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Topic: Geometry Center Software Conference
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Gene Klotz

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Registered: 12/3/04
Geometry Center Software Conference
Posted: Jan 25, 2005 9:53 PM
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A very tentative schedule follows for the Geometry Center software
conference to be held in Minneapolis from July 15 - July 18.

Several people who are unable to attend are planning to post abstracts or
talks they would give, were they able. Abstracts and articles to be
presented will also be posted as people submit them. There will be
several "roving reporters" who will post material from the conference,
and questions posted on the Forum will be discussed at the conference.

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(NB: many talks and presentations have yet to be filled in)

WEDNESDAY:
Informal reception in place of residence.

THURSDAY
(Tentative) Bill Thurston "What are the critical ideas in geometry
education?"
Panel "What geometry should teachers teach?"
Small group discussions: "What do teachers need to know? What do they
need to
learn? What do they want to get out of this conference?" (There
will
be a number of teachers in attendance who have experience with a
variety of geometry software, etc.)
Rich Lehrer et al: "A brief and critical tour of ideas in geometry
education."
Panel: "Far-out geometry (i.e. not traditional euclidean): what should
be
in the curriculum? Where? How?"
Demonstrations of software, including a comparison by Judith Cederberg
and Martha Wallace.

FRIDAY
Issues in Software Development. Nick Jackiw, among others, will present
his
ideas on the software development process.
Beverly West: "Some questions about visualization"
Manipulatives: real objects for geometric visualization.
Assessment. Dick Lesh and others.
Other talks.
Forum for ideas for visualization software and materials
Geometry Center demonstration of software and videos.

SATURDAY
Geometric visualization in the sciences.
Other talks.
The curriculum development projects will discuss their geometry
components,
what they need for visualization tools, and what they are
developing.

SUNDAY
Herb Clemens "University support of pre-college education"
(Tentative) Jim Blinn: "Design Issues"
thereafter: informal trying out of software and discussions.
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Date Subject Author
1/25/05
Read Geometry Center Software Conference
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read Geometry Center Software Conference Talks
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Introducing Change
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Introducing Change
Tom Berger
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Demonstration: NCSA Collage
David Thomas
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology
Jeff Weeks
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology
Jorge Lopez
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Panel: What Geometry Should Teachers Teach?
Paul Goldenberg
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Panel: What Geometry Should Teachers Teach?
Claire Groden
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Idea presentation
Bill Finzer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Abs.: Design issues
James Blinn
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Educational software development
Paul Goldenberg, June Mark
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Educational software development
June Mark
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Geometry education research context
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology: Primary
Douglas Clements
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology: Primary
Julie Meredith
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Demonstration: TI Geometry
Jim Flanders
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Panel: The Curriculum Development Projects
Jim Flanders
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf.: Schedule
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: University support of pre-college education
Herb Clemens
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Spiral problems
Paul Froeschl
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: Models
Gene Klotz
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Visualization
Bill Finzer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: 3D and Beyond
Mike Battista
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf. Abs.: 3D and Beyond
Alan Hoffer
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology
Wally Feurzeig
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Introducing Change
Martha Wallace
1/25/05
Read G. Center Conf. Abs: Software demonstrations
Kenneth Koedinger
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Teaching and technology
James King
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Thurston's Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Misc. Comments
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read Anecdotes and Musings from the Geom. Center Software Conf.
Claire Groden
1/25/05
Read Anecdotes and Musings from Geom. Center Softw. Conf.
Claire Groden
1/25/05
Read I took geometry in college and it was very different...
Jim Lynch
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Alan Hoffer's Talk
George Gross
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf.: Misc. Comments
Claire Groden
1/25/05
Read G.center Conf.: Panel: what geometry should teachers teach?
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Feuerzeig Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: King Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Weeks Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Janson Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Banchoff Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G. Center conf.:Lopez and Dejter Talk
George Gross
1/25/05
Read Geom. & Art at the software conf.
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G. Center Conf: Talks: Lehrer, Jacobson
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Istvan Lenart: 'Spherical Geometry'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.center Conf.: Jean-Marie Laborde: 'Supporting mental imagery...'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read Re: G.Center Conf. Abs.: Models
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Talk: Vedelsby and Felsager
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Battista Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Talk: Berger
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Demo: King
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Francis Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Demo: Watt
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: West Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Battista and Wagreich Talk
Evelyn Sander
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Talk: Burgis
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf: Demo: Koedenger
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Bill Finzer: 'Some geometric visualizations...'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Nick Jackiw: 'Software Development'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Mark & Goldenberg: 'Curriculum units in progress...'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Steve Rasmussen: 'Design for a spherical drawing program'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center conf: Talk: Watt
Laura Dorfman
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Jim Blinn: 'Design Issues'
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Suggestions for Materials Development Program
Asa Packer
1/25/05
Read G.Center Conf.: Thoughts on a Materials Development Program (LONG)
Gene Klotz

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