Cheryl J. McAllister,
Associate Professor

Mathematics Department

Office: Johnson Hall 217A

Mail Stop: MS6700

Phone: 573-651-2778

E-mail: cjmcallister@semo.edu

#### Presentations

Presentation for Focus on Technology Conference, UMSL,
Oct. 25, 2013, "Redesign
of Beginning and Intermediate Algebra using ALEKS: Lessons Learned"

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Presentation for College Success Seminar, Feb. 6, 2013. "Math Study Skills".**

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Presentation for JMM in San Diego, Jan. 12, 2013. "Redesigning Beginning and
Intermediate Algebra: Lessons Learned.**

**Presentation
for Nov. 30, 2012 MCTM Conference "Circles and Triangles: Constructing Platonic
Solids as Art".**

**Presentation for Dec. 2, 2011 MCTM Conference
"Tangram Activities for the holidays" **** **

Presentation for Dec. 3,
2010 MCTM meeting on "Developing skills writing word problems for fraction
operations".
PDF

**Handouts from December 4, 2009
MCTM meeting on "Teaching Fraction Word Problems with a Conceptual Approach".**

Power points slides
Handout

**Power Point slides from Mathfest
2009 presentations:**

"Common Error Patterns in
Pre-service Teachers' Attempts at Writing Fraction Word Problems", Cheryl J.
McAllister and Cheryl Beaver.

"Using the Mathematics of Art as a
Freshman Seminar Theme", Cheryl J. McAllister

**Handouts and materials from 2008
MCTM conference in Columbia, MO from the "Enhancing the teaching of problem
solving involving fractions" workshop.**

Overhead
slides
Problems using only the definition of fractions

Dr.
Loyd's Activity
Basic Contexts
for Fraction Word Problems

**Feel free to browse
below and download anything that is useful to you!**

**Power Point for Fall 2007 SSMA conference **

Student
error patterns when writing fraction word problems

**Handouts and information from the
Fall 2005 MCTM conference **

Fraction Activities
Link to
the Rational Number Project

Fraction Games
Problems
associated with the teaching of fraction concepts

**Polyomino
information (follow-up to MCTM conference 2002):**

Pentomino activity sheet
Websites for learning more about polyominoes
Outline form of Power
Point slides.

**Universal Design information (follow-up
to 2002 NCTM conference in Paducah):**

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Power Point presentation
References
Handout**

**Here is a direct link to mathematics
education information
compiled specifically for Early Childhood Majors**

Link to Information on Teaching Mathematics
for Early Childhood Majors

*What if math is not your best subject?*

**When Will I Use Math?**
http://WhenWillIUseMath.com

Math Study Skills

Suggestions on how to cope with math anxiety

Dissertation:
*Developing Preservice Teachers'
Procedural and Conceptual** * *Understanding of Fractional
Number Concepts *

Dissertation - final draft
Appendixes

Last updated 6/4/2014