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Gene Klotz

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Re: G.Center Conf.: Schedule
Posted: Jan 25, 2005 9:53 PM
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Geometry Center Conference

SCHEDULE as of 7/9

"A" and "B" refer to parallel sessions, with "//" used between for
reinforcement.

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THURSDAY MORNING What geometry?

9:00 Welcome, Al Marden, director of the Geometry Center
9:15 (still tentative) Bill Thurston "What are the critical ideas in
geometry
education?"
10:00 Panel "What geometry should teachers teach?" Paul Goldenberg, Jim
King
Jorge Lopez (or Italo Dejter), Jack Sorteberg
11:00 Break
11:30 Brief small group discussions: "What do teachers need? What can
teachers
and software developers do for each other?"

THURSDAY AFTERNOON What geometry? / Geometry education research context
1:00 Panel: "Far-out geometry (i.e. not traditional euclidean): what
should be
in the curriculum? Where? How?"
Tom Banchoff, Bjorn Felsager(?), Wally Feuerzeig, Jeff Weeks
2:00 Break
2:30 Rich Lehrer and Cathy Jacobson "A brief and critical tour of ideas
in
geometry education"
3:15 Discussion between Rich Lehrer and Alan Hoffer on the van Heile
Levels.

Software Demonstrations
A.
4:00 Judith Cederberg and Martha Wallace:
"Exploring Geometry: a Software Overview"
5:00 Craig Solomson "Geometric Golfer"
//
B.
4:00 Bjorn Felsager and Mette Vedelsby "Multigraph"; working together
with
Beverly West, "3DAnalyzer, a piece of MacMath, and Complex Paint"
5:00 Jim Flanders "TI Geometry"

THURSDAY EVENING Software Demonstrations
A.
8:00 Wally Feuerzeig "MultiMap, Function Machines"
8:30 Ken Koedinger "ANGLE, a geometry proof tutor
//
B.
8:00 Nick Jackiw and Jean-Marie Laborde:
Advanced demonstrations of Sketchpad and Cabri

FRIDAY MORNING Models / 3D and Beyond / Teaching and Technology
A. Models/Manipulatives (there will be associated exhibits by Magnus
Wenninger
and by BioCrystal)
9:00 Nat Friedman "Two and Three- Dimentional Constructions
and Natural Fractal Art"
9:30 Istvan Lenart "Spherical Geometry"
//
B. 3D and Beyond
9:00 Mike Battista, "3D geometry in the primary grades"
9:30 Alan Hoffer "3D geometry in computers and in children's heads"
10:00 Tom Banchoff "Beyond the 3rd dimension"

A. Teaching and Technology: Secondary
10:00 Paul Froschel "Spiral Problems"
11:00 Wally Feuerzeig "Iterated maps in computer-aided inquiry"
11:30 Bjorn Felsager and Mette Vedelsby "Teaching Geometry in Grade
10-12,
A Danish Perspective"
//
B. Teaching and Technology: Primary
11:00 Douglas Clements, Julie Meredith, Mike Battista
"Students' development of length and turn measurement concepts in
a
computer-based unit on geometric paths"
11:30 Julie Meredith and Douglas Clements
"Design of a Logo Environment for Elementary Geometry"

FRIDAY AFTERNOON Teaching and Technology / Introducing Change
A. Teaching and Technology: Secondary
1:00 Jorge Lopez and Italo Dejter "Using supersupposer for conjectures"
1:30 Jean-Marie Laborde "Supporting mental imagery for science teaching
using
Cabri-geom`tre type software".
//
B. Introducing Change
1:00 Jim King "Turning teachers on to new technology"
1:15 Tom Berger "Structural problems of curriculum implementation"
1:45 Barbara Janson "What are the barriers to effective change?"

A. Teaching and Technology: Secondary
2:45 Jim King "Examples of how software can change teaching"
3:15 Jeff Weeks "Intuition before theory" (Manifolds)
//
B. Introducing Change
2:45 Richard Allen, Judith Cederberg, Martha Wallace
"The St. Olaf Project: A Model for Teacher Development"

4:00 Ideas for Software
Wally Feuerzeig "Software for supporting topology"
Ken Koedenger "Combining discovery and proof:
tools and tutoring support"
Steve Rasmussen "Design for a spherical drawing program"

FRIDAY EVENING Software
8:00 Dave Thomas "Collage" [CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS]
8:30 Tamar Munzner and Mark Phillips: Geometry Center demonstration of
software and videos.

SATURDAY MORNING Educational software developent / Visualization /
Assessment
A. Educational software development
9:00 Dan Watt "Software tools for the elementary curriculum"
(Yes, it belongs on Friday, but Dan isn't arriving in time).
9:30 Paul Goldenberg "The interaction between curriculum development and
software development"
10:00 Nick Jackiw "Software development"
//
B. Visualization
9:00 Beverly West, "Some questions about visualization"
9:30 Bill Finzer "Some geometric visualizations in other areas of
mathematics"
10:00 Dave Thomas "Visualization in the sciences" [CANCELLED DUE TO
ILLNESS]

A. Educational software development
11:00 June Mark and Paul Goldenberg "Curriculum units in progress;
The Curriculum Map Maker"
//
B. Assessment
11:00 Dick Lesh "Assessing Geometric Understandings in Real Life
Settings"

SATURDAY AFTERNOON The curriculum development projects

1:00 Elementary curriculum development projects:
Mike Battista (TERC), Phil Wagreich (TIMS)

2:15 Middle school curriculum development projects:
Kathy Burgis (Michigan State), Jim Middleton (NCRMSE), Dan Watt
(EDC),
Johnny Lott (SIMMS and STEM)
3:45 High school curriculum development projects.
Jim Flanders (Western Michigan), Bill Berlinghoff (the Hartford
Alliance),
Ed Anderson and Bill Finzer (IMP)

SUNDAY
9:00 A. Dan Watt "How teachers can and should participate in research
on
teaching and learning geometry with technology"
//
B. Herb Clemens: "University support of pre-college education"

10:00 Jim Blinn: "Design Issues"
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NB: Notes of talks, panels, and discussions will be posted on the Forum
each day.




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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