Forum on the Content and Assessment of School Mathematics
October 4-6, 2009, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Reston VA


CBMS Forum White Paper

The CBMS White Paper containing a synthesis of the recommendations that emerged from the discussion groups at the Forum is now available for downloading.

Common Standards and New Assessments for K12:
Recommendations from the National Forum convened by theConference Board of the Mathematical Sciences

Opening Talk

Steve Robinson's opening talk about the use of stimulus fund by the U.S. Department of Education was based on the two power point presentations below.

            American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Race to the Top

Panel Presentations

Each of the links below will take you to a copy of that panelist's power point presentation or to a PDF file of the presentation.

Content Panel: What are the features of a coherent math curriculum?

Jeremy Kilpatrick and John Dossey
Sybilla Beckman
Gary Martin
Jason Zimba

Assessment Panel: What are the features of Coherent Assessment Programs?

Frank Lester
Roger Howe
Wilfried Schmid
Linda Wilson

Teacher Education Panel: What are the most important things we can do to improve teacher education?

Joan Ferrini-Mundy
Alan Tucker
Denise Mewborn
Glen Stevens and Al Cuoco


There are three albums of pictures. Clicking on the thumbnail brings up a larger version.

Plenary Sessions
Breakout Sessions
Reception and Registration