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NEW - Principles to Actions

(New Books) Permanent link
14861_98x140.jpgContinuing its tradition of mathematics education leadership, NCTM has released Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All to define the principles and actions that are essential for a high-quality mathematics education for all students. This new landmark publication builds on NCTM’s Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and the Council’s previous standards publications, and it supports implementation of the Common Core.

Summer Professional Development

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Summer2014Join NCTM in San Diego or Chicago for summer professional development opportunities. Whether you are an experienced classroom teacher or just beginning your career, NCTM's Interactive Institutes will provide the instructional strategies and high-quality professional development you need to successfully implement CCSSM in the classroom. Institutes will be held from July through August and include Algebra Readiness for Every Student (Grades 6-8); Connecting Number and Operations in the Classroom(Grades Pre-K-5); and Engaging Students in Learning: Mathematical Practices and Process Standards (Grades 9-12). Save $40 with early-bird registration rates.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

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2014LAANCTM's Mathematics Education Trust (MET) has selected Miriam Leiva and Christian Hirsch as recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level. Leiva and Hirsch will be recognized during the Presentation of the 2014 NCTM Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2014 NCTM Annual Meeting and Exposition in New Orleans.

Creating Classroom Communities

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MTcover2014How can we foster a sense of belonging in our classrooms? NCTM guides mathematics teachers toward equitable teaching by emphasizing the importance of developing classroom communities. Mathematics Teacher wants you to share your experience in building classroom communities. We encourage submissions that will help readers learn new ways to capitalize on the strengths that cultural, racial, and linguistic diversity bring to our classrooms and schools. Submissions are due May 1! Learn more.

A Reflection on 25 Years in Mathematics Education

(From the President) Permanent link
Linda Gojak, NCTM President 2012-2014Twenty-five years ago NCTM released Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for Teaching Mathematics, which presented a comprehensive vision for mathematics teaching, learning, and assessment in grades K–12. Other significant publications continue to identify what we believe students should know and be able to do throughout their school mathematics experience. Since this is my final President’s Message, I thought this would be a good time to look at what the mathematics education community has accomplished since 1989 and the challenges that we must continue to address. Read more.

Blogs Come to NCTM Journals

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journalblogsNCTM is excited to announce the launch of blogs for each of our school journals: Teaching Children Mathematics, Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, and Mathematics Teacher. Discover new ideas for the classroom, explore ways to address the Common Core, and learn how math educators are connecting with other teachers. Let's strengthen our community—enter the NCTM blogosphere now!
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