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    May 23, 2016

    KQED News

    This session of the NCTM Annual Meeting didn’t focus on any specific mathematical practice and yet it was enlightening — with the right approach, teachers can help kids who hate math feel like it’s their best subject.
    May 20, 2016
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    Studies find young students can benefit from the math tool, but many teachers still don’t employ them in lessons.
    May 16, 2016

    HuffPost Education

    Paul Kelley has been teaching mathematics at Anoka High School in Anoka, Minnesota. My wife Helen and I were lucky to meet Paul when we were all invited the recent White House celebration of our nation’s teachers. We meandered through the security line and spent time together during the Teacher of the Year ceremony.
    May 13, 2016

    Anoka-Hennepin School District

    When Paul Kelley, a math teacher at Anoka High School (AHS), first saw the email invitation in his inbox he was skeptical. It began, “The President requests the pleasure of your company…” When he saw that he was required to provide some sensitive identity information, he was downright suspicious.
    May 9, 2016


    Solution Tree, a premier educational publisher and professional development provider, has announced the release of a powerful new title -- Balancing the Equation: A Guide to School Mathematics for Educators and Parents -- copublished with NCTM.

    May 5, 2016
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    A math teacher is someone who inspires their students to look beyond the pages of the textbook to become problem solvers and critical thinkers. Every day your boundless passion and dedication impacts each and every one of your students. As a math teacher, you are ensuring that your students will have the knowledge and skills that will help them not only succeed in the classroom, but also be empowered by mathematics to become productive citizens of our democratic society.
    May 5, 2016

    SmartBlog on Education

    STEM classes teach more than science, technology, engineering and math, say students from the New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School — also known as Sci High — who participated in a panel discussion at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2015.
    May 5, 2016

    The Virginian-Pilot

    “It was a good math day.” That’s how Churchland Middle School principal Barbara Kimzey described Math Madness, a March 24 event that combined an often-challenging subject with Wii, iPads and gaming – things middle-schoolers enjoy.
    May 2, 2016
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     Matt Larson began his term as president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) at the conclusion of the Council’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco on April 16. Over the past year, Larson has worked closely with his predecessor, Diane J. Briars, as he prepared to assume the duties of president for his two-year term.


    Apr 27, 2016
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    A slight downturn in the grade 12 mathematics scores on the most recent Nation’s Report Card is further evidence of the need to make changes to the high school mathematics curriculum, according to NCTM.
    Apr 21, 2016

    The Ticker

    Jane Porath, a mathematics teacher at TCAPS' East Middle School, has received an invitation from President Barack Obama to attend the Teacher of the Year event at the White House on May 3.
    Apr 19, 2016

    SD Times

    There were a lot of computers on the floor of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco this past weekend, but very few of them were actually plugged in. That’s because the NCTM show is one where math teachers can use and evaluate abaci.
    Apr 14, 2016
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    NCTM Honors Lifetime Achievement Awards in Mathematics Education NCTM Honors Lifetime Achievement Awards Reston, Va., April 14, 2016-The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Barbara J. Reys and Ed Dickey as recipients of the NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Service to Mathe

    Apr 11, 2016
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    Educators suggest parents don't talk about math negatively with teens. In this article, parents can use advice given from veteran math teachers to help their teen gain interest and succeed in math.
    Apr 5, 2016
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    NCTM will offer more than 700 sessions and workshops covering all levels, pre-K-grade 12, at its 2016 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco. The four-day conference, April 13-16, will feature presenters from San Francisco and all across the country and will offer insights into implementation and assessment of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, best practices directly from experts in mathematics education, new ideas for integrating mathematics into other disciplines and supporting student learners, among many other topics.
    Apr 4, 2016

    Summing Up

    Congratulations to the recipients of the winter cycle of MET grants and scholarships! With the philanthropy, dedication, and support of donors and partners, NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust has for 40 years been putting money directly into the hands of educators who what to improve themselves and the teaching of mathematics.
    Mar 17, 2016
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    NCTM will offer more than 700 sessions and workshops covering all levels, pre-K–grade 12, at its 2016 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco. The four-day conference, April 13–16, will feature presenters from San Francisco and all across the country and will offer discussions about the Common Core State Standards, motivating students, inspiring the next generation of math leaders, among many other topics.
    Mar 16, 2016

    Education Week

    NCTM has released a statement cautioning states and districts that allowing computer science courses to substitute for a high school math course could "undermine students' mathematics preparation."
    Mar 7, 2016
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    More than 20 mathematics educators from NCTM state Affiliates and state departments of education representing 12 states convened in Arlington, Virginia on February 12 for a one-day meeting on how to better advocate for college- and career-ready mathematics education. The conference was organized by NCTM, the Hunt Institute, and the Collaborative for Student Success.
    Feb 2, 2016
    Today, a coalition of non-profit education and education technology organizations launched a national initiative to transform student attitudes about math.
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