides (PDF) Gail Burrill, Park City Mathematics Institute
·Presentation Slides (PDF) Al Cuoco, Focus on Mathematics
·Presentation Slides (PDF) Jim Lewis, Math in the Middle
·Presentation Slides (PDF) Bill McCallum, Arizona Teacher Institute ·Presentation Slides (PDF)
Al Cuoco
·"Linear Algebra and Geometry: Advanced Mathematics for More Students," Presentation Slides (PDF) ·"Building a Community of Mathematicians, Teachers, and Educators," Presentation Slides (PDF  4.6 Mb) Project NExT Panel, "Helping students develop mathematical habits of minds without compromising key concepts from the syllabus" (organized by Kien Lim and Kristin Camenga)
Panel Overview (PDF)
Introduction, Presentation Slides (PDF) ·Al Cuoco, Presentation Slides (PDF) ·Annie Selden, Presentation Slides (PDF) ·Hyman Bass, Presentation Slides (PDF) ·Guershon Harel, Presentation Slides (PDF)
Ryota Matsuura and Sarah Sword, "Computer algebra systems and high school mathematics." 

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Jean Benson and Doreen Kilday, "How does the bank figure the monthly payment on a loan?" 

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Bowen Kerins, "The mathematics behind game shows." 

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Al Cuoco, "Mathematical induction and other stuff." 

