Heading to Branson, MS

I am excited for my first ever presentation at the Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ fall conference.  I will be presenting some of my findings from my dissertation where I examined my own practice trying to teach mathematics as agape. As a newcomer to the state of Mississippi, I Read more…

Telling a story in Green Lake, WI

Had another great experience in Green Lake where the Wisconsin Mathematics Council holds its annual meeting.  I had a chance to present some of my experience attempting to teach mathematics as agape, or unconditional love, during a session in the (early) morning.  Then I got to interact with my pre-service Read more…

Talking the rural context at AERA

Tomorrow, I finally get to present, my work on teaching mathematics for social justice within a rural context at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association in New Orleans.  The session (mentioned previously in this blog) is called “Off the Beaten Path: Social Justice Teaching in Uncommon Contexts” Read more…

Finally to the First State…

After a tense afternoon, I finally made it to the University of Delaware.  I am very excited to share my work with the faculty and students later this morning.  Specifically, it will be the first time I have shared my dissertation study, (Teaching Mathematics as Agape) outside of the University Read more…

Bags packed for Ohio

Two days out from PME-NA.  Check out http://pmena.org/2010/ for the conference schedule and the conference proceedings.  Looking forward to sharing the stage with Robert Q. Berry, Kateri Thunder, and Oren McClain from the University of Virginia and Craig Williey from the University of Illinois at Chicago for our Social Justice, Read more…

PME-NA 2010 Update

Got word that my Brief Research Report to be presented at the Psychology of Mathematics Education – North America (PME-NA) Annual Meeting is tentatively scheduled for Friday, October 29.  So mark your calendars… Check out the website http://pmena.org/2010/ for more information.

Amidon Planet Launched!

The original thought for this site was to have a place for people to find my presentations and documents associated with my work in mathematics education.  I have a passion for improving the world through the teaching and learning of mathematics and this is the way that I can share Read more…