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    Nov 9, 2020
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    NCTM Says “No One Should Be Pleased” with Latest NAEP Scores NCTM Says “No One Should Be Pleased” with Latest NAEP Scores FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Stacey Finkel, media@nctm.org, (703) 304-1377   Reston, Va. - October 30, 2020 - The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) rea

    Aug 18, 2020
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    NCTM Provides Guidance for Teachers, Administrators and Families Planning for the Fall NCTM Provides Guidance for Teachers, Administrators and Families Planning for the Fall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stacey Finkel, 703-304-1377, media@nctm.org Reston, Va. — July 27, 2020 — As teachers, schoo

    Jun 17, 2020
    School and district leaders have a lot to think about as they plan for fall instruction, in the wake of a spring semester decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. Two professional math-education organizations are urging them to put equity front and center as they plan what their math classrooms will look like in the fall.
    Jun 16, 2020
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    Reston, Va. - June 16, 2020 - In the coming months education leaders will have to address many issues that relate to educating children as we continue to endure the public health crisis caused by COVID-19.

    Jun 15, 2020

    THE Journal

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has issued two extensive publications — one for elementary educators and the other for middle school educators — on how to help all students view themselves as "capable learners and doers" of math. The latest reports are follow-ons to one issued in 2018 covering high school math and are meant to serve as a callout to school and district leaders, teachers and others to "confront inequitable policies and practices" in math education, many of which have become especially evident since the onset of COVID-19.
    Jun 15, 2020

    Education Week

    Algebra is considered the gateway to advanced mathematics, and school districts across the country have hoped to diversify access to college-preparatory math by increasing the number of students who take algebra by the end of 8th grade. But calling a course "Algebra" doesn't guarantee black students are getting equal access to the math content they need to succeed in high school.

    Jun 15, 2020

    District Administration

    While ed tech platforms solve many challenges, schools need to ensure teachers are providing manipulatives and keeping communications open for students without internet access during school closures.

    Jun 1, 2020
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    As president and past president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), we are committed to a position of social justice that challenges the roles of power, privilege, and oppression. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the loved ones of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. As a mathematics education community, we must not tolerate acts of racism, hate, bias, or violence. 
    May 26, 2020

    St. Louis Annual Meeting and Exposition Update St. Louis Annual Meeting and Exposition Update NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition October 21-24, 2020 St. Louis Registration and additional information about the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in St. Louis as well as the Regional Meeti

    May 26, 2020
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    NCTM continues to monitor the outbreak and spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and assess its implications on future NCTM events.  
    May 26, 2020
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    NCTM Releases Two Catalyzing Change Publications to Help Transform Mathematics Education from Preschool through Middle School 

     

    Mar 31, 2020
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    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) today announced several initiatives to support teachers and students as the organization recognizes 100 years of service to educators. During these challenging times, as many are transitioning to online teaching, NCTM is offering support for those teaching mathematics, in addition to free membership and online resources.
    Mar 17, 2020
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    Free online resources for teachers.
    Mar 2, 2020
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    Centennial Year Celebration
    Dec 18, 2019
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    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) will launch its new practitioner journal <i>Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12 (MTLT)</i> with the inaugural issue available January 2020. This launch marks the kick off to NCTM's centennial year celebration.
    Nov 1, 2019
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    Congratulations to Desiree Y. Harrison, Melissa Boston, Dewey E. Gottlieb, and Jennifer Suh who have been elected to serve on the NCTM Board of Directors. 
    Oct 30, 2019
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    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) views the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scores as somewhat disappointing but not all that surprising.
     
    Jun 21, 2019
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    Statement from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) President Robert Q. Berry III in response to US House approval of an FY2020 spending bill that invests in education, including the Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Programs of the Higher Education Act, and Title II-A and Title IV-A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
    Apr 9, 2019
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    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has announced that Dr. Patricio Herbst will be the next editor-in-chief of the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME). 

    Apr 8, 2019
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    A year ago, NCTM released the influential publication Catalyzing Change, which called upon all individuals involved with high school math to move forward with significant changes.

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