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MSMI Parent Night: April 23, 2012, 7:00 - 8:30 PM at Macalester College

posted Apr 3, 2012, 8:55 PM by allison coates   [ updated Apr 3, 2012, 8:58 PM ]
The Middle School Mathematics Insitute (MSMI) is pleased to announce MSMI's Parent Night: The Math Your Child Needs to Know. This talk will discuss mathematics education, focused primarily on curriculum and instruction in grades K-8. The talk will discuss the core features of a solid mathematics education, focusing on the skills and knowledge needed year over year to be prepared for algebra. 

Parents will learn how to assess a school's mathematics program, what steps they can take to ensure their child's mathematical preparation for algebra, and how they and their students can enjoy learning mathematics.

The speaker for this event is Allison Coates, director of MSMI. Ms. Coates holds an S.B. in Mathematics from MIT and an M.S. in Computer Science from University of California, Berkeley. 

This event will take place on April 23, 2012 from 7:00 - 8:30 PM in the Olin-Rice Science Center at Macalester College, Room 301. Parking is available on campus in lots to the south or to the west of Olin-Rice, accessible by turning north onto Macalester Street from St. Clair, or in the lot on the west side of Snelling Avenue.

The event is free, but registration is required. Please register here.  For more information, please contact Allison at allison@msmi-mn.org or 612-293-6764.

Middle School Mathematics Institute (MSMI) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation with a mission to help teachers, schools, and parents ensure students succeed at school algebra.  Focused primarily on elementary and middle school grades 4-8, MSMI offers a variety of services that build the Bridge to Algebra.  For more information, please contact us at www.msmi-mn.org or 612-293-MSMI.