Curriculum Materials Matter! Evaluating the Evaluation Process
Adoption of curriculum materials is one of the most important decisions a
teacher, school, or district can make. While state standards describe what
students are expected to learn and be able to do, what is taught in
classrooms—the implemented curriculum—is heavily influenced by textbooks and
other instructional materials. The instructional materials affect lesson
content, depth and duration of instruction for particular topics, and topic
sequence. So, while we may talk about curriculum materials as just
"resources," the fact is that they strongly influence classroom
instruction—for better or worse. President's Message
11/5/2014 12:04:47 PM |
The NCTM Election Results Are In!
results of the NCTM 2014 Election are in. Congratulations to Matthew R. Larson, Nadine Bezuk, John SanGiovanni, Denise Spangler, and Marilyn
Read more about the members elected to serve on the NCTM Board of Directors.
The NCTM Board sets the direction, establishes policy, and oversees the
activities of the Council. Board Directors serve three-year terms. All terms
begin at the conclusion of the NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting and Exposition in
11/4/2014 10:18:43 AM |
What is a Counting Circle?
"Is it okay to
blog about something that is not my innovation or lesson idea? Certainly!
Blogging includes sharing your practices and things you've learned from other
teachers. In the Math Twitter Blog-o-Sphere (#MTBoS), I love reading how
teachers share and implement one another's ideas." Learn more in the
10/8/2014 10:09:20 AM |