Workshop for math, statistics faculty June 8 at MCC-Penn Valley

Full- and part-time mathematics/statistics faculty at MCC are invited to attend the Statistics and Mathematical Reasoning & Modeling (MRM) professional development workshop on Friday, June 8, at MCC-Penn Valley (Education Center 019).

The event, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, is free and open to mathematics and statistics faculty, instructors and graduate students.  Breakfast and lunch are included.

Register at: dhe.mo.gov/mathpathways-profdevworkshop.php (Click “Register Now!”)

Expert statistics instructors from across the state will discuss how teaching statistics has changed and how to teach using conceptual understanding, applications and meaningful homework and group work.  They will demonstrate how to use technology and projects to support student learning.

There will also be workshop time for participants to brainstorm with the experts and apply what they have learned.

The MRM sessions will be participant-led with time for sharing ideas and syllabi, and brainstorming opportunities for developing rigorous, engaging and relevant modeling courses.