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  • 09/15/2020 12:28 PM | Anonymous

    Announce the first of 6 Math Teacher Circle 4 Social Justice sessions for the 2020-2021 academic year. Each session features a different leader/presenter who will engage us in mathematical problem solving in relation to issues of social justice. Sessions will be 90-120 minutes, depending on the topic/session design. Note that we will vary the day, as we know no one evening works best for everyone. 


    Measuring Income Inequality
    Date: Monday, September 21st
    Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm, EST (via Zoom)
    Registration: Sign up at https://sites.google.com/view/mtc4socialjustice/workshops 
    Description: To address inequality in the world and assess economic policy, we need to be able to measure income inequality. This Math Teacher Circle will have you create a measure of income inequality, compare your model to standard economic models, ask questions about income inequality over time and across countries, and dig into economic data in order to attempt to answer your questions. 
    Presenter: Brendan Kelly, Harvard

    Bio: Brendan Kelly is a math educator working in Harvard's Math Department who is passionate about helping students develop their mathematical and quantitative reasoning. Brendan is currently working on building a curriculum that centers critical issues in our society that have a quantitative edge: access to health care, income inequality, global climate change, medical research etc.


    *MTC 4 Social Justice Leadership Team*
    Kyle Evans, Trinity College
    Scott Kapralos, CREC
    Gina Rivera, Bristol Public Schools
    Megan Staples, UConn

    Visit https://sites.google.com/view/mtc4socialjustice/home for info about past sessions and resources
  • 09/15/2020 12:25 PM | Anonymous

    Savvas Learning Company is offering a math week of free professional leanring for math educators.  This webinar series is packed with insights from thought leaders, tips for distance or hybrid learning, and other topics to help math educators gear up for the new school year.  Information about the specific sessions and registration links is attached.


    Savvas Math Week Webinar Series Marketing Flyer.pdf

  • 08/10/2020 2:14 PM | Anonymous


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  • 07/31/2020 2:03 PM | Anonymous

    Next Week's Free Webinars in 100 Days of Professional Learning

     

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has three more free, live 60-minute webinars next week in 100 Days of Professional Learning. Scroll down for information or visit nctm.org/100 to view the schedule, to register, and to access free recordings of completed webinars.

    • Webinars take place on 100 selected day between April and October 2020.
    • Speakers and topics are geared to meet all grade bands and interests
    • Webinars are led by selected speakers from the NCTM Centennial Annual Meeting & Exposition program that was to take place in Chicago.
    • All webinars are recorded and made available the next day atnctm.org/100.
    • You do not have to be a NCTM member to register for a free webinar or view a free recording.

     

    Free, Live Webinars Next Week

    Learn more and register for these and other free webinars at nctm.org/100 

     

    What Math Do Elementary Math Teachers Really Need to Know? (General Interest) | August 3, 2020 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Marian Small 

    Mathematical Discourse: Talk Is Only Part of the Equation (Grades 6–8) | August 4, 2020 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Gladis Kersaint

    The Power of Voice: How to Empower and Engage Students (and Still Meet Our Goals!) (Grades 8–10) | August 5, 2020 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Joleigh Honey and Dewey Gottlieb

    Empowering, Encouraging, and Supporting Teachers to Present at NCTM Conferences (General Interest) | August 6, 2020 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Fred Dillon, Jennifer Outzs, Mario Martinez, and Latrenda Knighten

     

    Bookmark nctm.org/100 to register for upcoming free webinars and to access free recordings of completed webinars

     

    Download the NCTM Publications 2020 catalogLearn about peer-reviewed publications, designed for administrators, principals, teachers, math coaches, teacher educators, and more. Check out our books High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice and Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators.

     

    Forward this to math educators who might be interested in these webinars and other free NCTM resources, including a free trial NCTM membership. Thank you! 

     

     #NCTM100

  • 07/24/2020 2:16 PM | Anonymous

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    Next Week's Free Webinars in 100 Days of Professional Learning

     

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has three more free, live 60-minute webinars next week in 100 Days of Professional Learning. Scroll down for information or visit nctm.org/100 to view the schedule, to register, and to access free recordings of completed webinars.

    • Webinars take place on 100 selected day between April and October 2020.
    • Speakers and topics are geared to meet all grade bands and interests
    • Webinars are led by selected speakers from the NCTM Centennial Annual Meeting & Exposition program that was to take place in Chicago.
    • All webinars are recorded and made available the next day atnctm.org/100.
    • You do not have to be a NCTM member to register for a free webinar or view a free recording.

     

    Free, Live Webinars Next Week

    Learn more and register for these and other free webinars at nctm.org/100 

     

    What Should Math Learning Look Like When We Get Back to School? (General Interest) | July 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Kevin Dykema, Fawn Nguyen, Theresa Wills, Zak Champagne, Shawn Towle, and Michelle Berry | 

    Understanding the Mental Toll: Signals and Strategies for Supporting Our Teachers and Students (General Interest) | July 28, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Kevin Dykema, Fawn Nguyen, Esther Song, Naomi Jessup, and Hilary Kreisberg

    Mathematics Leadership in Times of Unprecedented Change: Catalyzing, Building, and Sustaining Positive Change (Mathematics Education Leaders) | July 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Nevels Nevels, Lorie Huff, David Martin, and Trena Wilkerson

    Opportunities and Challenges at District and School Levels: Making Back to School and Teaching Mathematics Work for All Students and Teachers (Administrators) | July 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Gary Martin, Barb Dougherty, Robert Berry, Cathy Martin, Christina Lincoln-Moore, and Darwin Mills

     

    Bookmark nctm.org/100 to register for upcoming free webinars and to access free recordings of completed webinars

     

    Download the NCTM Publications 2020 catalogLearn about peer-reviewed publications, designed for administrators, principals, teachers, math coaches, teacher educators, and more. Check out our books High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice and Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators.

