# Math Sciences was well-represented at the 2017 State Math Conference

Eight math sciences faculty members presented sessions at the 2017 State Mathematics Conference sponsored by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) on November 2 and 3, 2017.

- Michael Bosse': Learning Mathematics as a Second Language (with College of Education colleague Catherine Fountain)
- Holly Hirst: Social Networks and Graph Theory
- Betty Long and Debbie Crocker: Escher: How Did You Tessellate?
- Katie Mawhinney: High School Sequence Options - Share Your Ideas.
- Katie Mawhinney: Does Your Design Reveal or Conceal? How Effective Task Design Exposes Mathematics that a Student Knows (with MA Alumnus Luke Walsh)
- Tracie Salinas: Making Students Matter
- Erica Slate Young: Promoting Growth Mindset with Formative Assessment
- Travis Weiland: Statistical Inquiry in the Mathematics Classroom

## CONTACT

**Mathematical Sciences**

342 Walker Hall

121 Bodenheimer Dr

Boone, NC 28608

828-262-3050

828-265-8617 fax

**Department Chairperson**

Dr. Eric Marland

marlandes@appstate.edu

**Assistant Chairperson**

Dr. Rick Klima

klimare@appstate.edu