Hidden Figures

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Equity, High School, Middle School | No Comments

The movie, Hidden Figures, is currently the number one movie in the country! Here are ways to include it with your math courses…

Supplemental Math Resources from MDE

On the Pearson Perspective website (https://mn.pearsonperspective.com/perspective) there are hundreds of FREE resources available to you and your students.

More Accessible Mathematics

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Elementary, High School, Middle School | No Comments

I used the book: Accessible Mathematics: 10 Instructional Shifts that Raise Student Achievement by Steven Leinwand as a springboard for some ideas to reflect upon as the new school year was underway.

MCTM Foundation Offers Spring Conference Grants

Thinking ahead to the Spring Conference but your school or district is short on funds? The MCTM Foundation offers grants of up to $550 per person to supplement your costs.

All Things Pythagorean

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in High School, Middle School, Uncategorized | No Comments

The Pythagorean Theorem has never seemed the same to me since seeing it rendered in terms of the Mona Lisa.

Arguments Encouraged

Posted by on Dec 2, 2016 in High School, Middle School | No Comments

For 3 mornings I worked with a group of math teachers lead by Chris Luzniak (@pispeak) and Matt Baker (@stoodle) aimed at promoting discussion among your students allowing for more talk from them and less talk directed at them.

Access, Equity and Empowerment – A Report from the Affiliate Leadership Conference

The focus of this year’s conference was to frame the WHY of our organization in order to connect to the heart of our members and their work as educators.

Opportunity at the Dana Center at the University of Texas

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Announcements, High School, Leadership | No Comments

Are you a math educator tired of “business as usual” high school mathematics courses? We’re looking for someone to help shape new course models that will encourage a seamless transition from high school to college. Help us change high school math courses and apply today: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/160831019704

Hollyhock Fellows Application Has Opened

Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 in Announcements, High School, Leadership | No Comments

Highly qualified applicants will have Between 2-7 years of teaching experience in science, math, history, or English A teaching position at a high school where >50% of students qualify for free and reduced lunch At least two or more colleagues from the same school who also apply A belief in equitable outcomes for all students […]

Present at the 2017 MCTM Spring Conference

What are you excited about? What is working for you? What is important to you? What do others need to know? We all improve when we share. Consider presenting at the 2017 MCTM Spring Conference. You can  find a link to the Speaker Form on the 2017 MCTM Spring Conference page at mctm.org or Access the form […]