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National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Regional

Conference

Exposition

Richmond, Virginia

October 11–12, 2007

”Exploring Mathematical Horizons”

HOSTS: Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics and

Greater Richmond Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Exhibits

Commercial exhibits will be on display in Hall A at the Greater

Richmond Convention Center during the following times:

Thursday, October 11 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Friday, October 12 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Strands

• Math Specialist/Coach SC

What exactly does a mathematics specialist or coach do? What impact do they have on teaching practices and students’ achievement? Mathematics specialists and coaches are engaged in the process of helping teachers in their schools incorporate high quality teaching into daily practice. Presenters will share programs, strategies, and materials used in coaching, practice-based professional development, and school-based leadership for teacher leaders.

Thursday

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

4. Coaching: What Do Mathematics Coaches Know, and How Do They Learn It?

(Teachers of Teachers) Session SCSC

This presentation will highlight the role of coaching and the issues of professional development for coaches. Participants will have opportunities to engage mathematics and group discussion through the lens of a coach-written case. They will be introduced to new professional development materials for mathematics specialists and coaches designed to support the major themes of their work.

Amy Morse

Education Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts

B21 B (Richmond Convention Center) Capacity: 300

5. Helping Students Understand the Processes of Addition and Subtraction

(Pre-K–2) Session SCC

This session will have attendees involved in activities and using manipulatives to do addition and subtraction. These activities are designed to be used as introductory materials to help students in their initial understanding of what it means to add and subtract.

Marsha Dale Campbell

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Gena Wills Riley

Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama

Capital Ballroom Salon 5 (Marriott) Capacity: 160

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