Today's students face a future where there is an increasing need for mathematical skills in the workplace. As a high school teacher, leader, administrator, or counselor, part of your profession involves helping ensure that students are prepared for both personal and professional success.
NCTM's upcoming publication, Catalyzing Change in High School Mathematics: Initiating Critical Conversations, will be a must-read for anyone who's involved in high school mathematics education.
Catalyzing Change engages all individuals with a stake in high school mathematics to catalyze critical conversations across groups.
Catalyzing Change Executive Summary
Catalyzing Change Infographic
NCTM News Release
Speaker: Matt LarsonMay 16, 2018 | 7:00 p.m. ET
This webinar will provide an overview of Catalyzing Change and initiates critical conversations centering on the following serious challenges: explicitly broadening the purposes for teaching high school mathematics beyond a focus on college and career readiness; dismantling structural obstacles that stand in the way of mathematics working for each and every student; implementing equitable instructional practices; identifying Essential Concepts that all high school students should learn and understand at a deep level; and organizing the high school curriculum around these Essential Concepts in order to support students' future personal and professional goals. Catalyzing Change is written to engage all individuals with a stake in high school mathematics in the serious conversations that must take place to bring about and give support to necessary changes in high school mathematics.
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