06/21/2024 01:00 pm - 06/23/2024

AMTA 2024 Annual Conference

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In-person annual conference for 2024

2024 AMTA Annual Conference

Location:  Arizona State University,
                  Bateman Physical Sciences Building, H Wing 

Dates / Times:  Friday, June 21, 2024  1:00 PM 
                          Saturday, June 22, 2024   9:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
                          Sunday, June 23, 2024  9:00 - 11:00 AM 

  • Non-members $60 
  • Members - $30 (must be logged in with AMTA Membership account, discount will be applied on Payment page)
            Price includes snacks and drink ticket


Friday, June 21, 2024
1:00 PM    Meet and Greet Activities
Saturday, June 22, 2024  1:00 PM 
 9:00 AM  Welcome Message - Lynn Jorgenson & Ray Howanski
 9:15 AM.  Keynote:  Embodied Cognition in Theory and practice:  How 
                                 Behavior Becomes Thought
Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Arthur Glenberg 
does basic research in cognitive psychology
and cognitive neurosciences with a focus on
developing theories of embodied cognition in
the areas of language, education, and social
processes.  In addition, he and his colleagues
at ASU have developed an embodies reading
comprehension intervention  (EMBRACE) for
English Language learning children in the early
elementary grades.  Follow the link below to
learn more.  His work has been funded by NIH,
IES, and NSF.  Dr. Golenberg has authored a
textbook, in its Third Edition, an edited volume,
and over 100 peer-reviewed articles. 


10:30 AM  Round Table Discussions " Modeling In  Your Corner of the World
11:05 AM  AMTA Awards
11:15 AM  Preview of Break-out Sessions 
12:00        Lunch - On Your own

1:00  PM   Break Out Sessions:
  • Beyond Canceling:  Developing Authentic Proportional Reasoning in Chemistry - Mitch Sweet / Brenda Royce
  • Modeling Astronomy -
  • Modeling Biology -
  • Advancing in Middle School Modeling Curriculum with Supplemental Resources - George Nelson
2:00 PM Break Out Sessions: 
  • Modeling Middle School Math - Kelli Warble
  • Chemistry 2024 Revisions - B Royce
  • Pyret'ship:  Marrying Mechanics and Computational Thinking as Computational Modeling in Physics First - Melissa Girmscheid
  • Modeling with Vernier - Fran Poodry
3:00 PM   Closing Remarks 

3:30   AMTA Board meeting 

Dinner Meet Ups 

Sunday, June 23, 2024 
9:00 AM AMTA Board Meeting - New Board Members Orientation

Lodging Options (Not included in the cost of the conference): 

The Graduate Hotel - Tempe
225 E. Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281
Approximately $160 /night plus tax


Hawthorn Suites
2301 E. Southern Ave., Tempe AZ 85282


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