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Indianapolis Early-Bird Extended: October 3

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Regional14-Indy-180x150The early-bird deadline for the NCTM Regional Conference & Exposition in Indianapolis, October 29–31, has been extended until Friday, October 3. This is the last chance to register at the early-bird rate and save up to $80 on your conference registration. With access to more than 200 sessions, you can customize your learning experience with conference strands and focus on the issues and trends that matter most to you. Register today!

Math is a Verb

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14326For most people, the word mathematics is a noun. But for many people in different cultures, math is not simply something they learn in school but something they do as an intrinsic part of their everyday lives. Math is a Verb: Activities and Lessons from Cultures Around the World provides culturally situated examples, each linked to Common Core objectives that show how math can be so much more than a story problem or an exercise in a worksheet with little or no context. Use code SOC25 to receive 25% off by September 30!

Head Tech

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BlogarithmEvery day it seems like K–12 students have more powerful tech tools at their disposal. But what are they to do with these tools? And when is it appropriate for them to use these tools? Read the latest MTMS blog of Blogarithm: Standards of Mathematical Practice in the Middle Grades.

CBMS National Forum

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CBMS LogoThe Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences (CBMS) National Forum will be at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Reston, Virginia, October 5–7. The focus and theme will be on building student success in the first two years of college math. This will continue and expand the work begun at our previous national forums. These previous four forums have focused upon K–12 mathematics education and the lifelong education of K–12 teachers. Register by September 25!
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