Rice University Mathematics Leadership Institute0

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Summer Leadership Institute Presentations

Math Goggles: Teaching Kids to See the Magic and Multitude of Mathematics in Art

Robin Ward, RUSMP Associate Director for Curriculum Integration, gave this presentation at the 2010 RUSMP Summer Leadership Institute.

American Idol? How the Contestant Most Voted for Doesn't Always Win

Jason Gershman, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Nova Southeastern University, presented this talk at the 2010 RUSMP Summer Leadership Institute.

A Brief Introduction to Knot Theory

Elena Pavelescu, G.C. Evans Instructor in the Rice University Mathematics Department, made this presentation during the 2010 Summer Leadership Institute.

Projective Geometry: Finite and Infinite

Rice University Mathematics Professor Brendan Hassett made this presentation at the 2010 RUSMP Summer Leadership Institute.

The RSA Public Encryption Scheme: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Buying Stuff Online


Anthony Varilly-Alvorado, G.C Evans Instructor in the Rice University Mathematics Department, made this presentation during the 2010 Summer Leadership Institute.

Equity in Mathematics Education

This presentation was given by Ngozi Kamau, RUSMP Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, and Carolyn White, RUSMP Associate Director for Elementary and Intermediate Programs, during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

How to Get Organized in Teaching Mathematics

Jesus Aguilar, Mohamad Elktahib, and Ali Jafry made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Is This Really a Test?

Rosetta Cerf, Asha Parikh and Maria Rios made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Math and the Mona Lisa

Christie Flores-Ginson and Modesto Mendoza made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Motivating Math Students to Complete Homework

Lorie Batrez, Bradley Neidecker and Valerie Trembacki made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Non-Euclidean Geometry

Ricardo Chapa and Daphne Hoard made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Tangible Teaching Strategies

Kacie Jeppesen and Rim Mohamed made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Who Says Math Class Can't Be Fun

Billie Turner and Katie Gonzalez made this presentation during the 2009 Summer Leadership Institute.

Mathematics Teaching: Learning, Extending, Following, and Leading

Cynthia Lanius gave this presentation at the 2008 RUSMP Summer Leadership Institute.

Tropical Mathematics: An Interesting and Useful Variant of Ordinary Arithmetic

Rice University Mathematics Professor Emeritus John Polking made this presentation at the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Bridging the Gap

Cheryl Latiolais made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Polyhedra

Olivia Sandoval and Ping-Hsiu Lee made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute. (PDF version)

The World of Fractals

Maria-Gemela Lim and Louena Manluctao made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Musical Mathematics

Roger Gambrell, Portia Teal, and Dale Thomas made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute. (PDF version)

Activities to Engage All Students

Bobby Beatty, Keisha Curvey, Donna Glover and Cynthia Knowles made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Teacher Praise

Adelita Pagilagan and Judith Casupang made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Those Who Can Do

Monica Merchant, Leslie Mike, Lisa Williams and Danielle Williams made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Homework: The Controversy

Michael Barrow and Lori Reeder made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Preparing Teens for the Real World

Bridgette Coleman, Lola Lockett, Patrick Augbon, and Dwight Galley made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

Why Are U.S. Students Falling Behind Their International Peers in Science and Mathematics?

Lakitsha Lagunes, Jacque Colton and Maria Rios made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2007 Summer Leadership Institute.

My Work Experiences

Dr. Deborah Ekwo made this presentation to the MLI Lead Teachers at the 2006 Summer Leadership Institute.

2006 Leadership Seminar: Discourse That Develops Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

This presentation was made by Katrina Cushenberry to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2006 Summer Leadership Institute.

Cryptography-The Making and Breaking of Secret Codes

Rice University Mathematics Professor Emeritus John Polking made this presentation at the 2006 Summer Leadership Institute.

Nanotechnology- Diversity in Materials, People and Disciplines

This is a PDF version of the presentation made by Dr. Kristen Kulinowski on the closing day of the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Research-Based Principles for Designing Mathematics Instruction

Dr. Heidi Schweingruber, Board of Science Education, made this presentation at the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Preparing America’s Future : Math-Science Initiative

Assistant Secretary of Education, Dr. Susan Sclafani, made this presentation at the "Closing the Achievement Gap" conference that opened the 2005 Leadership Institute.

Infinity Within the Finite

Betsy Anderson, Naomi Molina de Wood, Ronee Finch and Alice Lim made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Assessment

Amy Thompson and Margie Shirey made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Integrating Advanced Concepts

Anil Desai and Lorena Amomoy made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Effects of Scheduling Models on Student Achievement

Maren Haenicke, Ruth Kravitz and Lolly McGolrick made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Improving Student Performance in Mathematics

Michael Roberts, Ruthel Morgan and Annette Moore made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Addressing the Achievement Gap African American Focus

Candace Watson-Mack, Roy Conwell and Deborah Ekwo made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Filling the Gap Vertically and Horizontally

Mahmoud Merhi, Sonya Roach, Jackie Bradford and Davina Brown made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

The Great Divide

Shannon Smith, Wanetta Jones-Allen, Kim Seals, Katrina Cushenberry and Keisha Curvey made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Sleep Deprivation & The Effects in Classroom Productivity

Julie Bermel, Brenda Brewer, Janis Baynes, Abe Ngoma and Karen Luke made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.

Music and Math

Laura Harlow and Rhodora Maligad made this presentation to fellow MLI Lead Teachers during the 2005 Summer Leadership Institute.