Learning from the Pursuit of an International Mathematics Conference

by: Dr. Linda Furuto and Dr. Linda Venenciano | Download original (pdf) The quest to bring the International Congress on Mathematical Education-14 (ICME-14) to Hawai‘i has been enlightening to say the least. And like the theme that we chose for the event, “Ma ka hana ka ‘ike – the learning is in the doing,” we […]

Building Instructional Supports for All Learners

In collaboration with faculty from the University of Hawai‘i College of Education’s Department of Special Education, CRDG’s Hannah Slovin and Fay Zenigami are examining CRDG-developed mathematics curricula for elementary and middle school and defining ways in which teachers can use them to meet the needs of students who are struggling to learn mathematics. Recognizing that […]

Teachers’ Circles Support Mathematical Thinking

Based on an idea that started at the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) in 2006 and with its roots in the National Science Foundation-funded GK–12 SUPER-M project, Math Teachers’ Circle of Hawai‘i (MaTCH) was launched this year with a four-day event at the Bishop Museum. Described by co-principal investigator Linda Venenciano as “like a book […]

New Supports for Success in Algebra

A new algebra course for high school students to be taken in parallel with Algebra I will focus on fundamental algebra concepts aligned with Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics. Tentatively titled Modeling Our World (MOW), this course is being developed specifically for Hawai‘i schools at the request of the Hawai‘i Department of Education. […]

Exploring Inquiry Learning in Early Childhood Education

Inquiry is one of our most basic activities as human beings, beginning with babies who use it to make sense of the world around them. Partnerships with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Children’s Center (UHMCC) and the Navy Hale Keiki School (NHKS) are allowing CRDG’s Carol Ann Brennan to research how inquiry is used […]

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