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.
Browse NCTM's Books!
Peruse 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.
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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 15% off 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
Interested in more speaker videos? Watch some of the
2017 NCTM Annual Meeting presentations.
Have a few extra minutes? These blog posts written by your peers and curated by the editors of Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM), Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (MTMS), and Mathematics Teacher (MT) are a great resource to get you thinking about your classroom instruction at the start of the year.
Are Your Students Problem Performers or Problem Solvers
by Angela T. Barlow, Matthew Duncan, Alyson E. Lischka, Kristin S. Hartland, and J. Christopher Willingham
Relational Thinking: What's the Difference?
by Ian Whitacre, Robert C. Schoen, Zachary Champagne, and Andrea Goddard
Exploring Yellowstone National Park with Mathematical Modeling
by Megan H. Wickstrom, Ruth Carr, and Dacia Lackey
The Cake Contest
by Colleen Haberern
Increased Participation and Conversation Using Networked Devices
by Christopher Danielson and Dan Meyer
Snapshots of Equitable Teaching in a Highly Diverse Classroom
by Ruth N. Urbina-Lilback
These lessons address a mathematical topic and support effective teaching practices. Four new just added!
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. You will also find more math resources and tools, as well as a
Math Forum: Problems of the Week Blog, furthering discussion.
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