Volunteer Opportunities

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Opportunities, Research and Resources | No Comments

We hope this helps you in your efforts to make connections. If you find something you want to share, or are looking for volunteers within the MCTM organization, contact your Region Director who will be able to channel the information to the Communications Committee.

MCTM Foundation Grants and Scholarships

Spring Conference Grants Deadline Feb. 10th
Scholarships for Middle School Teachers of Mathematics

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…

Choosing a Primary Resource for Instruction

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Elementary, Middle School | 2 Comments

The term “primary resource” for many would be the “curriculum” used to guide instruction. For the district in which I teach, our curriculum is the set of MN standards for math; our “primary resource” is the text (or other platform) teachers use to guide instruction on the standards and benchmarks

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.

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.

Q & A about MCA Math Test Resources

Q1: What can you do to help prepare students for the MCA?

What is an Edcamp and Why Should You Go?

Better yet, attend EdCamp Math & Science MN on October 21st 2016, 9 AM to 3 PM at a new location, Prior Lake High School. Register here: www.edcampmsmn.org and follow on Twitter #EdcampMSMN.

Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) Conference

Posted by on Sep 18, 2016 in Announcements, Elementary, Middle School | No Comments

Mark your calendars for the Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) 9th Biennial National Conference

Happy New Year!

Over the summer I rediscovered the book Accessible Mathematics: 10 Instructional Shifts that Raise Student Achievement by Steven Leinwand. The lens is pointed to “engage, and focus on understanding and application.” (p.2) In this time of heightened awareness and action to engage all students and to be culturally responsive in our classrooms, it makes sense to integrate Leinwand’s shifts.