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Paul Goldenberg, "Short Introduction to CMEP Geometry"
 Presentation (Powerpoint) (PDF)
 Associated Geometer's Sketchpad files
 Circular Pool
 Burning Tent
 Goemetric Invariants
 Distance by Continuity (triangle conjecture)
 Area by Continuity (triangle conjecture)
"Developing ContentBased Masters Programs for Inservice Mathematics Teachers." Panelists: Steve Benson, EDC and University of New Hampshire; Trisha Bergthold, San Jose State University; Karen Marrongelle, (presider), Portland State University; Joe Yanik, Emporia State University.
 Steve Benson
 Joe Yanik
 Presentation Slides (pdf)
 Tutorial on Solving Polynomial Equations (pdf)
 Program Description (pdf)
Steve Benson & Neil Portnoy (University of New Hampshire), "Infusing Connections into Core Courses for Secondary Teachers," Minicourse #2
Kevin Waterman & Gosia Brothers (Texas Instruments), "Curriculum and Technology: Evolving Together." Presentation Slides (pdf)
Kevin Waterman, James Fey (University of Maryland), M. Kathleen Heid (The Pennsylvania State University), Zalman Usiskin (University of Chicago), Natalie Jakucyn (Moderator Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL),
"U.S. CAS–Active Curriculum Panel." Kevin Waterman's Opening Slides (pdf)
Deborah Rosenfeld, "Capturing, Sustaining, and Transferring Curiosity," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Al Cuoco, Bowen Kerins, Sarah Sword, & Kevin Waterman, "Computer Algebra Systems: Tools for Developing Algebraic Habits of Mind," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Wayne Harvey, Al Cuoco, Steve Benson, Sarah Sword, Kathy Bodie & Glenn Stevens, "Fostering Sustainable Mathematical Learning Communities of Teachers and Administrators," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Deborah Rosenfeld, "Successful Outcomes For All: The Essential Kindergarten Curriculum," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Al Cuoco, Bowen Kerins, Sarah Sword, & Kevin Waterman, "CME Project: Promoting Mathematical Habits of Mind in High School," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Sarah Sword and Anne Marie Marshall, "Mathematics for Mathematics Educators," Presentation Slides (pdf)
Sarah Sword (for Eden Badertscher), "Expanding Notions of What We Consider Mathematics Content," Presentation slides (pdf)
Steve Benson, "Connecting Postsecondary and Secondary Mathematics: Content for Preservice Teacher Courses," Presentation slides (pdf)
Bowen Kerins,"Teaching and Learning Mathematics in a CAS Enriched Environment: College Algebra to Real Analysis," Presentation slides (pdf)
Building and Sustaining Communities of Mathematicians and Teachers, AMS/MAA/MER Special Session organized by Sarah Sword and Steve Benson
 Al Cuoco and Glenn Stevens, "Building a Community of Mathematicians, Teachers, and Educators," Presentation slides (pdf)
» Geometer's Sketchpad files used in presentation Max Warshauer, Hiroko Warshauer Terry McCabe, Alex White, "Creating Math Learning Communities," Presentation slides (pdf)
 Ben Sinwell, "A Teacher's Perspective on Communities of Mathematicians and Teachers," Presentation slides (pdf)
Al Cuoco, "Promoting Mathematical Habits in High School: Some Snapshots," Presentation slides (pdf)
Al Cuoco, "Applications of CAS (and other) Technology to Topics in High School Mathematics," Presentation slides (pdf)
Steve Benson & Karen Graham (University of New Hampshire), "Infusing Connections into Core Courses for Secondary Teachers," Minicourse #2
Presentation slides (pdf), Activities shared during minicourse (pdf)
Wayne Harvey, "PCMI Designing and Implementing Professional Development," Presentation slides (PDF)
Al Cuoco, "Mathematics for Teaching: A Taxonomy for Professional Development," Presentation slides (PDF)
Al Cuoco, "Matematica per Progettare i Problemi: Matematica Applicata all' Insegnamento" (translation by Anna BaccagliniFrank), Presentation slides (PDF)
Al Cuoco, "The Mathematics of Pleasing Problems: Mathematics Applied to Teaching." Presentation Slides (PDF)
Anna BaccagliniFrank, Al Cuoco, Bowen Kerins, Sarah Sword, Audrey Ting, Kevin Waterman, "Some Tested Approaches to Topics in High School Mathematics." Presentation Slides (PDF), Handouts (PDF)
Eric E. Karnowski, "Practice with a Purpose: How Do I Teach the Basics without Boredom?", Handout Packet (PDF)
Paisley Rossetti, "Skills or Understanding? Why Not Both?" Powerpoint, Handout Packet (PDF)
Deborah Rosenfeld and Suenita Lawrence, "Stop Pulling Teeth: How to Extract Students' Mathematical Thinking." Powerpoint, Handout Packet (PDF)
Sarah Sword, Dan Chazan, Eden Badertscher, Christy Graybeal, Mike Lueke, Ann Marie Marshall, "A Course for Ph.D. Students in Mathematics Education at the University of Maryland's MidAtlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning." (Poster Session) Powerpoint, PDF
Wayne Harvey, Glenn Stevens, Al Cuoco, Steve Benson, and Sarah Sword, "Focus on Mathematics: Lessons Learned from a WideRanging Partnership of Grade 512 Teachers, Administrators, and Professional Mathematicians." Presentation Slides (PDF) (8.7 Mb file)
Sarah Sword, "What Would Justin Do?", Mathematics Presentation, Powerpoint, PDF
Steve Benson, "Putting the Focus on Mathematics: Contentbased Professional Development for Grade 512 Teachers." (Powerpoint) (PDF)
Sarah Sword (with Dan Chazan), "Research Experiences in Mathematics for Mathematics Educators." (Powerpoint) (PDF)
Al Cuoco, Mathematics for Teaching: Suggestions for Mathematics Programs for Teachers
Steve Benson,"Infusing Connections into Core Courses for Future Secondary Teachers," MAA Minicourse #3
Steve Benson, "Seeing Mathematical Connections in Courses for Preservice Teachers (and Other Mathematics Majors)"
Al Cuoco, "Functions, Tables, and Combination Locks"
Jean Benson and Nina Shteingold, "Making Time for Problem Solving and Also Building Basic Skills" (handouts)
Steve Benson and Al Cuoco, "Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics," MAA Poster Session on Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Steve Benson, "1, 4, 9, What's next? 42, of course!"
 presentation slides(PDF)
 Workshop activities (PDF)
Bowen Kerins, "Patterns, tables, and combination locks"
 presentation slides (PDF)
Al Cuoco, "CAS and Curriculum: Real Improvement or Deja Vu All Over Again?"
Al Cuoco
Paul Goldenberg & Andrea Humez, "Using Classroom Practice for Teachers' Professional LearningTeachers Learning by Doing"
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Al Cuoco, "Algebra for Teaching: Lessons Learned on the Job (PDF)Paul Goldenberg, "Algebra Sweetly, or Developing Algebraic Ideas while Learning Arithmetic"
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Steve Benson and Al Cuoco, "Seeing the Connections: Promoting Profound Understanding of Secondary Mathematics," Presentation slides
Al Cuoco, "Mathematical Methods: Topics in Precalculus and Discrete Mathematics,"
"Connecting with Mathematics",
Steve Benson and Al Cuoco, "Developing Algebraic Thinking in High School", (PDF)
Steve Benson and Karen Marrongelle, "Mathematical Olympians: Who are they, where are they from, and how did they get where they are?", (PDF)
Mathematical Habits of Mind for Young Children, E. Paul Goldenberg, Nina Shteingold, Nannette Feurzeig, appearing in Teaching mathematics through problem solving : prekindergartengrade 6, ed. Frank Lester, NCTM, 2003
Habits of Mind: An Organizing Principle of Mathematics Curriculum , Al Cuoco, Paul Goldenberg, and June Mark, prepublication version
(later published in Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 15(4), 375402)
Samples from PROMYS and PCMI
PDF files from recent PROMYS and PCMI seminars
The Mathematics of Finance, Al Cuoco and Marvin Friedman