Welcome to the 30th Anja S. Greer Conference on Mathematics, Science and Technology being held June 22 - June 27, 2014 at Phillips Exeter Academy. If this is your first time to the conference, use our interactive map to get to know the campus. Registration is held at the Phelps Academy Center and classes are primarily in the Phelps Science Center or the Academy Center.  You can find your dorm by using the buiding filters.  Your conference "Welcome Letter" includes your dorm assignment.  Please note on the map, the dorms are listed as male or female.  The gender assignment of the dorms may change the week of the conference based on our needs.  
     Using the schedule below, you can build your individual schedule by clicking on the "star" of the sessions you will attend.  For your (2) weeklong courses, please refer to your "Welcome Letter" for courses listed by period.  
     Our Conference within a Conference (CWIC) sessions are included in this schedule.  During your free time, you can attend as many CWIC sessions as you’d like. You do not have to pre-register for CWIC sessions, these are open to all to attend.  Just "star" the sessions you are interested in attending. Your individual schedule will be created.  You can print it or push it to a mobile device.

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Nils Ahbel

Nils studied Mechanical Engineering and then earned his MBA from the University of Chicago in 1984, with a concentration in Microeconomics. Following graduate school he worked in Germany as a project engineer for five years and then, searching for his passion he returned to the US to give prep school life a try. Already in his second year of teaching he was chosen to be an author for the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, working on three UCSMP textbooks.

Nils has been teaching at prep schools for 27 years and has been on the faculty at Deerfield Academy for 18 years. At Deerfield he has served in the roles of Academic Technology Coordinator, Academic Dean, Math Department Chair in addition to dorm parent, coach, advisor, football game announcer and teacher. Nils is also the holder of The Class of 1952 Schoolmaster’s Chair for excellence in teaching.

He has spoken at over 200 education conferences and done consulting and professional development for schools, including Exeter. He has been a keynote speaker for conferences in the US and also in Canada, England, and five times in Australia. Since 1992 he has been on many product development teams for Texas Instruments, including the TI-84 and TI-Nspire, and more recently for FluidMath on the iPad. He is currently the lead writer to create Algebra curriculum for the iPad aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institutes of Health. He has written articles for on-line magazines and recently published an article in The Mathematics Teacher.

My Leaders Sessions

Tuesday, June 24

11:30am EDT

Learning Styles in the Math Classroom Forum

Thursday, June 26

4:45pm EDT