2020 NCSM virtual opportunity

03/26/2020 1:43 PM | Anonymous

We invite you to join us for this special 2020 NCSM virtual opportunity on Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, starting at 10 a.m. Central / 11 a.m. Eastern. 


After you register for the virtual conference, you may attend any of the sessions. We have listed the title and speakers for each offered session below.  More detailed descriptions for each session are included on our website.  

If you have a friend who would like to join, ask them to register using the link on our website.  


Session  Information  

Monday Session 1:  11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

  • Building Capacity In Statistics And Mathematical Modeling, Rachel Levy

  • See It, Move It, Grasp It: Math With Virtual Manipulatives, Christine Newell

  • Utilizing Math History To Embrace Equity, Failure, and Authentic Problem Solving In Leadership Communities, Sunil Singh

  • 6 Actions For Productive Struggle In The Mathematics Classroom, John SanGiovanni


Monday Session 2: 12:30 - 1:30 pm EDT

  • Using A Variety Of Media To Lead Courageous Conversations Among Mathematics Education Stakeholders, Marilyn Strutchens

  • Supporting Professionals To Counteract Racism and Oppression in the Discretionary Spaces Of Their Work, Deborah Ball

  • Be Both Author And Illustrator Of Mathematical Understanding, Jill Gough

  • Creating Interesting Ways For Students To Be Right and Wrong, Eli Luberoff


Monday Session 3: 2:30 - 3:30 pm EDT

  • How Mathematicians Play: Creating A Culture Of Ownership, Rigor, and Joy In Math Class, Daniel Finkel

  • Secondary and Postsecondary Mathematics Alignment At Scale—It’s A Big Job and Someone Has To Do It!, Katey Arrington & Ted Coe

  • Teaching Mathematics For Social Justice, Kris Childs

  • Why Aren’t We There Yet?, Cathy Seeley


Monday Session 4: 4:00 - 5:00 pm EDT

  • Starting With Me: Transforming Mathematics Education From The Inside Out, Michelle Reinhart

  • Where Am I In My Equity Walk? Where Will You Be In 2025?, John Staley & Julia Aguirre

  • The Five Practices In Practice: Successfully Orchestrating Mathematics Discussions In Your High School Classroom, Michael Steele, Peg Smith & Miriam Sherin

  • Leading With Kindness, Mary Kemper


Tuesday Session 1: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT  

  • Mathematize It! Building A Systemic Plan To Encourage Early Problem-Solving and Mathematical Modeling Capacity Across Grades K-8, Sara Moore & Kimberly Morrow-Leong

  • Why Be A Lucky Coach, When You Can Be A Great Coach?, Courtney Baker & Melinda Knapp

  • Ross Taylor/Glenn Gilbert Speaker Series: Why Teach Mathematics? How Do We Help Teachers Convince Students That Learning Mathematics Is Important?, Gail Burrill

  • The Power Of Ideas: Letting Students’ Thinking Take Center Stage, Annie Fetter


Tuesday Session 2: 12:30 - 1:30 pm  EDT

  • The New Culture Code: Simplifying The Complex Rules Of Change!, Tim Kanold

  • Changing Mathematical Mindsets With High School Number Talks: A Story Of Our Research, Jackie Palmquist, Alyssa Schneider, and Pat Baltzley

  • Transitioning Our Teaching, Coaching, and Professional Learning To Online Environments, Mike Flynn

  • Delete Deficit Thinking; Why “Low Kids” And “High Kids” Is Inaccurate, Ineffective, Unethical, And Counterproductive, Rachel Lambert


Tuesday Session 3: 2:30 - 3:30 pm EDT

  • Relating Decimals, Fractions, And Ratios For Deeper Understanding: How Are They Alike and How Are They Different?, Karen Fuson

  • What Is Mathematics?, Jo Boaler

  • Blunt Observations And Practical Strategies For Orchestrating Far More Impactful PD In Mathematics, Steve Leinwand

  • Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions: Overcoming The Challenges, Peg Smith


Tuesday Session 4: 4:00 - 5:00 pm EDT

  • The Beauty Of Movement: Increasing Discourse In Mathematics Classrooms, Sara VanDerWerf & Chris Luzniak

  • The Math Shark Tank: Entrepreneurial Challenges For Middle Grades, Michael Belcher, Jere Confrey and Erin Krupa

  • Talk Number 2 Me: Mathematics & Mindfulness, Christina Lincoln-Moore

  • Cultivating Agency, Mathematical Understanding, and Conversation Through Mathematical Language Routines, Jen Wilson

We hope to see you virtually next Monday and Tuesday!

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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