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Posts about ArizMATYC and AMATYC meetings.

Save the Date: April 17-18, 2020 @ GCU

Joint Spring 2020 Southwest MAA/ArizMATYC Conference

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Join us for “A 20/20 View of Mathematics”
Share your insights and research into both the teaching and practice of mathematics. Talks are welcome in pedagogy, learning of mathematics, and mathematics research.

Keynote Speakers

Bruce Bayly
University of Arizona

Dana Ernst
Northern Arizona University

More Information Here!

Hosted By: Ben VanDerLinden and

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Summer 2019 Regional Meeting in TX

The AMATYC Southwest Region is hosting a regional conference at Collin College – Preston Ridge in Frisco, TX (outside Dallas-Ft. Worth) on June 7-8, 2019. All are welcome – and please spread the word!

The conference theme is BIG Ideas in Texas! Where everything is bigger in Texas, we are certain you will gain BIG ideas that will enlighten and inspire you as a mathematics educator! Members of TexMATYC, along with the AMATYC Southwest Region, have been working diligently to create a wonderful conference for all to learn, grown, and enjoy.

Conference Highlights:

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Linda Braddy, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Tarrant County College and Past Deputy Executive Director for the MAA. Linda’s talk tiled Critical Mass is sure to be inspiring and thought-provoking!
  • Morning Yoga: On Friday, June 7th, the program will include a morning yoga session to get our creative juices flowing!
  • Social Hour: On Thursday, June 6th, we will have a “Meet & Greet” social hour to network and learn!

Do you have an idea or class activity to share with colleagues? Have you been involved in a project that others should know more about? Have you conducted research on the teaching and learning of mathematics that you would like to share with others? If so, come present your work at the AMATYC Southwest Regional Conference!

Presenter Application Deadline: May 10! Submit proposals here!

Early Registration Deadline: May 17th! Register here!

About Frisco, TX:

With a population of approximately 181,000, Frisco, TX is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, located about 25 miles away from Dallas Love Field and Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airports. In 2017, Frisco was the fastest-growing city in the U.S. and also the fastest-growing city in the nation from 2000 to 2009. Money Magazine ranks Frisco as #1 in The Best Places to Live in America in 2018. With an average high/low temperature in June of 92°/73°, feel free to visit for a few extra days. If you love the outdoors or even prefer doing indoor activities, there is something for all, so take advantage of exploring Frisco to see why people love living in Frisco!

Spring 2019 ArizMATYC

Save The Date

Spring 2019 Arizmatyc Conference

Friday, February 8

at Phoenix College

Join mathematics faculty from throughout the Southwest for the Spring 2019 ArizMATYC Conference. The conference will be held at the Main Campus of Phoenix College in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, February 8.   To kick off this amazing conference, Calculus, the Musical will playing on Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 pm for a special engagement at the Bulpitt Auditorium. The event is free to the public.

Promoting Equity and Access through Mathematics

The conference will include a keynote by Dr. Uri Treisman, breakout sessions, a poster session, and vendor tables in addition to a delicious breakfast and lunch.

The spring conference of ArizMATYC will be a student-centered day of learning focused on increasing equity and access for students through mathematics.  We invite participants to develop a talk or a poster session that they, their students, or both can present.  Presentation formats will include standard, burst, and poster sessions. Presentations for the Spring ArizMATYC Conference can focus on topics such as instruction, history of mathematics, applied math, technology, strategies for success, opportunities for growth, and/or student success. Additional ideas might include: research in the classroom, students and collaborative learning, or group projects that work.  Presenters and attendees are encouraged to explore the question around this conference’s theme:  How do we promote equity and access for students through mathematics?

Conference Details

Conference Registration

ArizMATYC Spring 2019 Conference Agenda

ArizMATYC Conference Program and Session Descriptions

Thank you for attending the ArizMATYC Conference. Here is a link to Spring 2019 Sessions – Presentations and Resources Repository.

Fall ArizMATYC on Friday, October 5

 

Fall ArizMATYC at GateWay CC
on Friday, October 5, 2018

The fall conference of ArizMATYC will be a student centered day of learning so be sure to bring students!  We invite you to begin now to develop a talk you and your students can present. Some ideas might include: research in the classroom, students and collaborative learning, or group projects that work. Join us to explore the question:

Are our math classes student-ready?

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Spring 2018 ArizMATYC/MAA Conference

This spring’s joint meeting will be held at Pima CC – Desert Vista in Tucson, AZ on April 6 & 7.  This meeting combines the members of ArizMATYC and the Southwestern Section of the MAA for a two day event that includes a Friday night dinner and guest speaker.

Conference organizers welcome your proposal to speak and/or your offer to preside at a session. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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Conference Registration→→Online registration is now closed. You can still register in person either at  Desert Diamond Casino’s Keno Bar on Thursday, Apr 5th between 6 – 7 pm or on the morning of the conference starting at 8 am at Pima-Desert Vista main entrance.

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ArizMATYC Fall 2017 Conference Wrap-Up

Mathematics faculty from around the state gathered at Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Friday, October 6 to consider “Teaching Mathematics in 2017 and Beyond”. The conference featured three keynote speakers, Dr. Ted Coe, Dr. Francis Su, and Dr. Pat Thompson who were tasked to challenge participants to consider the role that mathematics faculty play in developing mathematical literate students.

Continue reading ArizMATYC Fall 2017 Conference Wrap-Up

Fall 2017 ArizMATYC Conference at Chandler-Gilbert CC

Save the Date:

Teaching Mathematics in 2017 and Beyond
ArizMATYC – Fall 2017 Conference

October 6, 2017

This conference will include two keynote speakers, a panel discussion, and active discussions all focused on questions such as:

  • What do our students need to succeed in a 2017 world and beyond?
  • What role could/should technology play in learning mathematics?
  • How do we maintain a rigorous balance between conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, application/problem solving?
  • What strategies are most effective for student success in the mathematics classroom?
  • What mathematics should be taught and how should we teach it to meet the needs of our students and the academic/work culture they will face?

Plan to join your colleagues for active discussion about the teaching and learning of mathematics! Details about presenting, registration and accommodations will be posted soon.