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Visit this site: http://rusmp.rice.edu/

Author:Wells, Papakonstantinou; Rice University Center for Education
Description: A project established to serve as a bridge between the Rice University mathematics research community and Houston area mathematics teachers. It sponsors a variety of professional development workshops, fosters reform efforts, encourages the effective use of technology in the classroom, and promotes minority and gender equity. Site includes program, background, and contact information. Past RUSMP presentations available online include Cynthia Lanius' thoughts on important issues related to the Texas student accountability system; The Language of Mathematics, by Dr. Stanley Chang; The Shape of Space, by Dr. Diane Hofoss; Learning Mathematics: Perspectives from Developmental Pyschology, by Dr. Heidi Schweingruber; and Calculators in the Classroom: Where We've Been, Where We're Going, by Richard Parr. Courses, Programs, and Curriculum, including the Learning Plan for Integers; an Algebra I curriculum, SKEMP: The Psychology of Learning Mathematics, and more. Also available at http://math.rice.edu/~rusmp/index.html.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Courses, Lesson Plans and Activities, Departments
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Number Sense/About Numbers
Math Ed Topics: Psychological/Affective Issues, Technology in Math Ed, Staff/Prof Development, Curriculum/Materials Development, Reform, Community Outreach, Equity

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