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    Jul 24, 2015
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    The Math Forum, an extensive online resource for the mathematics education community with nearly 100,000 subscribers, will become a part of NCTM. The merger, which was announced to attendees at Twitter Math Camp at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, will consolidate the resources of the two organizations.
    Jul 18, 2015


    This week, the top-ranked math students from high schools around the country went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries at the International Mathematical Olympiad in Chiang Mai, Thailand. And, for the first time in more than two decades, they won.
    Jul 16, 2015
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    Twenty-eight members of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics are among the 108 mathematics and science teachers named by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This year's awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools. The educators will receive their awards at a Washington, D.C. event later this summer.
    Jul 16, 2015


    Twenty-eight members of NCTM are among the 108 mathematics and science teachers named by President Obama as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). The educators will receive their awards at a Washington, D.C. event later this summer.
    Jul 14, 2015

    THE Journal

    A new program to equip North Texas K-12 teachers with the skills to instruct their students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) has been launched in Dallas.
    Jul 13, 2015

    Center for Digital Education

    As more teachers require students to do homework online, students from low-income families often don't have the Internet access to complete their digital work, leaving them at a disadvantage.
    Jul 12, 2015

    Last week my column centered on learning loss in the summer time better known as the “summer slide” and I mentioned what strategies parents can use for reading. This week’s column will be about math loss and strategies parents can use at home.
    Jul 10, 2015

    The New York Times

    Everyone should work as a bank teller at least once in their lives. When I first heard Jill Matson utter that sentence in front of a roomful of high school students last year, I instantly felt jealous of every teenager who had managed to land a summer job counting cash, sniffing out counterfeit checks and sorting out financial messes.
    Jul 9, 2015

    Huffington Post

    What does it mean to be passing math class? The answer to this question varies from state to state, according to a new report released by the research arm of the Education Department, the National Center for Education Statistics.
    Jul 8, 2015

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

    The higher education community came together this week to show its continued support of high academic standards and aligned assessments in K-12 education.
    Jul 8, 2015

    Marin Independent Journal

    Maritza Herrera and Estefi Mejia learn to write computer code in a Bell program class at Davidson Middle School in San Rafael. The nonprofit organization seeks to educate low-income kids.
    Jul 8, 2015

    Philanthropy News Digest

    NCTM is accepting proposals for its Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants program, which supports classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators.
    Jul 8, 2015

    Lee County Courier

    Sometimes next month, Jenny Simmons will visit the nation’s capital for the first time. Her trip to Washington, D.C., will not only include visits to the city’s monuments and museums but will also include receiving a $10,000 award.
    Jul 7, 2015

    Turlock Journal

    Just like the temperature, math skills can also potentially warm up during summer vacation through a series of math camps made available to regional students at California State University, Stanislaus.
    Jun 15, 2015

    Penn State Harrisburg

    Jane Wilburne, associate professor of mathematics education in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, was recently appointed chair of the Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) journal editorial panel.
    Jun 10, 2015

    Education Week

    In response to criticism from the math community,, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
    Jun 4, 2015

    Kentucky Teacher

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Hunt Institute have produced a series of videos to help teachers better understand the mathematics skills students need to succeed in college, life and careers.
    Jun 3, 2015

    Teaching Channel

    As attendees and presenters, we go to conferences to learn, share, and improve our practice. But how much of what happens at the conference actually affects our daily work when we leave?
    Jun 2, 2015

    Education Week

    Under the Common Core State Standards, Algebra 1 is a much tougher course than what was taught previously in most states, teachers and standards experts say, in part because many of the concepts that historically were covered in that high school class have been bumped down into middle school math.
    Jun 2, 2015

    Education Week

    The Consumer Reports-style reviews of common-core instructional materials posted by are incomplete, contain errors, and misrepresent what’s important in the common standards, two national groups of math educators contend.
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