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    Collaboration for Mathematical Preparation and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee DeAnn Huinker, Mathematics Education Kevin McLeod, Mathematics University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Teachers for a New Era Mathematics Conference Michigan State University November 8-9, 2007 Collaboration of the UWM TNE group and the Milwaukee  Mathematics Partnership on developing or revising content courses  for pre-service teachers, courses for in-service teachers, and support  structures for Mathematics Teacher Leaders
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Milwaukee Mathematics Partnership (MMP) NSF-funded Math and Science  Partnership (MSP) grant $20 million over 5 years Currently in Year 5
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MMP Core Partners University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  (UWM) Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Milwaukee Area Technical College  (MATC)
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Milwaukee Public Schools 93,000 students in 218 schools Largest school district in Wisconsin 27th largest district in the nation Nearly 6200 teachers 87% minority student population: 58% African American, 20% Hispanic, 13% White, 5% Asian, 1% Native American 75% receive free or reduced lunch Student achievement is well below state averages; gaps persist for all subgroups (Source: 2005-2006 MPS Report Card)
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MMP Project Goals Comprehensive mathematics  framework Distributed leadership Teacher learning continuum Student learning continuum
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Goal 1: Comprehensive Mathematics Framework Implement and utilize the comprehensive  mathematics framework to lead a  collective vision of deep learning and  quality teaching of mathematics across  the Milwaukee Partnership
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Goal 3: Teacher Learning Continuum Build and sustain the capacity of  teachers, from initial preparation through  induction and professional growth, to  deeply understand mathematics and use  that knowledge to improve student  achievement
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UW-Milwaukee Teacher Programs Early Childhood (ECE, Birth-age 8)
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course MATH 220 taught by Professor Kearn during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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