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Author: Sean Nank,Ph.D.
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Title: The Making of a Presidential Mathematics & Science Educator An Autobiographical Archive of Presidential Awardees
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Publisher: Discovery Association Publishing House; 1st edition (December 13, 2011)

The Making of a Presidential Mathematics & Science Educator An Autobiographical Archive of Presidential Awardees by Sean Nank,Ph.D.



Senior Core Faculty, Department of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Sean Nank is an internationally recognized mathematics educator and has received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). In addition to classroom teaching, he has worked with the United States Department of Education, National Science Foundation, California Department of Education, and California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. He has published two books titled Testing over Teaching: Mathematics Education in the 21st Century and The Making of a Presidential Mathematics and Science Educator. He also was appointed to represent the USA at ICME-12 in Korea as the mathematics assessment expert.

Sean Nank Home Page welcoming fellow PAEMST recipients, Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science Teachers, the book The Making of a Presidential Mathematics and Science Educator, PAEMST, nsf .

Dr. Sean Nank earned a P. at the University of California Riverside. He received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) in 2009 for mathematics from California. Volume 1. Chicago, IL: Discovery Association Publishing House. com/Presidential Book. In S. Nank (E., The making of a presidential mathematics and science educator. Volume 1 (pp. 77-84).

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PAEMST Seminar for Awardees of The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching - Dan Meyer. Dandy Candy Lesson I have always loved this task. He also has a great post on modeling. Dan also probed us for our take on it. There was consensus at my table that the definition was solid, but that modeling did not always have to be that comprehensive or limiting. He announced to the gathering that Volume 2 of The Making of a Presidential Mathematics and Science Educator is in the works. I met up with Jerry Young of Oregon, a fellow awardee from 2001 whom I really connected with in Washington DC, some 13 years ago. This was a treasured highlight of the trip.

who was one of Johnson’s professors and the third African-American man to earn a doctorate in mathematics. Claytor recognized Johnson’s exceptional mathematical talent and sharp curiosity. The career satisfaction that Johnson enjoyed apparently eluded her mentor, Claytor, however. Barriers for women of color in science.

Presidential Libraries Information about presidential libraries and the documents they maintain. The Presidential Libraries Act after 50 Years" Raymond Geselbracht and Timothy Walch discuss legislation that provided for the establishment of presidential libraries in this Prologue article. Independence and the Opening of the West: Harry S. Truman, Thomas Hart Benton, And the Making of the Mural " Raymond H. Geselbracht describes the creation of the mural for the Harry S. Truman Library in this Prologue article. Mutual Admiration and a Few Jokes: The Correspondence of Harry Truman with Groucho and Harpo Marx" Raymond H. Geselbracht's Prologue article highlights Truman's correspondence with the Marx Brothers.

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Two Salt Lake City School District teachers have won Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. SALT LAKE CITY - Two Salt Lake City School District teachers have won Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Carrie Caldwell, who has been an educator for 19 years, was honored along with Kristina Kaly, who has taught in the district for eight years. Caldwell most recently taught first, fourth and fifth grades at Riley Elementary School for five years. She was also an instructional mathematics coach for four years. Awardees receive a certificate signed by the president, a trip to Washington, .

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Only one mathematics teacher and one science teacher can win this award each year from each state, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, United States territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity. This prestigious award is the highest award in the U.S. that anyone can bestow on mathematics and science teachers. It is the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) and issued by the President of the United States for grades K-12. This book is a gift to the teaching profession, and to other groups concerned with teaching, from 50 experienced schoolteachers recipients between 1989 and 2009.

This book is a collection of the teachers individual stories, written by them, about how they first went about becoming teachers, then outstanding teachers, and ultimately career-teachers. All their stories are about practice about taking action in the world, specifically in schools, in hopes of making them more humane places. As such, the collected stories speak unequivocally about the central place that practicing goodness occupies in teaching.

Goodness is an unusual emphasis in contemporary education discourse where scores on standardized achievement tests aligned with standardized curricula are trump. And, readers may notice, why stories about schoolteaching? Why not a formal genre associated with expert, generalizable knowledge, such as expository research articles or policy reports? And why stories about teaching written by teachers? The value of stories is that they are the most elemental and common form of human communication. We all know how to tell stories and how to hearken to them. We converse with each other in stories, using them to fashion ideas and information in accessible, compelling, and, therefore, exchangeable form. If teachers want other citizens to join them in thinking about schooling, stories are the medium. The value of stories about teaching written by schoolteachers is that they express teachers perspectives, and teachers work is at the very heart of schools and of any reform. Therefore, if one wants to know what teaching is (perhaps in order to propose feasible ideas about what it ought to be), one has to consider how teachers view their world. This is not mere courtesy. Like all humans, teachers act, based on what they deem is sensible in particular situations. When they resist a policy change, they are not being obstreperous or unwilling to learn new tricks. Rather, the new policy may not make sense in light of teachers knowledge about life in classrooms. Accordingly, teachers views of practice are crucial mediators of any policy. Their perspective, when written down and collected, constitutes a public record of teaching, one that can be consulted, contested, and continually revisited to see how teaching persists and varies with individual and societal change. Teachers views are especially vital now, when education is on the ropes, yet teachers professional authority and autonomy in regard to practice are increasingly restricted.

This book exemplifies the promise inherent in schoolteachers stories about their development as teachers. Wonderfully accessible and richly detailed, the collected stories succeed in taking readers into the teachers world so that, however vicariously, readers feel that they are there with the teachers, able to understand the teaching world as teachers do. The stories call to readers, compelling interest because, instead of the usual generic list of best practices or stereotypical platitudes about teaching s joys, they put readers in touch with the particulars of teaching. Visible is the multidimensional, strenuous, and always uncertain effort that is involved in determining how to act well with others...