Monthly Math and Science Happenings

Courtesy of the AMA/Iosco Math Science Center

What's this newsletter all about?

Want to know more about mathematics and science professional learning opportunities in the AMA and Iosco areas? Then look no further!

Every 4-6 weeks, the AMA/Iosco Math Science Center will send out a newsletter outlining professional development not only in NE Michigan, but around the state.

For more information about the AMA/Iosco Math Science Center, see the bottom of the newsletter.
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Number Talks Networking

Thursday, Oct. 22nd, 4:30-7:30pm

2118 U.S. 23

Alpena, MI

Have you been trained in Number Talks, but would like to take it a step further with your students? Come to this evening training to network with others, learn a few more strategies, and practice your Number Talks facilitation. Space is limited; contact Mary CC for details. Dinner provided.

What's happening around the state?

3rd Annual STEM Conference: St. Clair County Community College. October 23-24. More information at http://www.sc4.edu/stemconf/

Science Learning: Genetics of Common Conditions and Stem Cells... Making a Human Brain in a Lab: GVSU. November 9. More information at http://www.samrhine.com/

Want to present at a statewide conference? The Math in Action conference held at GVSU on February 27 has an all-call out for presenters. More information at http://www.gvsu.edu/mathinaction/

AMA/Iosco Mathematics and Science Center

The AMA/Iosco Math Science Center is one of the 33 regional centers in the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network. These centers provide leadership, curriculum support, professional development, and student services to educators in local school districts. The centers also serve as a resource clearinghouse for educational materials and information, and work to foster community involvement in the areas of mathematics and science. The Network supports the delivery of high quality mathematics and science education for the students of Michigan. The long-term mission of the Center is to foster systemic improvements in mathematics and science education.