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    Sep 27, 2017
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    Reston, Va., September 27, 2017 – Brennan Kastens, a junior at Eastern University in St. Davids, Penn. has been awarded the Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarship presented by the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

    Aug 1, 2017

    NPR Ed

    We're All Born With Mathematical Abilities (And Why That's Important) As an undergraduate at the University of Arizona, Kristy VanMarle knew she wanted to go to grad school for psychology, but wasn't sure what lab to join. Then, she saw a flyer: Did you know that babies can count? "I thought, No way. Babie

    Aug 1, 2017

    Oak Ridge Today

    The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) have announced that Elaine Vaughan, a math teacher at Oak Ridge High School, was one of 10 math and science teacher leaders selected to serve as a 2017 STEM Teacher Ambassador.
    Jul 24, 2017
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    Today the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) announced three new Mathematics Education Trust (MET) grants for mathematics teachers and teacher leaders. Each grant addresses MET's mission to improve mathematics teaching and learning.

    Jul 5, 2017
    Algebra problems are at the heart of a dispute over the level of math deemed necessary to earn an associate degree or transfer to a four-year college.
    Jun 28, 2017
    It is with great sadness that our beloved Carol Edwards has passed away. 
    Apr 14, 2017

    Education Week

    High school juniors and seniors who participated in a prestigious national math competition said they tend to study alone and to learn best when they grasp the underlying concepts behind math formulas.
    Mar 1, 2017
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    The Board of Directors of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has selected Ken Krehbiel to be NCTM executive director. He has been serving as acting executive director since October 2016.
    Jan 31, 2017

    Mathematical Association of America

    Mathematical Association of America Issues Statement Opposing Executive Order. Mathematical Association of America Issues Statement Opposing Executive Order. President Trump's Executive Order temporarily banning entry into the U.S. by citizens of seven countries has alarmed members of the Mathematical Associat

    Jan 30, 2017

    American Mathematical Society

    The members of the Board of Trustees of the American Mathematical Society wish to express their opposition to the Executive Order signed by President Trump that temporarily suspends immigration benefits to citizens of seven nations.
    Jan 27, 2017
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    Congratulations to the 2017 NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award recipients! The Mathematics Education Trust (MET) has selected Margaret (Peg) J. Kenney, posthumously, and J. Michael Shaughnessy as recipients of the NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award.
    Jan 27, 2017

    WQED iQ SmartParent

    Math in the Digital Age “What students should learn is a different issue than how their learning is measured,” stated NCTM President Matt Larson in this interview with WQED iQ SmartParent. What are Larson's three tips for parents to help their children with math? Parents, Common Core, computer science, and mo

    Jan 10, 2017

    Education Week

    The latest results of the Program for International Student Assessment give tantalizing hints of the connections between students' early-childhood education and their later math scores.
    Dec 6, 2016
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    Results of the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) released today demonstrate the need for a renewed focus on access, equity and high school curriculum for U.S. students in mathematics, according to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). PISA results show that students in the United States performed below average ranking 31st in mathematics out of 35 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries.
    Nov 29, 2016
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    Fourth- and eighth-graders in the United States have shown long-term improvement on the TIMSS mathematics assessments.
    Nov 29, 2016

    The Washington Post

    Eighth-grade students across the United States showed some improvement in math and science over the past four years, but fourth-graders’ performance was stagnant and students in both groups continued to trail many of their peers in Asia, according to the results of a major international exam (TIMMS) released Tuesday.
    Nov 14, 2016

    TODOS: Mathematics for All

    TODOS: Mathematics for ALL is an organization that seeks to create a more just, humanizing and equitable mathematics education experience for all. Regardless of your political views, we cannot let our differences overshadow our humanity toward each other.
    Nov 13, 2016

    Max A. Sobel, Former Chairman of NCTM Passes Away Max A. Sobel, Former Chairman of NCTM Passes Away Dr. Max A., 92 of Fair Lawn, New Jersey passed away at home on Friday, November 11, 2016. He was the son of the late Harry and Rebecca Sobel and brother of the late Samuel and Irving Sobel.  Max Sobel, Ph.D.,

    Nov 3, 2016

    Education Week

    What does it take to prepare a teacher to lead a classroom in the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering and math? And, what does it take to keep that teacher on the job?
    Nov 1, 2016

    Education Week

    What is keeping girls from pursuing opportunities and careers in math? Certain barriers could be perpetuated by their teachers, a new study suggests.
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