Making Math Make Sense: FSU to Give Math Education Presentation
Frostburg State University will present “Everything You Do in Mathematics Should Make Sense” by mathematics educator Linda Gojak for teachers and future teachers of mathematics and with examples of how educators can help students to make sense of what they learn in mathematics. The event will be on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the Atkinson Room, room 232, in the Lane University Center. It is free and open to the public.
Gojak has nearly 40 years of experience teaching mathematics at all levels. She is the president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the public voice of mathematics education. The organization supports teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students. Gojak’s leadership in the NCTM also includes serving as a member of the Council’s Board of Directors and Arithmetic Teacher Editorial Panel.
Gojak received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in 1990, and has served as director of the Center of Mathematics and Science Education, Teaching, and Technology at John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio, since 1999. The Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics has honored Gojak with the Christofferson-Fawcett Award for Leadership in Mathematics Education, the Buck Martin Award and the Outstanding District Teacher Award.
For more information, contact the Mathematics Department at 301-687-4384.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 7:00pm
Lane Center Atkinson Room
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg