The School Science and Mathematics Association is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship, and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics. SSMA focuses on promoting research-based innovations related to K-16 teacher preparation and continued professional enhancement in science and mathematics.
The theme for the 2012 annual SSMA Convention is E-Merging Math and Science. The Convention starts with 8:00 A.M. sessions Thursday morning and concludes Saturday afternoon.
In addition to regular sessions, the 2012 convention will offer special sessions related to current/emerging, integration of math/science, and E representing the technology (email, etail, etrade, etc.) issues and initiatives.
The Thursday evening Reception & Awards Ceremony will be held in the Rotunda of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Transportation and Hors d’oeuvres provided; Cash bar available.
Dr. Constance Kamii will give a presentation on Teaching Math with Awareness of Children’s Logico-Mathematical Knowledge at the Thursday morning opening session.
Dr. Lawrence DeLucas (Larry) will present on Space Flight and Research on the International Space Station at Friday’s lunch