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MATH 5080: Special Study for Teachers

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Since 1985, during each academic year the Cornell Mathematics Department has offered a series of four full-day workshops for secondary mathematics teachers.  Anyone interested in issues related to the teaching and learning of secondary mathematics is welcome to attend (e.g., teachers, prospective teachers, mathematics graduate and undergraduate students, and mathematicians).  During workshop sessions participants examine principles underlying the content of the secondary school mathematics curriculum, including connections with the history of mathematics, technology, and mathematics education research.  Participation at one workshop is not prerequisite to attending another.

Contact the instructor, Mary Ann Huntley, for more information.

Workshop Schedule and Topics

Workshops are in the process of being planned for academic year 2018-2019.

Registration, Credit, and Costs

There are two options for receiving credit for MATH 5080:

  1. Teachers may receive 1 Cornell University graduate credit for attending 3 of the 4 workshops offered during an academic year by filling out an enrollment form and paying a $100 registration fee. Send your check and completed enrollment form directly to the Office of Continuing Education (B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-4201).

  2. Teachers qualify for 5½ in-service hours per workshop.  For this option, there is no cost for attending the workshops.

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