Keynote speakers

Prof. Dr. Douglas H. Clements, ABD
University of Denver
Douglas H. Clements Douglas H. Clements is the Kennedy Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Learning and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. Dr. Clements has published over 135 refereed research studies, 22 books, 86 chapters, and 300 additional publications on the learning and teaching of early mathematics; creating, using, and evaluating research-based curricula; and taking interventions to scale. He served on the U.S. President's National Mathematics Advisory Panel, the Common Core State Standardscommittee, and the National Research Council’s Committee on early mathematics, and is co-author each of their reports Additional information can be found at http://du.academia.edu/DouglasClements, http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Douglas_Clements/, and http://portfolio.du.edu/dclemen9
 
Prof. Dr. Julie Sarama, ABD
University of Denver
Douglas H. Clements Julie Sarama is Kennedy Endowed Chair in Innovative Learning Technologies and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. She has taught high school mathematics, computer science, middle school gifted mathematics and early childhood mathematics. She has directed over 10 projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Institute of Education Sciences and has authored over 77 refereed articles, 6 books, 55 chapters, and over 80 additional publications. Her research interests include children's development of mathematical concepts and competencies, implementation and scale-up of educational interventions, professional development models’ influence on student learning, and implementation and effects of software environments. See https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Julie_Sarama and http://portfolio.du.edu/jsarama.