random fractal 2016 MichMATYC Fall Conference
Friday & Saturday, October 14 & 15, 2016
Delta College

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Presenter(s): Jonathan Oaks
Time: 11:30am-11:50am Room: J137
Title: AMATYC Update
Abstract: AMATYC is The American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. Whether you have never heard of AMATYC or you have been been involved with the organization for years, come to this presentation to get your questions answered about what is new in the organization and how you can become involved. Take avantage of this session to assist you in making the most of the professional development opportunities that are offered by AMATYC throughout the year.
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Time: 1:30pm-2:20pm Room: J138
Title: Vocabulary and Critical Thinking in the Mathematics Classroom
Abstract: In this presentation, the presenter will share some activities that he has used to help students in his math courses improve their mathematical vocabulary and literacy. He will also share some prompts that he uses to help students with critical thinking. All of these activities are short and can easily be adapted for any mathematics class.
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Biographical: Jon has been a math professor at Macomb Community College in Warren, MI, since 2011. He was the Professional Development Coordinator for AMATYC and is currently the AMATYC Midwest Vice President. Jon enjoys integrating technology, cultural awareness, and service learning into his courses.