Reviewing 3-Act Mathematical Modeling Tasks

30 minutes Watch Webinar

NCSM has developed a new tool to help education leaders and teachers select and implement 3-Act Mathematical Modeling Tasks. In this webinar, participants will explore using the tool and discuss strategies for sharing the tool with teachers.

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Presenter

Dr. Linda Griffith

Professor

University of Central Arkansas

Dr. Griffith has taught at West Side School District in Greers Ferry, Arkansas and Austin Community College in Austin, Texas. She served as an assistant instructor at The University of Texas at Austin, and as assistant professor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is currently a professor of Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway, Arkansas.  Dr. Griffith served for many years as co-director of the Arkansas Center for Mathematics and Science Education at UCA.  In this capacity, she provided professional development and technical assistant to school districts in Arkansas as they strive to improve student achievement in mathematics and science education.

Dr. Griffith is serving as the Southern Region 2 director for the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics.  She has served as an officer in the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is currently President-elect. She is a national instructor for the Teachers Teaching with Technology program and was an instructor for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Middle School Mathematics Academy.  She received a fellowship from the Kellogg National Leadership Program. Her research interests focus on developing and testing comprehensive professional development programs that result in increases in mathematics achievement.