2017 Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching

Applied and Industrial Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching

4-DAY WORKSHOP: July 17-20, 2017

Salisbury Labs, Room 104

See workshop schedule here.

Location: Unity Hall
Office Location: 4th Floor, Room 457 (Temporarily Moved Due to Stratton Hall Renovation)
Phone: 508-831-5241
Fax: 508-831-5824

2017 Mathematics Institute for Secondary Teaching

Students in a classroomThe Worcester Polytechnic Institute workshop was held on Monday July 17, 2017 - Thursday July 20, 2017  in Salisbury Labs, 104.

This workshop explored:

  • how the mathematics that you teach is used by STEM professionals,
  • what are the career paths open to students well-trained in mathematics,
  • and how the math that you teach forms the foundation for college success.

The workshop featured:

  • Sessions in which experienced professionals discuss how they use high school mathematics in their work.
  • Sessions in which recent graduates and students discuss their educational experiences, the nature and development of their young careers, and the role of high school mathematics in their professions.
  • Sessions in which college professors discuss how high school mathematics forms the basis for college courses.
  • Networking, brainstorming, and problem-solving.

The workshop is free and meals will be provided

Presentations of speakers at this year's workshop:

Teachers Presentations:

Sponsored by:

The Department of Mathematical Sciences

For more information, please contact:

Professor Luca Capogna

Email: lcapogna@wpi.edu

Professor John Goulet

Email: goulet@wpi.edu

Professor Stephan Sturm

Email: ssturm@wpi.edu

Professor Suzanne Weekes

Email: Sweekes@wpi.edu

Ms. Rhonda Podell

Email: rpodell@wpi.edu