[Edu-sig] Math Thinking community, meet Math 2.0 network! February 24th webinar
droujkova at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 02:02:19 CET 2010
Correction: the webinar room is
Make math your own, to make your own math.
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Maria Droujkova <droujkova at gmail.com>wrote:
> Wednesday, February 24th 2010 we will meet in the LearnCentral public
> Elluminate room at 6:30pm Pacific / 9:30pm Eastern time:
> This event, in the Research, Grants and Publications Track, is devoted to
> the Math in Computer Science community. As a part of the introduction, Maria
> Droujkova will interview Peter Henderson, a co-founder of the community,
> about their history, goals and projects. We will then take a look at an
> active K-12 group within the community, The Teach Group, with Rex Page
> answering questions about it. We may touch on some of the currently "hot"
> controversies within the community, such as roles of procedural and
> functional programming in helping students understand mathematics.
> More information from the community's site http://www.math-in-cs.org/ What
> we are Mathematical reasoning is central to computer science. It should
> therefore be an integral part of the entire CS curriculum, with special
> emphasis in the early courses. This would be a deviation from current
> practice, requiring systemic change in CS education. We are a group of
> computer scientists, mathematicians, and others interested in fostering such
> The group "meets" (via e-mail<http://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/math-thinking-l/>),
> to discuss topics related to mathematical reasoning in CS and its teaching.
> An archive <http://mail.geneseo.edu/pipermail/math-thinking-l/> of these
> discussions is available on-line. Possible topics include, but are not
> limited to, which mathematical concepts are relevant, when and how they
> can/should be introduced and reinforced in the curriculum, how they relate
> to practice, pedagogical approaches to teaching math foundations, supporting
> laboratories, etc. We are undertaking concrete projects designed to raise
> awareness of mathematical reasoning in CS and of ways of teaching it.
> Events where community members meet
> - CCSC:MW <http://www.ccsc.org/midwest/conference/>, the 16th annual
> Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Midwestern conference, Oct. 9-
> 10, 2009, St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL, USA.
> - CCSC:NW <http://www.ccsc.org/northwest/>, the 11th annual Consortium
> for Computing Sciences in Colleges Northwestern conference, Oct. 9 - 10,
> 2009, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
> - OOPSLA 2009 <http://www.oopsla.org/oopsla2009/>, the 2009 ACM/SIGPLAN
> Object Oriented Programming Languages Systems and Applications conference,
> Oct. 25 - 29, 2009, Orlando, Florida, USA.
> - CCSC:E <http://ccsce09.villanova.edu/>, the 25th annual Consortium
> for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Conference, Oct. 30 - 31, 2009,
> Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA.
> - SIGCSE 2010 <http://www.sigcse.org/sigcse2010/>, the 41st ACM
> Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Mar. 10 - 13, 2010,
> Milwaukee, WI, USA.
> - CCSC:CP <http://www.ccsc.org/centralplains/>, the 16th Annual
> Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Central Plains Conference,
> April 9 - 10, 2010, Park University, Parkville, Missouri, USA.
> - ACMSE<http://www.cs.olemiss.edu/acmse2010/Call_for_Participation.htm>,
> the 48th ACM Southeast Conference, April 15 - 17, 2010, Oxford, Mississippi,
> - ICSE 2010 <http://www.sbs.co.za/ICSE2010/>, the 32nd International
> Conference on Software Engineering, May 2 - 10, 2010, Cape Town, South
> - PLDI 2010 <http://cs.stanford.edu/pldi10/>, the 2010 ACM/SIGPLAN
> Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation, June 5 - 10,
> 2010, Toronto, Canada.
> Maria Droujkova
> Make math your own, to make your own math.
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