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New MSP Grant Project

Prof. Fabiana Cardetti and colleagues from the Neag School of Education are leading the project Bridging Practices Among Connecticut Mathematics Educators funded by the Math and Science Partnership grant from the State Department of Education. As part of the project, math teachers from three Connecticut school districts are working with UConn faculty members and graduate students to develop skills and resources to enable them to meet new teaching and assessment standards and improve their students’ learning in math. Prof. Lozano-Robledo is also involved this summer in the implementation of a summer professional development workshop.

Read more about the program, its goals, and members, on UConn Today, or in the CLAS Newsletter.

Math UConn REU in Mathematics Education

Once again this summer (2013) we will run an NSF funded REU program at UConn. Four students will participate in the Mathematics Education REU. The 9-week project was designed to engage participants in the work of research in mathematics education. Participants work in teams, learning about the fundamentals of educational research and its different methodological approaches, reviewing the literature for a specific topic, developing and implementing a research study around that topic, and analyzing and reporting the study results. This year our focus is on Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL). The participants have chosen to work on two separate studies: one with a focus on teacher’s and students’ support, and the other on creating an IBL module to enhance the understanding of parameterization of curves in Multivariable Calculus courses.

More details about the projects, presentations, and projects from previous years can be found here.

Teaching Excellence Award

AAUPAward 2012

Fabiana Cardetti has been distinguished with the 2012 AAUP Excellence Award for Teaching Promise.

An article by Christine Buckley has been featured on the CLAS e-news.