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    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.
    Oct 31, 2016

    The Journal

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.
    Oct 28, 2016

    USA Today

    White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship White House pushes for STEM education, mentorship WASHINGTON - Mathletes and science whizs gathered at the White House Friday evening to discuss math's role in education in the 21st century and to reflect on The Man Who Knew Infinity , a new film about Sriniva

    Oct 28, 2016

    Education Week

    In a time when open educational resources are increasingly available, it is imperative that teachers be provided with curricular materials that clearly lay out well-reasoned organizations of student learning progressions with regard to mathematical content and reasoning.
    Oct 5, 2016
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    Concordia College Student Receives $10,000 NCTM Scholarship Reston, Va., October 5, 2016  - Adam Presler, a junior at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn. has been awarded the Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarship presented by the Mathematics Education Trust (MET) of the National Counci

    Sep 27, 2016

    NCTM announced Baltimore Ravens Offensive Lineman and published mathematician John Urschel will be a featured speaker at the 2017 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Antonio (April 5-8).

    Sep 6, 2016
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    The Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) recently released a statement expressing the strong support of a diverse group of education groups for active learning in the classroom.

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