Recent WEb-based Presentations Presenter:

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Cynthia Lanius


2003


NCTM National Conference April 12, 2003 San Antonio, TX

Dynamic Web-Based Tools and Activities

(Co-presenter: Jacobo Bulavesky) The presenters have combined creative, interactive, virtual manipulatives with exciting teaching activities to develop award-winning Web sites. This session will highlight Math lessons that are Fun, Fun, Fun and Educational Java Programs, and it will provide insight into their use in the classroom.


2002


AAUW Mid-West Regional Conference June 1, 2002 Rapid City, South Dakota

Educating Girls in the Computing Age

This session explores women's role in the history of computing and what we can do to get girls and women re-engaged in computing fields.


2001


TeacherTECH Boston Boston University July 30, 2001

Designing 4-Star Educational Webpages

This session relates a few hard-learned principles that may help you to publish award-winning educational materials of which you can be proud.

Girls and Technology: Where Do We Stand in 2001?

This session is designed to further understanding of gender equity issues and solutions in technology education. We will begin by briefly sharing research and experience around the important issues. The bulk of the session will focus on specific areas of concern including: best practices and characteristics of effective programming for young women; research and rationale behind developing single sex technology programs; girl-friendly software and games; the importance of staff development; and unique issues in serving at risk, urban girls.

AAUW Educational Foundation Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Institute, Alliance Center for Collaboration, Education, Science, and Software (ACCESS), Arlington, VA, July 23, 2001

Women in Technology Workshop

AAUW Eleanor Roosevelt Teaching Fellows will hear from Program Officers at the NSF and women on the GRID about opportunities available to women in computing.


Rice University School Mathematics Project Rice University July 20, 2001

In Equity Issues, Should the Texas Educational System Become a National Model?

Take a look at the system currently used to evaluate Texas schools and decide for yourself if this is the system that we want driving the education of our nation's children.

TeacherTECH San Diego San Diego Supercomputer Center July 17, 2001

Designing 4-Star Educational Webpages

Girls and Technology: Where Do We Stand in 2001?

In Equity Issues, Should the Texas Educational System Become a National Model?


Rice University School Mathematics Project Rice University June 27, 2001

In Equity Issues, Should the Texas Educational System Become a National Model?


TeacherTECH Houston Rice University June 20, 2001

Girls and Technology: Where Do We Stand in 2001?


Community Technology Centers' Network San Diego June 15, 2001

Creating Effective Technology Programs for Young Women

Participants will gain an understanding of the range of issues affecting the success of technology programs for young women. Participants will learn about some national best practices and will also have the opportunity to share their own experiences. It is our hope that all participants in this session will enhance the discussion by contributing their successes, failures, problems and suggestions. Participants will also be encouraged to network with others about approaches to technology programming for young women.

NSF GK-12 Program Rice University May 21, 2001

Math in the Middle

The web can provide a rich source of exciting mathematical activity for middle school. All of these activities are student-centered and integrate creativity, technology, and manipulatives to develop important mathematical concepts.

2000


University of Houston Houston, TX November 20, 2000

Resources for Professional Development: Integrating Technology into K-12 Curriculum and Instruction

For the vision of computers as a transforming teaching and learning tool to become a reality, today's K-12 teachers, not only need to become more skilled at using computer technology themselves, but also much more knowledgeable about how to incorporate computer-based materials into their curriculum.


SC 2000 Dallas, TX November 8, 2000

Girls and Technology: Shrinking Pipeline or Expanding Horizons

Hear what latest research reveals about girls and technology and explore hands-on web resources for girls and women.


Region IV Education Service Center Technology Conference Houston, TX September 29, 2000

Creating Web Pages with PIZZAZZ

You don't have to be a whiz at JavaScript to enhance your web site with bells and whistles that jazz up your site. Free scripts abound that you can adapt and add to your pages.


AAUW Educational Foundation Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Institute, 2000 Forum on Educational Equity Washington, DC July 25, 2000

GirlTECH and GAP

This presentation traces the history of GirlTECH and the speaker's experiences as an Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Fellow.


AAUW Educational Foundation Eleanor Roosevelt Teacher Institute, Alliance Center for Collaboration, Education, Science, and Software (ACCESS), Arlington, VA, July 24, 2000

Women in Technology Workshop

Hear what latest research reveals about girls and technology; explore hands-on web resources for girls and women; and meet panel who will talk about their experiences.


