Math

Patio Q&A with Josh Wilkerson on “Teaching Math in a Time of Uncertainty.”

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Math & Science Session Recording This Patio is designed to help attendees think about how to practically implement the ideas of the conference. Josh Wilkerson Math Department ChairRegents School of Austin Josh Wilkerson graduated from Texas A&M in 2005 with a B.S. in Mathematics and completed a Th.M. in Historical Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2010. Josh has taught… Read More »Patio Q&A with Josh Wilkerson on “Teaching Math in a Time of Uncertainty.”

Patio Discussion for 3rd-6th Grade Teachers on Simplifying Problem Solving

Friday, June 26 | 3:30-4:15pm Grammar School Session Recording This Patio Discussion is designed for 3rd through 6th Grade Teachers, focusing on the best practices to simplify problem solving in the Grammar School Mathematics classroom. Download Dr. Cristina Dube Handout Download Cyndi Lehn Abstract Download Cyndi Lehn Handout Download Cyndi Lehn Handout 2 Dr. Cristina Dube Dr. Cristina Dube is in her 7th year as… Read More »Patio Discussion for 3rd-6th Grade Teachers on Simplifying Problem Solving

Patio Q&A with Jennifer Marshall

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Philosophy & Worldview Sponsored by Wilson Hill Academy Session Recording This Patio Q&A with Jennifer Marshall will be directly after her Live Main Stage Session.  Jennifer Marshall Senior Visiting Fellow, Institute for Family, Community, and OpportunityThe Heritage Foundation Jennifer Marshall is a senior visiting fellow in the Institute of Family, Community and Opportunity at The Heritage Foundation. In this role,… Read More »Patio Q&A with Jennifer Marshall

Patio Q&A with Francis Su

Friday, June 26 | 2:30-3:15pm Math & Science Session Recording This Patio Q&A with Francis Su will be directly after his Live Main Stage Session.  Recommended Resources:Mathematics for Human Flourishing by Francis Su Francis Su Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of MathematicsHarvey Mudd College Francis Edward Su is the Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, and former president of the Mathematical Association of America. He received… Read More »Patio Q&A with Francis Su

Cultivating Mathematical Community

Friday, June 26 | 11:30-12:15pm Math & Science Session Recording This Rapid Fire Roundtable will focus on How to Cultivating Mathematical Community. Download Patti Chesney Handout Download Lisa Collins Handout Download David Klanderman Handout Download Sarah Klanderman Handout Download Josh Wilkerson Handout   Patti Chesney Patti Chesney has been a part of the classical education community through Regents School of Austin since 1998. Patti served… Read More »Cultivating Mathematical Community

Mathematical Reasoning and Rhetoric

Friday, June 26 | 10:30-11:15am Math & Science Session Recording Too many students graduate from classical schools able to compose persuasive and eloquent theses in everything other than mathematics. Their encounter with mathematical proofs is often limited to a high school geometry course preceded by some kind of disconnected prelude in middle school logic. The proofs they encounter thereafter are often in the form of… Read More »Mathematical Reasoning and Rhetoric

Tinkering and Visualizing: Gateways to Building Intuition and Rigor

Thursday, June 25 | 3:30-4:15pm Math & Science Session Recording In this panel, join the organizers of the previously scheduled pre-conference on Cultivating Soulful Mathematicians. Teaching and learning mathematics orients ourselves and our students in a posture of wonder and gratitude, with a desire to worship God and serve one another in community. Mathematics is the language through which we describe the natural world and… Read More »Tinkering and Visualizing: Gateways to Building Intuition and Rigor

CCE Students on Engaging in a Meaningful Mathematics Harkness

Thursday, June 25 | 2:30-3:15pm Math & Science Session Recording This workshop will empower math teachers to use the harkness method to further their students’ love and understanding of mathematics. Grading rubrics will be shared as well as classroom management strategies that foster dynamic conversations in all levels of math courses. A plethora of harkness topics will be presented so that every participant will be… Read More »CCE Students on Engaging in a Meaningful Mathematics Harkness

Rethinking Grades: When is an A not an A?

Thursday, June 25 | 11:30-12:15pm Math & Science Session Recording What does an A in your class mean? What does a C mean? Do your grades reflect what your students understand? Come explore the standards-based mindset which uses assessment to more accurately reflect what students know and understand. Hear from our experiences implementing this mindset with mathematics students and learn some tips and strategies for… Read More »Rethinking Grades: When is an A not an A?

Should Your High School Teach AP Math and Science Courses?

Thursday, June 25 | 10:30-11:15am Math & Science Session Recording The “AP” label on a math or science course provides a certain level of credibility and recognition of its academic rigor. Yet not all schools offer AP courses, and some private schools are choosing to move away entirely from offering AP courses. There are many competing considerations when deciding whether to offer AP courses. This… Read More »Should Your High School Teach AP Math and Science Courses?