     

    Forward this to math educators who might be interested in these webinars and other free NCTM resources, including a free trial NCTM membership. Thank you! 

     

     #NCTM100

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  • 07/20/2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    View the web or mobile versions. 

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    Next Week's Free Webinars in 100 Days of Professional Learning

     

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has three more free, live 60-minute webinars next week in 100 Days of Professional Learning. Scroll down for information or visit nctm.org/100 to view the schedule, to register, and to access free recordings of completed webinars.

    • Webinars take place on 100 selected day between April and October 2020.
    • Speakers and topics are geared to meet all grade bands and interests
    • Webinars are led by selected speakers from the NCTM Centennial Annual Meeting & Exposition program that was to take place in Chicago.
    • All webinars are recorded and made available the next day atnctm.org/100.
    • You do not have to be a NCTM member to register for a free webinar or view a free recording.

     

    Free, Live Webinars Next Week

    Learn more and register for these and other free webinars at nctm.org/100 

     

    Making Fractions Fun! It is Possible! (Grades 3–7) | July 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speaker: Jennifer Wilson | Registration is full for this session. A recording of the webinar will be available the next day.

    Kandinsky, Klee & Mondrian: Using Abstract Art to Teach Geometric Concepts & Fractions (Grades 6–8) | July 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Kristina Barnaby

    All Are Invited! Creating a Culture of Learning for Each and Every Student (Grades 8–10) | July 22, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Jacqui Lehmkuhl

    How to Help Students Become Problem Solvers, Not Math Robots (Grades 6–12) | July 23, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT | Speakers: Robert Kaplinsky | Registration is full for this session. A recording of the webinar will be available the next day.

     

    Bookmark nctm.org/100 to register for upcoming free webinars and to access free recordings of completed webinars

     

    Download the NCTM Publications 2020 catalogLearn about peer-reviewed publications, designed for administrators, principals, teachers, math coaches, teacher educators, and more. Check out our books High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice and Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators.

     

    Forward this to math educators who might be interested in these webinars and other free NCTM resources, including a free trial NCTM membership. Thank you! 

     

     #NCTM100

  • 07/20/2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    Sacred Heart University, the Code.org regional partner, is offering VIRTUAL Code.org Professional Development for K-5 teachers this summer. This includes both the Introductory Computer Science Fundamentals and the NEW Deep Dive workshop for elementary teachers who already have some experience with Code.org's Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum. Flyer attached. 


    As teachers and schools consider how to adapt their STEM and Technology programs to new arrangements in this time of COVID-19, Code.org is here to help. Computer Science Fundamentals is a free, cloud-based, K-5 computer science curriculum that can run on any device (tablets, netbooks, laptops, etc) and requires no special physical equipment. There are suitable curriculum entry points for a wide range of grade levels and previous experience. 

    You will be amazed at what your students can accomplish and how engaged they will be in solving problems and expressing themselves through computer science! 

    Registrations are currently being accepted for these FREE one-day VIRTUAL workshops: 

    Friday July 24th- Deep Dive
    Chinma Uche & Heather Sutkowski
    https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/9053/enroll

    Monday July 27th - Intro
    Chinma Uche & Heather Sutkowski
    https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/9054/enroll

    Tuesday August 4th - Intro
    Michele Cislo & Michelle Hannon
    https://studio.code.org/pd/workshops/9067/enroll
  • 07/20/2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    This summer the Connecticut State Department of Education is committed to providing a variety of summer learning challenges to keep students engaged and excited.  Three additional challenges have been launched and there is at least one more to come.  Check out the latest at https://portal.ct.gov/SDE/Academic-Office/CT-Learning-Hub/Summer-Learning-Hub

  • 06/26/2020 3:47 PM | Anonymous


    Next Week's Free Webinars in 100 Days of Professional Learning

     

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has three more free, live 60-minute webinars next week in 100 Days of Professional Learning. Scroll down for information or visit nctm.org/100 to view the schedule, to register, and to access free recordings of completed webinars.

    • Webinars take place on 100 selected day between April and October 2020.
    • Speakers and topics are geared to meet all grade bands and interests
    • Webinars are led by selected speakers from the NCTM Centennial Annual Meeting & Exposition program that was to take place in Chicago.
    • All webinars are recorded and made available the next day atnctm.org/100.
    • You do not have to be a NCTM member to register for a free webinar or view a free recording.

     

    Free, Live Webinars Next Week

    Learn more and register for these and other free webinars at nctm.org/100 

     

    Playing with Mathematical Ideas (PK–Grade 2) June 29, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT Speaker: Janice Novakowski | Registration is full for this session. A recording of the webinar will be available the next day.

    Developing Powerful Creators of Mathematics through Rich Argumentation Discourse (Grades 6–8) | June 30, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT Speakers: Jennifer Knudsen, Teresa Lara-Meloy, and Harriette Stevens

    Making Math Culturally Relevant Through Experiential Learning (Grades 10–12) | July 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. EDT Speakers: Breedeen Pickford-Murray and Kevin Davis

     

    Bookmark nctm.org/100 to register for upcoming free webinars and to access free recordings of completed webinars

     

    Download the NCTM Publications 2020 catalogLearn about peer-reviewed publications, designed for administrators, principals, teachers, math coaches, teacher educators, and more. Check out our books High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice and Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators.

     

    Forward this to math educators who might be interested in these webinars and other free NCTM resources, including a free trial NCTM membership. Thank you! 

     

     #NCTM100

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