American Institutes for Research Experts to Present at 22nd Annual Conference of Adults Learning Maths (ALM)

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International experts on the subjects of numeracy and math education will convene in Alexandria, Va. July 13-15 for the 22nd Annual Conference of Adults Learning Maths (ALM) – An International Forum, sponsored by the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

International experts on the subjects of numeracy and math education will convene in Alexandria, Va. July 13-15 for the 22nd Annual Conference of Adults Learning Maths (ALM) – An International Forum, sponsored by the American Institutes for Research (AIR).

The conference, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, features several AIR researchers, and focuses on the importance of math literacy in everyday life. Topics include diversifying the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and advancing mathematics teaching and learning in all education sectors in the U.S., with an aim toward improving U.S. math scores on the Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies, a major worldwide gauge of educational skills.

Explore all AIR sessions below:

Monday, July 13, 2015

AIR Panel: Diversifying the Face of STEM
AIR Presenters: Courtney Tanenbaum, Kirk Walters, Tracy Gray
Time: 12:45 to 1:40 pm
Room: Juniper

U.S. Adult Numeracy Skills in the 21st Century Workforce
Presenter: Saida Mamedova
Time: 1:45 to 2:45 pm
Room: Poplar

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

AIR Panel: What PIAAC tells us About Numeracy in the United States (Examining the Economic and Workforce Implications of Numeracy)
AIR Presenter: Dan Sherman
Time: 12:30 to 1:40 pm
Room: Juniper

It’s Instruction, Silly: Research-Affirmed Practices that Make All the Difference
AIR Presenter: Steve Leinwand
Time: 12:30 to 1:40 pm
Room: Chestnut

Representing and Using Ratios in a Common Core Context
AIR Presenter: Will Johnston
Time: 2:30 to 3:10 pm
Room: Poplar

The Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities as Pathway Providers: Institutional Pathways to the STEM PhD among Black Students
AIR Presenter: Rachel Upton
Time: 1:45 to 2:25 pm
Room: Chestnut

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Mathematics Professional Development with MOOCs (part 1)
AIR Presenter: Delphinia Brown
Time: 11:30am to 12:10pm
Room: Aspen

Mathematics Professional Development with MOOCs (part 2)
AIR Presenter: Delphinia Brown
Time: 1:30pm to 2:10pm
Room: Aspen

Examining the Mathematical Literacy of 15-Year-Olds and the Numeracy Skills of the Age Cohort as Adults
AIR Presenters: Alka Arora, Emily Pawlowski
Time: 1:30 to 2:10 pm
Room: Hickory

For details about the conference, visit http://www.alm-online.net/, or contact Anestine Hector-Mason(at)air(dot)org (202-403-6913).

About AIR
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit http://www.air.org.

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