Happy Hunting

Into the fall and winter many people find themselves out hunting. No different the mathematicians perusing the NCTM Regional Conference Program Book in November in Minneapolis. With pen and highlighter poised participants were ready to hit the target of the perfect session(s) to find that “just right” strategy to address the focus of classroom or district needs.

Promoting the Right Stuff

You know what you should do? PROMOTE the right stuff.
Thoughts on MCTM’s Mission Statement

Math Tweeter of the Month

Last year, at MCTM in Duluth, Aloma P. Rohman (@rohmansoldier) joined Twitter and started her exciting journey through the MathTwitterBlogosphere (#MTBoS).

MCTM’s Mission Statement

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015 in Equity, Leadership | One Comment

Earlier this year, when I began my role as President of MCTM, I decided it was important that I really read and try to understand our organization’s mission statement.

Math Tweeter of the Month

As an ongoing feature, Math Bits would like to highlight some of Minnesota’s fabulous teachers that are growing professionally through social media.

Looking to the future

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Leadership | No Comments

Contributed by Amy Wix
This summer, I along with Region 7 Director Becky Rud, attended the NCTM Affiliates Leaders Conference in Phoenix. We found a common challenge is that change isn’t easy and we spent time with the ideas presented in the book “Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard” (Chip Heath & Dan Heath, 2010).

Kay Wohlhuter Candidate for NCTM Board

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Announcements, Leadership | No Comments

MCTM member Kay Wohlhuter from UMD is a candidate for NCTM Director At-Large. Election takes place from September 30, 2015 to November 2, 2015. Watch for your opportunity to vote..

Where Do You Find Your Math?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Leadership | No Comments

Contributed by Mardi Knudson
I was downtown Duluth browsing in a shop when the owner asked why I was in town. “The math conference down at the DECC,” was my reply.