ICTM Electronic News

Volume 3 Issue 4 – April 2021


This month's newsletter is focused on helping educators identify, reflect on, and develop impactful ways of thinking about teaching and learning using examples from John Hattie's Ten Mindframes for Visible Learning.

Link: #INspirEDmath

ICTM May Webinar

7-8 PM Thu May 6

Updates and Initiatives for IDOE

Join IDOE Assistant Director of Teaching and Learning Robin Conti, along with Emily Bruning and Andrew Jones, as they share resources and communication strategies as well as upcoming initiatives, opportunities, and legislative updates that directly impact K-12 mathematics and STEM.

IDOE July Workshop

Productive Math Struggle

9 AM - 3 PM Tue Jul. 13 or Thu Jul. 15

Virtual or In-person

For any K-12 educator, administrator, or instructional coach, discover how to implement and support student productive struggle in the math classroom. This workshop will provide participants with key points from the Productive Math Struggle book, highlight action activities with demonstrations, and support intentional planning time.

Registration: http://form.jotform.com/210274445857965


Elementary Workshop

9 AM - 4 PM Mon Jun. 14 - Fri Jun. 18

Secondary Workshop

9 AM - 4 PM Mon Jun. 21 - Fri Jun. 25

This workshop will be offered using a combination of synchronous sessions via Zoom and asynchronous activities. Sign up and stay tuned for further details. Licensed Indiana teachers are able to participate in this free workshop.

Information: https://www.smore.com/yukes

Application (open starting 4/19): https://stemteachindiana.org/application/


Virtual Conference

May 4–6

This virtual conference is hosted by the University of Texas Charles A. Dana Center’s Launch Years Initiative. Teachers will have opportunities to share resources and make progress on designing equitable mathematics pathways for their students. Registration is free with the discount code, LY2021.

Information: https://cvent.utexas.edu/event/ad3753fa-2761-4a57-a010-57e0643e3666/summary


Following the lead of the Greater San Diego Math Council, the Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics has established a new Equity and Social Justice Committee that will provide training at Board meetings and will be responsible for a new department entitled "Courageous Conversations" in the ICTM journal, Indiana Mathematics Teacher. Look for the first article in the next journal, and, consider submitting an article!


Virtual Annual Meeting

Apr. 21 - May 1

Offered over two weeks to fit your busy schedule, the NCTM 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting will deliver everything you expect and more from an NCTM event. Registration also includes full access to all sessions for 60 days after the event! Strands include:

  • Systemic Change;
  • Agency, Identity, and Access;
  • Professionalism and Advocacy;
  • Mathematics Teaching and Learning.

Link: https://www.nctm.org/virtualannual/

Make your case for attending: Justification Toolkit

Annual Meeting

Sep. 22-25, Atlanta GA

The 2021 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition features the theme Empowering the Voice of Teachers: From Critical Conversations to Intentional Actions.

Regional Conferences

Oct. 27-29, 2021, Phoenix AZ

Feb. 2-4, 2022, New Orleans LA

Mar. 16-18, 2022, Indianapolis IN (Hosted by ICTM!)

2021 State Mathematics Exam – CANCELLED

With much regret, the 2021 ICTM State Math Contest scheduled for April 17, 2021 is cancelled. As the Covid-19 vaccine is more widely administered in the coming months, please look for the contest to run again in April 2022.

2020-2021 ICTM Board

President: Michael Roach

Past President: Jean Lee

Secretary: Christine Taylor

Treasurer: Jennifer Jensen

Gina Yoder, Leigh Britt, Angela Miller, Doris Mohr, Diane Rodriguez, Scott Staley, Kyle Kline, Carla Milliman, Wendy Wells, Madison Schaffer, Bryan Passwater, Julie Evans, Don Balka, Bonnie Beach, Sheridan Rayl, Kara Benson, Ben Dillon, Ryan Flessner, Enrique Galindo, Jas’Minique Potter, Evan Rebar, Weverton Ataide Pinheiro, Jackie Fischvogt, Emily Bruning