Linda Gojack Helps Math Make Sense in a Presentation at Frostburg State University
“Everything You Do in Mathematics Should Make Sense!” is the topic of a presentation at Frostburg State University designed to give teachers and future teachers examples of how they can help students make sense of what they are learning. Linda Gojack, president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Room in the Cordts Physical Education Center.
Gojack has nearly 40 years of experience in teaching mathematics at all levels and has worked with students, teachers and professional organizations throughout the country. Since 1999, she has served as the director of the Center of Mathematics and Science Education, Teaching and Technology at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Gojack has received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the Christofferson-Fawcett Award for Leadership in Mathematics Education, the Buck Martin Award and the Outstanding District Teacher Award. In addition, Gojack has served as president of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics, the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Greater Cleveland Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is the public voice of mathematics education, supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research.
The event is free and open to the public. For information, contact the FSU Department of Mathematics at 301-687-4384 or email Karen Parks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7:00pm