Math Is Awesome: Let’s Teach so Our Students Get It

Gail Burrill

• ShadowCon Session

Friday, April 15, 2016 | 5:00PM – 6:30PM
Room: Marriott Yerba Buena 7

An “aha” moment in a classroom is a great goal to have. What can we as teachers do to make them happen and how can we use the wisdom of others to help us create the space students need to get there? Let’s look at some advice from the field.

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Gail Burrill

Gail Burrill

Currently an Academic Specialist in the Program for Mathematics Education at Michigan State University, Gail Burrill was a secondary teacher and department chair in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin for over 28 years. She received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, served as President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and as Director of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board. Burrill co-chaired the College Board Commission on the Calculus Framework and is currently a member of the College Board’s Advanced Placement Calculus Development Committee. She directs the Teachers Program component of the Park City Mathematics Institute, chairs the United States National Commission on Mathematical Instruction, and is a T3 National Instructor. Her research interests are statistics education, the use of technology in teaching mathematics, and professional development for mathematics teachers.

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