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Jerry P. Becker

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Conference Announcement: CTRAS - Fuzhou, PRChina
Posted: Apr 21, 2013 3:55 PM
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The 5th Classroom Teaching Research for All Students Conference

Fuzhou, Fujian, China ---June 22 - June 25, 2013

Second Announcement

The Classroom Teaching Research for All Students
(CTRAS) Group consists of mathematics educators
from China (Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong), U.S.,
South Korea, Malaysia and Italy, which is led by
Prof. Shuhua An from California State University,
Long Beach. CTRAS Group focuses on identifying
common effective teaching strategies for ALL
students through deep research on the theory and
practice of mathematics classroom teaching.
Since it was initiated at the U.S.-Sino Workshop
in June 2008, CTRAS Group has consecutively
organized four annual conferences. Beijing Normal
University (2009), Hangzhou Normal University
(2010), Changshu Institute of Technology (2011),
and Guangxi Normal University (2012) hosted these
conferences respectively. Fujian Normal
University will host the 5th Classroom Teaching
Research for All Students Conference in summer

1. Date: June 22-June 25, 2013 (Registration: June 22; Departure: June 25)

2. Location: Cangshan Campus, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China.

3. Theme: Teaching and Learning of School Algebra

4. Registration fee: 350 RMB for participants;
250 RMB for student participants or guests.
Registration fee can be paid in cash on site
during the conference.

5. Accommodation:
(1) Fujian Tengshan Days Hotel£¨Tel. 086-591-86393888, 350 RMB/ double-bed room
(2) Student Street Super 8 Hotel£¨Tel.
086-400-666-5511£¨200 RMB/ double-bed room

6. Paper submissions: Participants who want to
give a presentation should send an English
abstract to the secretary by Wednesday, May 15,
2013. Please send your full paper by Monday, June
10, 2013. The templates for abstract and full
paper can be found at the conference website:

7. Math Lesson Study Activities: Participants
will have an opportunity to observe two math
lessons with Same Content but Different Teaching
Methods by two master teachers from Fuzhou,
Fujian during the conference, followed by
questions/answers session. Both Chinese and
Overseas experts will discuss and evaluate the

8. International Program Committee


An, Shuhua (California State University, Long Beach)
Li, Shiqi (East China Normal University)

Members (alphabetical order)

Chen, Qinghua (Fujian Normal University, China)
Huang, Xingfeng (Changshu Institute of Technology, China)
Idris, Noraini Binti (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Lee, Yuan-Shun (Taipei Municipal University of Education, China)
Ricks, Thomas (Louisiana State University, US)
Wu, Zhonghe (National University, US)
Ye, Lijun (Hangzhou Normal University, China)
Yuan, Zhiqiang (Fujian Normal University, China)

9. Transportation Information

Participants can fly to Fuzhou Changle
International Airport, and take an airport
shuttle to Fuzhou Apollo Hotel (about fifty
minutes, 25 YUAN), then take a taxi (about ten
minutes, 15-20 YUAN) to Fujian Tengshan Days
Hotel (It's about 100 meters far away from the
gates of Fujian Normal Univeristy Cangshan Campus
). Please print the Chinese version of this
announcement from the Conference website in case
you need assistance. If you have any questions,
please feel free to contact the conference
sectary at Zhiqiang (,, Cell phone: [18750749551.

10. Tourism Information

The conference will help participants who want to
have a tour in Fuzhou and Xiamen. But the fees
for tourism are NOT included in registration fee.
More detailed information can be found at the
conference website.

11. Contact Information

(1) Secretary:

Dr. Yuan, Zhiqiang (,, Cell phone£†18750749551,
Fujian Normal University)

(2) Co-Chair:

Prof. An, Shuhua (, California State University, Long Beach)
Prof. Li, Shiqi (, East China Normal University)

(3) Site:

No.32, Shangsan Road, Cangshan, Fuzhou, Fujian, College of Mathematics
and Computer Science, Fujian Normal University, 350007

(4) Conference website:

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244

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