Cheryl J. McAllister,
Office: Johnson Hall 217A
Mail Stop: MS6700
Presentation for Focus on Technology Conference, UMSL, Oct. 25, 2013, "Redesign of Beginning and Intermediate Algebra using ALEKS: Lessons Learned"
Presentation for College Success Seminar, Feb. 6, 2013. "Math Study Skills".
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):
Power Point presentation References Handout
Here is a direct link to mathematics
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