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ATMNE Annual Conference  :  Sheraton Hotel, Springfield, MA November 8&9,  
2007 
Problem Solving:  A  Multi-Representational Approach 
NCTM past presidents, Glenda Lappan and Cathy  Seeley will be featured 
speakers at the annual ATMNE conference.  These two internationally noted  
presenters will be joined by Jim Rubillo, Executive Director for NCTM, and  Marshalyn 
Baker, NCTM Board of Directors, Steve Leinwand, and Carole Greenes,  Past 
Presidents of NCSM as well as many other speakers of note.   
Come join your mathematics colleagues in a wide  range of workshops, 
sessions, and general information sessions.  Rob Richardson, East Coast Education  
Manager for Intel, will offer a businessman’s view of mathematics  education.  
Meet the authors of the  Connected Mathematics Project and CMP2 – Glenda Lappan, 
Betty Phillips, and  Susan Friel.  
Hear  about the successes of two Title IIB grant programs designed to 
increase the  mathematics content knowledge of teachers and ultimately their 
students.  Anne Collins, Lesley University, and Andrew Chen will share their 
professional  development models. 
If you have never heard a mathematical musical you  are in for a treat! 
Carole Greenes and Carol Findell and the “Mathematical  Notes” will serenade you 
in a mathematical song for a light-hearted tribute to  mathematics education. 
Also, you won’t want to miss the Balomenos Lecture  by Margaret (Peg) 
Bondorew as she recaps her involvement in educational  reform.  Peg is well-known  
regionally, as well as nationally, for her passion regarding the teaching and  
learning of mathematics for all students.   
Learn about the NCTM Focal Points and their  implications for grade level 
expectations. 
There are several sessions and workshops which are  designed for teachers of 
prekindergarten to grade 2 students, as well as many  for elementary, middle, 
and high school teachers.  
Some of  the High School topics include; “Real World and Contrived 
Mathematical  Problems”, “Parametric Equations in Algebra”, “Using Difference 
Equations in  HS”, “Number Theory, The Queen of Mathematics”,” The Math of NUMB3RS”, 
“What’s  New with Texas Instruments ?”, “Invention to Enrichment for 
Algebraic Thinking”,  “Four Great Geometric  Problems with Interesting  Solutions”, 
along with many more. 
So…mark your calendars for what appears to be a  high-powered mathematical 
experience for all on November 8 & 9,  2007. 




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