Mathematics Update

April 2022

The final stretch ...

Greetings friends! I know that you are stretching to finish the year strong! You are making a difference in the lives of your students. Hang in there and remember that SUMMER is coming! We have some exciting speakers coming to Region 17 this summer that you will not want to miss! Click the links below to register for these exciting events!

Donna Boucher

Wednesday, June 15

Donna Boucher from the Math Coach's Corner is coming to Region 17 on Wednesday, June 15! She will be presenting her intentional approach to math workshops for students. Learn how to structure, plan for, and manage Math Workshop and how to select high-quality workstation tasks that are standards-based and easily differentiated.


Monday, June 13

Lead4ward Intervention for Math (3rd Grade-High School)

Thursday, June 23

Lead4ward STAAR4ward for Math (3rd Grade-EOC)

Robert Kaplinsky

Monday, July 11

Robert Kaplinsky will be at Region 17 on Monday, July 11 to examine classroom techniques that motivate students to get them excited about math. This session is intended for secondary math teachers, but all math teachers will benefit from this dynamic experience!


Following are summer opportunities that you can register for today!

Middle School and Algebra 1 Math Overview and Escape Rooms (Repeat Session)

Hands On Activities for Math Teachers Grades 3-5 - Day 1

Hands On Activities for Math Teachers Grades 3-5 - Day 2

Hands On Activities for Math Teachers Grades 6-8 - Day 1

Hands On Activities for Math Teachers Grades 6-8 - Day 2

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PanSTEM 2022 - Climbing New Heights

Thursday, June 23 - Friday, June 24

Amarillo TX - ESC 16

Are you looking to elevate critical and creative thinking while motivating and engaging all students in real-world application and relevant learning? If so, sign up for “Climbing to New Heights with STEM,” the Panhandle STEM Conference, on June 23rd and 24th, 2022. The AMAZING presenter, Justin Shaiefer, will share the importance of STEM skills for the modern day workforce and how to effectively translate this into the classroom. There will be 2 days of STEM playground with problem solving, investigation, and hands-on learning. This conference will be packed with prizes, vendors, and more!


Monday, June 27 - Wednesday, June 29

San Antonio, TX

The 2022 TEKS Resource System Curriculum Conference brings hundreds of Texas educators together for three days of collaboration, innovation and learning. The annual conference will showcase national guest speakers, informative sessions and hands-on workshops. Texas teachers and administrators will learn best practices, discover new ways to spark change and enhance curriculum from other Texas educators. The TEKS Resource System and its parent TCMPC collaborative know you will enjoy this event.

CAMT The Reunion Tour - Rocking Mathematics

Wednesday, July 13 - Friday, July 15

San Antonio, TX

The Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching is in San Antonio this year and better than ever! While the conference is in-person, recordings of the sessions will be available on demand through December 31, 2022 for registrants. CAMT has something for mathematic teachers of all grade levels! Click this link for more information!


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