We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Keynote Speakers - Dr. Bob Wright, Dr. Anderson Norton, and Kurt Kinsey!
Dr. Bob Wright:
You may know him by his work during the last 20 years which includes the development of the Learning Framework in Number and the Mathematics Recovery Programme. The US Math Recovery® Professional Development is derived by his work in Australia.
Dr. Robert (Bob) Wright is currently an adjunct professor in mathematics education at Southern Cross University in New South Wales, Australia. He is an internationally recognized leader in assessment and instruction related to children's numerical knowledge and strategies, publishing five books (SAGE Publications) with the newest being The Learning Framework in Number, 2018 (White Book), along with many articles and papers in this field.
Dr. Anderson Norton:
Dr. Anderson Norton is a professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics at Virginia Tech.
Dr. Norton is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and co-author of Developing Fractions Knowledge (2016), part of the Math Recovery® book series. His research focuses on building psychological models of students' mathematical development.
Recently his work has focused on the development of apps to support proficiency of fractions schemes and operations, and the application of neuroscience and cognitive science to math education.
Kurt Kinsey is the Program Manager for the US Math Recovery Council®. With a B.S. and M.Ed. in mathematics education, his teaching background includes secondary mathematics, mathematics intervention at the early and middle levels, and teacher in-service and graduate-level coursework.
Kurt is a founding member of the US Math Recovery Council® (USMRC). He has served on the USMRC Board of Directors, worked as a member of the USMRC Instructional Strategy Group, and as faculty for MR Summer Institutes. Kurt has been a presenter at numerous state, national, and international conferences. He is a co-author of the Add+VantageMR® professional development program and a contributing author for the Math Recovery® Intervention Specialist (MRIS), Math Recovery® Specialist (MRSp) and MR Leadership courses.
You can read more about them on our conference web page and register for the conference: https://www.mathrecovery.org/2019-national-conference