Project Dragonfly – 2018 Earth Expeditions

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Announcements, Opportunities | No Comments

Miami University’s Project Dragonfly is accepting applications for 2018 Earth Expeditions graduate courses that offer extraordinary experiences in 16 countries throughout the world.

How to Get Involved in MCTM

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Announcements, Leadership, Opportunities | No Comments

Are you interested in getting more involved in the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics but don’t know where to get started?

Welcome to August!!

As we look at heading back to school, establishing your classroom community is key to setting the tone for the entire year.  Jo Boaler provides a framework for norms for the mathematics classroom with seven norms.

MCTM Twitter-Intro Sessions

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Announcements, Opportunities | No Comments

The MCTM Communications Committee has heard that people want more ways to connect with other Minnesota math teachers so we are offering 3 times in August to help people get signed up for Twitter.

One Week Course: Entrepreneurship and Design-Thinking for Teachers

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Announcements, Opportunities | No Comments

This brand new, one-week course immerses teachers in design-thinking and lean startup methodology concepts using a hands-on curriculum to promote entrepreneurship with their students. Registration is $80 and all participants will receive a $150 stipend and 35 CEUs upon completing the full course.

MN Math Leaders and MDE Fall Kick-Off

What does fluency with basic facts actually mean, and how is fact fluency developed? During this session, participants will explore meaningful activities and games designed to help children progress along a developmental trajectory towards lasting fact mastery.

MN Math Leaders & MDE 2-day Leadership Series

This 2-day series is designed to help school and district leadership teams implement K-12 mathematics programs that sustain and improve the learning of each and every student over time. Research affirmed practices and protocols are provided that when implemented correctly significantly improve student learning and teacher knowledge of mathematics.

CONNECT Session at the Spring Conference

Posted by on Apr 2, 2017 in Announcements, Opportunities | No Comments

New and future are invited to the CONNECT Session held during 7:00–9:00 PM on Thursday, April 27th, the evening before the MCTM Spring Conference in Duluth.

Teachers Helping Teachers: Grants and Scholarships for Teachers

Posted by on Apr 2, 2017 in Announcements, Opportunities | No Comments

The MCTM Foundation awards grants and scholarships to teachers. Since it began, the Foundation has awarded 86 grants and scholarships to K-12 math teachers across Minnesota.

Connect with Metro Area Math Teachers!

As I advertised CONNECT’s events I was contacted by many not-new math teachers saying “Hey, we want to get together too”.