2000 Siam Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 11, 2000

Building Mathematical Concepts Through Visualization

Visualization is a powerful tool in building mathematical concepts in young and old. We will explore several activities from the author's website that use visualization in this way.


Equity Initiatives & GirlTECH The Rice School & Rice University June 21 & 28, 2000

Girls and Science

See what latest research reveals about how girls are doing. Includes references and links to the 2000 NCTM Mathematics Standards and 2000 AAUW's Tech SAVVY report.


Mayor's WIT2K Conference George R. Brown - Houston, TX May 24 , 2000

Technology in Education

This presentation describes some challenges to engaging all students in technology.


NSF GK-12 Program Rice University May 24 & 25, 2000

Standardized Testing

This presentation describes various standardized tests taken by Texas students and provides links for more information.

Math in the Middle

The web can provide a rich source of exciting mathematical activity for middle school. All of these activities are student-centered and integrate creativity, technology, and manipulatives to develop important mathematical concepts.


27th Annual Conference Ontario Association for Mathematics Educators, Ottawa , CA, May 10 &13, 2000

Math, Science, and Technology Gender Gaps, Where Do We Stand?

"Excellence in mathematics education requires equity - high expectations and strong support for all students." (NCTM 2000) What does that mean and how well are we doing?

Publishing Math on the Web

Here you will find the resources needed to get you started writing your own math site.


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Conference, Chicago, IL. April

Weaving the Web with Mathematics

This session will highlight new mathematics published on the web this year. See lessons on everything from counting and fractions to visualizing infinite series and locating hidden irrationals.


Expanding Your Horizons, Houston, TX, April 8, 2000

GirlTECH: Girls and Science 2000
Shrinking Pipeline or Expanding Horizons?"

This keynote session for all adults present will show how well girls are engaged in mathematics and science in 2000. Have we made progress in the last 10 years? Then learn more about the issues and what we can do.

Math in the Middle 2000

Middle school is the hardest group to keep motivated to pursue mathematics. See some engaging mathematics activities that will keep them interested.


1999

Integrated/Coordinated Science Conference, Ventura CA, June and GirlTECH Workshop, Houston, TX, July

GirlTECH: Girls and Technology

Take a quiz on how well girls are engaged in mathematics and science. Then learn more about the issues and what we can do.


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Conference, San Francisco, CA, April

Weaving the Web with Mathematics:
After the Oh Wow, What then?

You first got on the web in '95, or '96. Maybe you took a workshop. You, like everyone else, were amazed at all the resources. Since then, you got Internet access at your school. Most likely, you also have it at home. And now you're trying to use the Internet as a teaching and learning tool for your classes. This presentation is designed to give some tips on using this vast resource more effectively.


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Math Forum's Conference Within a Conference, San Francisco, CA, April

Girls and Technology

Research now confirms what teachers have been observing since we started using computers in the mathematics classroom. In general, girls just aren't as interested intechnology as boys are. Learn what you can do to help get girls interested in computers.


Expanding Your Horizons Conference for Middle School Girls, Houston, TX, March

Math in the Middle

Middle school students, you've gotta love 'em, and middleschool teachers, you've got to admire them. We've knownfor a long time that middle-years U.S. mathematics textbooksintroduce very few new topics, which may partly explain why many students go into middle school loving mathematics andcome out hating it. At the same time, students in other countries, with whom our students are compared, are being introduced to algebra earlier and earlier. Most middle school students don't respond very well to the "bitter pill" type of teaching -- take this, it's good for you. This creates a serious chore for teachers to find activities that will engage their students in interesting and important mathematics, andprepare them for a challenging high school program. The web can provide a rich source of this type of mathematicalactivity.


University of Houston-Downtown, Houston, TX, March

Technology:Bringing it All Together
in the Mathematics Classroom

Technology can be a valuable tool in mathematics classrooms,but it is not the end-all, do-all in mathematics, and it shouldnot replace all other effective tools, manipulatives, forexample. Technology should be integrated as another tool that teachers use. Deciding which tool is most effective in different situations is a part of the art of teaching. Central to the issue, is that it's the learning of mathematics that should drive the instruction, and not the technology or other tools. The web can provide a rich source of this type of mathematical activity.


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