I had the opportunity this evening to speak to the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium and Center for Mathematics and Science Education Teacher Conference. The talk was based on my dissertation work but extending it to the current situation surrounding the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
Below is how to cite the talk and here is a pdf of my presentation: 2013MSSGCMaximizingOpportunity
Amidon, J. (January, 2013). Maximizing an opportunity: Using the Common Core State Standards as an asset for building relationships between students and mathematics. Speaker at the annual teacher conference of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium/Center for Mathematics and Science Education. Oxford, MS.