Speaker Requests

Speaker Requests

Virginia and Mike are both recognized leaders in education and have spoken at major conferences and events throughout the country on a wide range of topics. If you have an event and would like to schedule one or both of them to speak please contact them directly and they will be happy to work with you. Here are some highlights from their talks this academic year.

Virginia’s talks have included:

  • Investigating Addition and Subtraction Algorithms for Multi-digit Numbers with Number Lines, Diagrams, and Story Contexts: Greater San Diego Math Council Conference
  • Support Math Reasoning By Linking Arithmetic to Algebra Grades 2 to 5: Keynote at Greater San Diego Math Council
  • Interviewing Students to Learn About Their Algebraic Reasoning: NCTM Regional Conferences in Hartford and Chicago
  • If Multiplication is Not Just Repeated Addition, What is it? California Math Council, Palm Springs
  • Struggling to Keep Math at the Center: A Math Coach Reflects on Her Work: Teachers Development Group Annual Leadership Conference, Portland, OR
  • Examining Addition and Subtraction Algorithms: What Do Teachers Need to Know: Teachers Development Group Annual Leadership Conference, Portland, OR
  • Mike’s talks have included:

  • Why We Teach: Convocation Address, Union #70, Berkshires
  • Meaningful Mathematics: Keynote, Duval Elementary Math Council, Jacksonville, FL:
  • Pedagogical Shifts and the Common Core: Erving, MA
  • Unpacking the Common Core in Mathematics: Westfield State University, Westfield, MA
  • Supporting Your Child’s Mathematical Thinking at Home: Family Math Nights in Leeds and Amherst, MA
  • Examining Addition and Subtraction Algorithms: What Do Teachers Need to Know: Teachers Development Group Annual Leadership Conference, Portland, OR
  • Building Computational Fluency (K-5): Leeds, MA

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