National Geographic Webinar and 3M TWIST Summer Opportunity

12/14/2022 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

National Geographic Webinar: Scheduled for this Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 4:00 PM. The Webinar will be hosted by Dr. India White and focused on how to implement equitable math practices in the classroom. Dr. White is on the Board of NCTM and is the Equity Chairperson for the council. Please forward this email to any educators and administrators who might be interested. The webinar can be accessed through this link.

In this webinar, educators and administrators will learn how to:

  • Define equity in the classroom
  • Ensure equitable math instruction
  • Advocate for equitable educational experiences that provide all with the opportunity to pursue the best versions of themselves.

3M TWIST: The 3M TWIST program allows K-12, math, science, and technology teachers to spend six weeks during the summer working closely with a 3M host on an actual 3M research project. The objective is to provide active and challenging technical experiences for teachers in an industrial setting.  The attached the flier that gives some high-level information about the program.  The direct link to the application is TWIST2023.

The target audience includes all teachers (K-12) in the science, math, and tech ed teachers, so feel free to spread the word to colleagues.

You can also get information from the website:

The ATOMIC Mission is to ensure that every Connecticut student receives world-class education in mathematics by providing vision, leadership and support to the K-16 mathematics community and by providing every teacher of mathematics the opportunity to grow professionally.

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