Messages from the President

  • Robert Berry III


    Robert Q. Berry III

    NCTM President, 2018-2020

    President's Messages

    Messages by Robert Berry

  • Starting the School Year by Unpacking Your Why

    For many of you, the school year is about to start or has already started. This means that there is a lot of work that needs to get done before embarking on a successful beginning of the academic year. For some, it may mean creating a list of what tasks need to get done before the opening of school. This list may include making sure that you have necessary resources, arranging the classroom to optimize learning, and figuring out what you are teaching and how you might teach it.


    Thoughts on the Report of the 2018 NSSME+
    In June, I attended Horizon Research’s dissemination meeting on the Report of the 2018 NSSME+.


    What to Read? My Summer Reading List
    People often ask me what books have had an impact on me as a mathematics educator. There are two books that when I first read them, affirmed
    Examining Equitable Teaching Using the Mathematics Teaching Framework
    NCTM identified a core set of eight research-informed effective teaching practices in Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (NCTM 2014). 
    #NCTMSD2019: Building Community, Making Connections, & Reflecting on Practices
    As I reflected on my experiences at the 2019 NCTM Annual Meeting, I felt a sense of community. This spirit of community was evidenced in the ways attendees engaged speakers, interacted in the exhibit hall, and supported one another. I appreciated that so many attendees used social media to connect with other attendees as well as with colleagues who were not able to attend the meeting.