Montana State University

Oct. 8 lecture to focus on measuring effectiveness of math teachers

September 22, 2010 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN -- A free public lecture on the methods used by U.S. policymakers to measure effective mathematics teaching, and the implications these measures have for teachers and education, will be given Friday, Oct. 8, at Montana State University.

Heather Hill, an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will speak from 3:10 to 4:15 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater in the Strand Union Building. Her lecture, titled "Measuring Effective Mathematics Teaching," is part of MSU's Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Series.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Mathematical Sciences, the dean of the College of Letters and Science, the Office of the Vice President for Research, Creativity and Technology Transfer, and the ASMSU Procrastinator Theater.

For more information, contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences at 994-3601.

Evelyn Boswell, (406) 994-5135 or evelynb@montana.edu