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Steve Weimar

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Mid-Atlantic Curriculum Showcase Conference, July 26-28, 1998
Posted: Apr 13, 1998 9:35 AM
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[posted for Bill Geppert <geppert@discover.rbs.org> ]

To ALL NCSM'ers in the Mid-Atlantic Region:

The following Conference announcement applies to those of us in the
mid-atlantic region.
Others outside of the region are certainly welcome and are invited if you
are interested
in
learning more about the NSF Curriculum Development projects in Math/Science.

Bill





MID-ATLANTIC CURRICULUM SHOWCASE CONFERENCE ON
STANDARDS-BASED MATHEMATICS & SCIENCE PROGRAMS

July 26-28, 1998

Featuring NSF-Funded Mathematics & Science Curricula
for Grades K-12

Marriott Hotel
Harrisburg, PA

Registration Deadline: June 1, 1998


This showcase is an excellent opportunity for teachers,
administrators, and others to examine the latest innovative
curricula developed and supported by the National Science Foundation
(NSF) and others to meet the national mathematics and science
standards. Presentations will be provided by teachers that have used
these materials in the classroom. Additionally, relevant findings on
curriculum from the Third International Mathematics and Science
Study (TIMSS) will be provided.

Showcase Features:

* Introductory presentations on each of the participating
programs.

* Hands-on sessions with the curricula led by teachers who have
already implemented that curriculum at the classroom level.

* Summary and relevant implications from TIMSS, including key
findings from the 4th, 8th, and 12th grade results.

* Conference participants can meet with the developers,
publishers, and teachers actively engaged in the
implementation of these curriculum projects.

* Display area featuring materials and publications from
participating programs.

* Networking opportunities, including a dinner banquet.

Registration Cost: A conference fee of $65 per person includes all
materials, two lunches and the banquet. Registration form is
attached below.

Advance Registration Deadline: June 1, 1998

The Mid-Atlantic Curriculum Showcase Conference is sponsored by:

The Mid-Atlantic Eisenhower Consortium for
Mathematics and Science Education

With major funding from:

The National Science Foundation
Bayer Foundation
Casio, Inc.
DuPont Company
Hercules, Inc.
NetTech
Pennsylvania Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Pennsylvania Educational Research Association
Pennsylvania State Department of Education
Research for Better Schools, Inc.
Texas Instruments, Inc.

***********************************************************

MID-ATLANTIC CURRICULUM SHOWCASE CONFERENCE

Harrisburg Marriott Hotel
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
July 26-28, 1998

REGISTRATION FORM

NAMETAG INFORMATION

Name:_________________________________________________

School/District:______________________________________

City:_________________________________________________

State:__________ Zip:__________


MAILING ADDRESS (indicate Home___ or School___)

Street:_______________________________________________

City:_________________________________________________

State:__________ Zip:__________

County or Intermediate Unit:____________________________________

CONTACT INFORMATION

E-mail:_______________________________________________

Phone:________________________________________________

Fax:__________________________________________________

The curricula I am most interested in examining:

Math: Elementary___ Middle School___ High School___

Science: Elementary___ Middle School___ High School___

REGISTRATION COST: $65 per person

The registration fee includes all materials, two lunches and the
banquet. Advance registration deadline is June 1, 1998. Advance
registration will be confirmed via US mail. A check must accompany
the registration form to complete the registration. Make your
conference check payable to Research for Better Schools, Inc. Send
registration and check to the attention of Herkita Robinson,
Research for Better Schools, 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia,
PA 19123-4107.

NOTE: Please complete a separate registration form for each
registrant.

Participants are responsible for their travel and overnight
accommodations. Directions to the Harrisburg Marriott Hotel will be
sent upon registration. The hotel rate is $85 plus 6% tax. Call 1-
800-343-5982 or 1-777-564-5511; make your reservations under "NSF
Showcase."






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