Advancing the Next Generation in STEM: Rethinking K-12 Mathematics Teacher Education in the Era of High Stakes Education

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
LACC 304BC (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Julia Aguirre, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Washington Tacoma

Description: This session showcases innovative research in mathematics teacher education aimed to advance Latin@ and Native youth toward full representation in STEM. The presenters will discuss the promises and tensions K-12 teachers face in an era of high stakes education (i.e., common core, standardized tests) and implications for mathematics learning.

10:15 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:20 AM
Interest convergence or retrenchment: Culturally responsive mathematics teaching and the common core
Julia Aguirre, PhD , Associate Professor , University of Washington Tacoma
10:40 AM
Empowering prospective secondary teachers to take ownership: Mathematical modeling as leverage for defining mathematical pathways
Cynthia Anhalt, PhD , Director, Secondary Mathematics Education Program , University of Arizona
11:00 AM
It takes a village! A collaborative perspective on mathematics education reform
Sandra Crespo, PhD , Associate Professor , Michigan State University
11:20 AM
When professional development is not enough: Secondary mathematics teaching in an era of high stakes education
Rochelle Gutierrez, PhD , Professor , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign