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Women Who Count: Honoring African American Women Mathematicians

November 19, 2019 at 09:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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About This Webinar

Women Who Count: Honoring African American Women Mathematicians is a children’s activity book featuring the important work, accomplishments and everyday lives of African American women mathematicians, including the women from the book and movie Hidden Figures. Although the book is geared to children in grades 3 – 8, it is appropriate for all ages. The book includes a portrait sketch and short biography for each of 29 featured mathematicians each followed by elementary and middle school activity pages. Learn about the creative work of several of the mathematicians featured in this book.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
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Webinar hosting presenter S. Leigh Nataro
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I am a mother, wife and math teacher. I currently teach at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA and my favorite class to teach is statistics! This is my 27th year of teaching and I am a Desmos fellow and Desmos certified presenter. @mathteacher24 is my twitter handle and I blog at mathteacher24.blogspot.com. I have several tech related videos for stat and TI-NSpire at www.youtube.com/mathteacher24. Feel free to ask me questions about National Board Certification (renewed in 2015). I also enjoy singing, reading and staying fit using workouts from Beachbody (P90X3/TurboFire/21DFX).
Webinar hosting presenter
Professor of Mathematics Education
SHELLY M. JONES, Ph.D. is a Professor of Mathematics Education, at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT. She received degrees from Spelman College, the University of Bridgeport, and Illinois State University.

Dr. Jones teaches undergraduate mathematics content and methods courses for pre-service teachers as well as graduate level mathematics content, curriculum and STEM courses for practicing teachers. Before joining the CCSU faculty, Dr. Jones was a middle school Mathematics Teacher and a Mathematics Supervisor in K-12 education. She provides mathematics professional development locally, nationally and internationally. She has been an educator for 28 years.
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