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Implementation of the Common Vision through the Eyes of the Teaching Practitioner
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 Export to Your Calendar 8/19/2020
When: 8/19/2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern
Where: Zoom
United States
Contact: AMATYC Office
901.333.5643


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Title:   Implementation of the Common Vision through the Eyes of the Teaching Practitioner

Speakers:
  Annette Cook, Denise Lujan, 
Julie Phelps, and Nancy Sattler 


Sponsored by:  
National Math Summit (NOSS, AMATYC, Charles A. Dana Center,
                                Carnegie Math Pathways/WestEd, MAA) / Standards Committee


Date:
  Wednesday, August 19th

Time:
  2:00 pm Eastern / 1:00 pm Central / 12:00 pm Mountain / 11:00 am Pacific


Description
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“The status quo is unacceptable.”  This is the running theme of “A Common Vision for Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Programs in 2025.”  A joint effort of five national mathematical organizations, this document is focused on modernizing undergraduate programs in the mathematical sciences.   After a brief history of the National Math Summit and overview of the Common Vision project, this webinar will focus on two of the five recommendations of the Common Vision:  scaling up of the use of evidence-based pedagogical methods and finding ways to remove barriers facing students at critical transition points (e.g., placement, transfer).  We will explore the responsibilities of institutions, departments, faculty, and students that allow the mathematics practitioners to collectively change the 'status quo' unacceptable practices.

 

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