MCTM CONNECT Book Giveaway

Please consider donating any unneeded but reasonably current textbooks or other learning materials to the MCTM CONNECT Book Giveaway.

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.

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”.

Maintaining Connections with Former Students

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Post-Secondary | No Comments

For those of us who work with pre-service teachers… How do you keep in touch with your former students after they graduate? How can these teachers remain connected with each other and with you?

CONNECT Math Mixer on Dec. 1

You are invited to the CONNECT Math Mixer!

Pass this on to new teachers in your building!

If there are mathematics teachers in your building who are in their first few years of teaching, make sure that they get CONNECTed to MCTM. As part of the Council’s service to our members, the MCTM CONNECT Committee offers several opportunities to help beginning teachers feel supported and grow professionally. Since there is no convenient way to get in touch with new colleagues, we rely on you, our members, to help us get connected. Please give this page to your colleagues who are new.

It’s Elementary!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2016 in Elementary, Leadership | No Comments

Sometimes an idea keeps coming up in surprising places and surprising ways. At first it intrigues you. Then it pops up again and again. You start thinking someone out there is trying to tell you something.

It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2016 in Elementary, Middle School | No Comments

Welcome back to a new school year! We hope your year is off to an exciting start. Our goal for this column is to inspire teachers to inspire children. How can we help our students to see their world through a mathematical lens?

CONNECT Session at the Spring Conference

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Announcements, Opportunities, Uncategorized | No Comments

New and future teachers are invited to the CONNECT Session held during 7:00–9:00 PM on Thursday, April 28th, the evening before the MCTM Spring Conference in Duluth.

Surprises in My First Year of Teaching

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Middle School | No Comments

However, as the students and I began working together, I realized all the classes I had taken, books I had read, and planning I had done still could not possibly prepare me for unique situations I would face (these are unpredictable 12 and 13-year-olds after all!)