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TERC Presents: 2007 Conferences

March 8, 2007

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.

Coalition for Earth Systems Education
March 2-3, 2007, Boulder, CO

Update on the Revolution in Earth and Space Science Education
Dan Barstow (TERC)

Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting
March 15-18, 2007, Philadelphia, PA

March 16: Obstacles to Black Middle Class Student Success: A Study in Cultural and Racial Tensions at Two Liberal Arts Colleges
Carol Wright (TERC)

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference
March 19-21, 2007, Atlanta, GA

March 21: Looking Deeply at Mathematical Ideas: A professional development model for supporting curriculum implementation
Beth Perry Brown (TERC), Arusha Hollister (TERC), Heather Daley (Boston Public Schools)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting
March 21-24, 2007, Atlanta, GA

March 22: How Could We Provide Access for All Students?
Myriam Steinback (TERC), Janice Rook, (Boston Public Schools-Retired) Michelle J. Perch, (Clark County, Nevada School District)

March 22: Making Practice Meaningful
Lucy Wittenberg (TERC), Erin Leidl (TERC), and Megan Murray (TERC)

NCTM Research Presession
March 19-21, 2007, Atlanta GA

March 20: Measuring the Impact of Professional Development
Traci L. Higgins (TERC), Courtney A. Bell (University of Connecticut), Susanne M. Wilson (Michigan State University), Young Oh (TERC), and D. Betsy McCoach (University of Connecticut)

March 21: Functions in the Elementary Grades: A Context for Work on Multiplication
Susan Jo Russell (TERC),Virginia Bastable (SummerMath for Teachers), Deborah Schifter (EDC)

Commission on Adult Basic Education National Conference
March 25, 2007, Philadelphia, PA

March 25: Building Operation Sense With Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC)

March 25: The Components of Numeracy
Lynda Ginsburg (Rutgers University), Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC)

Council of State Science Supervisors Meeting
March 25-28, 2007, St. Louis, MO

The Emerging Idea of Earth Science as a Capstone Course
Dan Barstow (TERC)

National Science Education Leadership Association Professional Development Institute
March 28, 2007, St. Louis, MO

March 28: Using Student Achievement Data to Inform Professional Development
Diana Nunnaley (TERC), Colleen Goss (East Tennessee Science Partnership), Terry Lashley (East Tennessee Science Partnership)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference
March 29 – April 1, 2007, St. Louis, MO

March 29: Investigating Earthquakes with a Geographic Information System
LuAnn Dahlman (TERC), Carla McAuliffe (TERC)

March 30: Earth Exploration Toolbook (EET)—Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole
Tamara Ledley (TERC)

March 30: Earth Exploration Toolbook Workshops: Learn and Earn! At-Home Professional Development for Using Digital Data and Analysis Tools
LuAnn Dahlman (TERC), Carla McAuliffe (TERC)

Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting
March 29 – April 1, 2007, Boston, MA

March 30: Conversations About Biology: Examining Contexts for Children's Learning Outside of the Classroom
Megan Bang (TERC)

American Education Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
April 9-13, 2007, Chicago, IL

April 8: An Ecological Framework for Examining Learning and Development as Cultural Practices
Session Participants: Carol D. Lee (Northwestern University), Barbara Rogoff (University of California - Santa Cruz), Margaret Beale Spencer (University of Pennsylvania), Na'ilah Suad Nasir (Stanford University), Kris Gutierrez (University of California - Los Angeles), Beth M. Warren (TERC), Na'ilah Suad Nasir (Stanford University), Rebecca Mejía Arauz (InstitutoTecnolόgico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente), Arnetha F. Ball (Stanford University), Megan Bang (TERC), Bryan Brayboy (University of Utah), Bryan A Brown (Stanford University), Maricela Correa-Chavez (University of California - Los Angeles), Susan R. Goldman (University of Illinois - Chicago), Noel Enedy (University of California - Los Angeles), Eva Lam (Northwestern University), Danny B. Martin (University of Illinois - Chicago), Douglas Medin (Northwestern University), Judit N. Moschkovich (University of California - Santa Cruz), Marjorie F. Orellana (University of California - Los Angeles), Barbara Rogoff (University of California - Santa Cruz), Ann Rosebery (TERC), Margaret Beale Spencer (University of Pennsylvania), Ellen Cei-Der Wang (Northwestern University)

April 9: Lesson Study for Accessible Science
Gillian M. Puttick (TERC), Karen Mutch-Jones (TERC), Erica Jablonski (Education Development Center), Daphne D. Minner (Education Development Center), Polly Hubbard (TERC), Marjorie Woodwell (TERC)

April 11: Navigating Cultural Practices Within and Across Settings: Methodological Implications for the Study of Learning and Development
Session Participants: Carol D. Lee (Northwestern University), Margaret Beale Spencer (University of Pennsylvania), Na'ilah Suad Nasir (Stanford University),Josiane Hudicourt-Barnes (TERC), Beth M. Warren (TERC), Ann Rosebery (TERC), Barbara Rogoff (University of California - Santa Cruz), Kris Gutierrez (University of California - Los Angeles), Maricela Correa-Chavez (University of California - Los Angeles), Douglas Medin (Northwestern University), Megan Bang (TERC), Norma Gonzalez (University of Arizona), Luis C. Moll (University of Arizona)

April 11: Engaging Undergraduates in Introductory Science and Engineering Courses: A Pilot Exploration of Project-Based Learning
Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC)

April 12: Learning Science Online: What Matters for Science Teachers?
Elizabeth Rowe (TERC), Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC)

April 13: Measuring the Effects of Professional Development: The Case of Developing Mathematical Ideas
Courtney A. Bell (University of Connecticut/ETS), Traci Higgins (TERC), D. Betsy McCoach (University of Connecticut), Young Oh (TERC), Suzanne M. Wilson (Michigan State University)

Museums and the Web
April 11-14, 2007, 2007, San Francisco, CA

April 13: Exploring Two Worlds: Windows on Earth and MarsQuest Online
Dan Barstow (TERC)

National Estuarine Research Reserve System
April 17, 2007, Homer, AK

Estuaries as a Rich Domain for Big Ideas - Curriculum Update
Dan Barstow (TERC)

International Symposium on Digital Earth
June 5-9, 2007, San Francisco, CA

Giving You the Astronaut's Experience
Dan Barstow (TERC)

International Society for Gesture Studies Conference
June 18-21, 2007, Evanston, Illinois

Gestures and Analogies in Physics
Tracy Noble (TERC)

International Research Forum on Statistical Reasoning, Thinking and Literacy
August 11-16, 2007, Warwick, England

Identity and Inference
Jim Hammerman (TERC)Andee Rubin (TERC)

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting
August 11-14, 2007, New York, NY

August 11: A Hidden Washington Story: Sociologists in “Natural” Science Organizations
Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC)