Who:  The Ohio State University at Lima
What: 
Ohio State Lima offers free seminar for math teachers
When:
  9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, February 28, 2004
Where: 
Galvin Hall, Room 310
Contact: 
Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284
 

For Immediate Release

February 24, 2004

CONTACT: Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284 or Jon Rockhold at (419) 995-8390

Ohio State Lima offers free seminar for math teachers

The Ohio State University at Lima will offer Practical Ideas for Making Math Work for ALL Students from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, February 28, 2004, in Galvin Hall, Room 310. Practical Ideas is an upbeat, example laden presentation that will model and explore a research-based set of practical strategies that enhance learning, help motivate students and raise test scores.

The seminar is free for teachers. To register, access the Ohio Department of Educations’ STARS system at webapp2.ode.state.oh.us/stars or call Chris at (419) 424-7499. For information about the program, contact Dr. Hea-Jin Lee at (419) 995-8269 or email at lee.1129@osu.edu. All materials and a 5.5 contact-hour certificate will be provided.

The presenter is Steve Leinwand, a principal research scientist at the American Institutes for Research in Washington DC. He is currently working on K-5 state assessments for Ohio, mathematics standards and assessments for the College Board, and the evaluation of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation small high school initiative. Leinwald is a former member of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council and is past president of the 2,600 member National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics. He has served on the NAEP National Assessment Item Development Panel, the New Standards Mathematics Advisory Committee, and chaired NCTM’s Professional Development and Status Advisory Committee. In addition, he served a three-year term on the NCTM Board of Directors.

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