Back to School
Welcome to another successful school year providing high-quality math instruction for each and every student in your classroom. Whether you embarked on the first day of class already or the new school year is still around the corner, we want you to be ready! Check out these NCTM resources to get you prepared.
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Browse NCTM's Books!
Browse these books to improve your teaching and recharge before school starts. Whether you teach at the elementary-, middle-, or high school level, these featured publications will provide you new ideas to implement into your instruction when you return to your classroom. Members receive a 20% discount on publications, so stock up now for the school year!
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A new school year brings new students and fresh perspectives. What better time to get new resources to help your students enjoy learning math? The NCTM Store is a great place to start. NCTM members—be sure to take advantage of your 20% discount!
Get inspiration for your classroom by watching these NCTM Shadow Con speaker series webcasts.
Introduction - Dan Meyer
Seeing Students Who Hide - Cathy Yenca
The Mathematical Heart - Anurupa Ganguly
Math Play - Kassia Wedekind
The Art of Mathematical Anthropology - Geoff Krall
Closing – Mike Flynn and Zak Champagne
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2017 NCTM Annual Meeting presentations.
Have a few extra minutes? These posts written by your peers for the
Teaching Children Mathematics Blog,
Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Blog, and the
Mathematics Teacher Blog are a great resource to get you thinking about your classroom instruction at the start of the year.
The Power of Having More Than One Right Answer: Ambiguity in Math Class
by Christopher Danielson
Analyzing and Designing Story Problems That Matter
by Cathery Yeh, Maureen Neumann, and Corey Drake
I Would Like to Disagree, I Think
by Levi Patrick
Making Your Case
by Jamie Walker
by Harold Reiter
Finding New Problems in Old Places
by Glenn Waddell Jr.
These lessons address a mathematical topic and support effective teaching practices.
Check out this collection of timely resources for each grade level.
View Problems Library!
Get your weekly dose of math problems and puzzles from the Math Forum at NCTM.
New! Access 62 sets of Math Forum
Problems of the Week Resources that are free to members. Want more? Members save 20% on a Problems of the Week
grade-band specific professional learning modules are focused on the Effective Teaching Practices and Guiding Principles from Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All. Learning modules are available exclusively to NCTM members, but take a look at these open examples for each grade level:
View this "PtA" Module
NCTM hosts professional development opportunities and events throughout the year where you can learn to improve your instructional practice and collaborate with other teachers and educators from across the country. Members get a 25% discount on registration for all NCTM events!
Refer math teachers to NCTM!
Get details on how you can receive NCTM cash credit for every referral who joins. Start your school year with money to spend on NCTM resources – or even your own membership renewal.