Published on *National Association for Gifted Children* (http://www.nagc.org)

Linda Sheffield

Dr. Sheffield, founding director of the Kentucky Center of Mathematics, is a co-author of Math Innovations, a middle grades mathematics series as well as the Javits-funded *Project M ^{3}: Mentoring Mathematical Minds* and the NSF

**Speaker Topics**

- Mathematics for Gifted and Advanced Learners
- Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
*Project M*^{3}:*Mentoring Mathematical Minds**Project M*^{2}: Mentoring Young Mathematicians*Math Acceleration: Boon or Boondoggle**Creativity and Mathematics: Conflicting or Complementary?**Let’s Be Rational: Are They Really Ready for Algebra?**Workshops could be on any number of mathematics topics including proportional reasoning, algebraic thinking, operations with rational numbers, geometry and problem solving as well as resources and techniques for developing students with high-level mathematical engagement and expertise such as questioning strategies, oral and written mathematical discourse, recreational mathematics, competitions, and assessment.*

Northern Kentucky University

Fort Thomas, KY