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The Second Annual TIME 2000 Conference: Celebrating Mathematics Teaching
 
Third Annual Conference: Celebrating Mathematics Teaching
On Friday, 24 October 2003, TIME 2000 hosted its second annual conference, CELEBRATING MATHEMATICS TEACHING. Bradley Fields, world renowned mathemagician, shared the "magic" of mathematics, and entertained 100 excellent high school students and their teachers who represented 16 local high schools. Fourteen professors and 76 college students from Queens College and Queensborough Community College also participated. Local and nationally -acclaimed dynamic mathematics teachers made exciting presentations that involved the conference participants in mathematical investigations and explorations. More than sixty TIME 2000 students volunteered to prepare for and assist at the conference. Several TIME 2000 graduates returned to be on the program and to participate with the undergraduates in a panel discussion conducted by senior, Sara Liu. The Simons Foundation is gratefully acknowledged for funding the conference.
 
 

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TIME 2000
Secondary Education & Youth Services
Queens College
Powdermaker Hall, Room 002
Phone: 718-997-5377
Fax: 718-997-5173

 
Queens College President, James Muyskens, welcoming the high school students and their teachers
 
 
World renowned mathemagician Bradley Fields, explaining Egyptian contributions to the development of mathematics
 
 
Mathemagician Bradley Fields demonstrating calculation techniques
 
 
 
 
 
Ms. Davidman getting students involved in acting out procedures with fractions
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Eric Hart, Maharishi University of Management, Iowa, and an author of Core Plus, making a presentation entitled, "Mathematical Fishing"
 

 
 
Ms. Etta Schneiderman, teacher in the Floral Park Memorial High School, making a presentation entitled, "Button, Button, Who's Got My Button?"
 

 
Ms. Irina Zavurov, TIME 2000 Class of 2003, teacher in the Sewanhaka School District, making a presentation entitled, "Animations and The Matrix"
 
 
 
 
 
 
Division of Education Dean, Penny Hammrich, greeting conference attendees
 
 
 
Mathemagician Bradley Fields performing a trick with rings
 
 
 
Dr. Al Cuoco, Education Development Center, Boston, MA, and an author of Connected Geometry, making a presentation entitled, "Fun Fitting Functions Using a Computer Algebra System"
 
 
Mr. Eric Glatz, TIME 2000 Class of 2002, teacher at Richmond Hill High School, making a presentation entitled, "Creating PowerPoint Lessons that Engage Secondary School Students"
 
 
Ms. Helen Kramer and Ms. Joan Casazzone, Great Neck North High School, making a presentation entitled, "Dinosaurs, Distributions, and Probability"
 
 
 
TIME 2000 Senior, Sara Liu with Ms. Schneiderman, making a button
 
 
 
 
TIME 2000 Senior, Sara Liu, conducting the panel discussion
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Alice Artzt, Director, TIME 2000 Program, sharing her magical dream for the conference participants
 
 
Mathemagician Bradley Fields performing the rice-to-water trick
 
 
 
Ms. Beverly Davidman, Mathematics Coach, Region 9, NYC, making a presentation entitled, "Kick it Up a Notch"
 
 
 
 
Ms. Linda Gojak, John Carroll University, Ohio, making a presentation entitled, "Cylinders, Spheres, and Play-dough"
 
 
 
 
Ms. Rocio Saborido, TIME 2000 Class of 2003, teacher in the Oceanside School District, making a presentation entitled, "Creating PowerPoint Lessons that Engage Secondary School Students"
 
 
Dr. David Wayne, mathematics teacher and supervisor in the Oceanside School District, making a presentation entitled, "Mathematical Curiosities"
 
 
TIME 2000 graduates and undergraduates responding to questions from the high school students during the panel discussion
 
 
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