NCTM Update

10/06/2017 11:49 AM | Anonymous

Affiliate Leaders

October 2017

Update on Advocacy Efforts 
Our Affiliate Leaders Conference theme in Baltimore wasIntent to Impact: Addressing Access, Equity, and Advocacy in Your Affiliate. How are your advocacy efforts coming along? Would you like to share your progress with other Affiliates? Email, and let us know!

We will have our first follow-up webinar on Tuesday, November 7, 7:00–8:00 p.m.

 Eastern Time. All Affiliates are welcome to attend, you do not need to have attended the Affiliate Leaders Conference in Baltimore. We will discuss how to design an advocacy plan for your Affiliate and how to overcome some obstacles that may occur along the way. Email to register for the webinar.

Get On Your MARC Webinar 
Did you miss our Membership and Affiliate Relations Committee (MARC) informational webinar? See the Get On Your MARC webinar video recording.

Starting a Student Affiliate Webinar? 
Do you work with preservice math teachers in a university or college? Please consider sponsoring a Student Affiliate. Student Affiliates are formally organized to support preservice math teachers with NCTM's membership and affiliate benefits. Preservice teachers receive a complimentary NCTM student e-membership for being a member of their Student Affiliate. Contact your MARC regional representative for details, or join us on October 10, 2017, at 7:00 Eastern Time for an informational webinar on how to start and maintain a student affiliate. Email to register for the webinar. The registration deadline is Friday, October 6. We look forward to seeing you on the webinar.

Fall Regional Conferences 
Registration is now open for NCTM's premier fall events:  2017 Regional Conferences and the Innov8 Conference.

Innov8 will be held November 15–17, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The theme of this year's Innov8 Conference isBreaking Barriers: Actionable Approaches to Reach Each and Every Learner in Mathematics." Go to the NCTM website for a video and details.

The NCTM 2017 Regional Conference theme is Mathematics Education Meets Excellence. Regional Conferences will be held in the following cities:

October 18–20, 2017                      Orlando, Florida 
November 29–December 1, 2017   Chicago, Illinois

Click the city to visit the NCTM Regional Conference pages for complete information on programs, housing, and registration.

Activities with Rigor and Coherence (ARCs) 
As you launch into the new school year, consider NCTM's free, high-quality tasks to use with your students. Activities with Rigor and Coherence (ARCs) scaffold effective teaching and support you in enacting the eight Mathematics Teaching Practices articulated in Principles to Actions as well as the instructional guidance set forth in 5 Practices for Orchestrating Mathematics Discussions. ARCs are available for major math concepts ranging from grades K–12. Check them out today!

Call for Nominations: NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award 
Know an NCTM member who has exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level? Consider nominating an exceptional colleague who is a member and who has contributed significantly to math education through leadership, teaching, and service. Supported by MET, the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented at the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, DC. Submit a nomination packet postmarked by November 3.

Future Annual Meeting Dates
Washington, D.C.           
San  Diego, California 
Centennial Conference 
Chicago, Illinois 
St. Louis, Missouri

April 25–28, 2018 
April 3–6, 2019 
April 1–4, 2020


October 21–24, 2020

We are just a few years away from NCTM's transition to a fall Annual Meeting & Exposition. Note that April 2020 is the transition year, and NCTM will have a special Centennial Conference in lieu of the Annual Meeting & Exposition. The meeting will resume in October 2020 in St. Louis. Mark your calendar now and plan to attend one or more of these great meetings!

Affiliate Editors and Webmasters

Follow or engage in Twitter Chat with NCTM Journals during the month of October 2017 
Teaching Children Mathematics (TCM) 
Twitter Handle: @TCM_at_NCTM 
Chat Hashtags: #TCMchat 
Article Title: Trying Three-Act Tasks with Primary Students 
Authors: Kendra Lomax, Kristin Alfonzo, Sarah Dietz, Ellen Kleyman, and Elham Kazemi 
Dates and Time: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 9:00 PM ET

Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School (MTMS) 
Twitter Handle: @MTMS_at_NCTM 
Chat Hashtag: #MTMSchat 
Article Title: Working with Noise in Bivariate Data 
Author(s): Randall E. Groth, Matthew Jones, and Mary Knaub 
Date and Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:00 PM ET

Mathematics Teacher (MT) 
Twitter Handle: @MT_at_NCTM 
Chat Hashtag: #MTchat 
Articles Title: A Student Asks about (–5)! 
Author(s): E. Paul Goldenberg and Cynthia J. Carter 
Date and Time: 4th Wednesday of the month at 9:00 PM ET

2017 NCTM Regional Conferences
2018 NCTM Annual Meeting




Regional Conferences 
Orlando · Oct. 18–20 
Chicago · Nov. 29–Dec. 1


Kansas City · Nov. 25–28 Seattle · Nov. 28 –30


2017 Innov8 Conference 
Las Vegas · Nov. 15–17 

Annual Meetings 
Washington, D.C. · April 25–28

San Diego · April 3–6

(Centennial Conference)
St. Louis · April 21 –24

Atlanta · Sept. 22–25 

2018 Innov8 Conference 
Hartford, CT · Oct. 4 –6

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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