ICTM Electronic News
Volume 2 Issue 11 – November 2020
UTILIZING GEOGEBRA TO FACILITATE THE TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS DURING A PANDEMIC (Dec. 7)
Join John Ulbright, a PK-12 Math Specialist in Wayne Township in Indianapolis, for a special webinar addressing the use of GeoGebra in mathematics classrooms. The activities introduced will provide attendees with practical examples that can be incorporated in virtual, hybrid, and/or face-to-face environments. Come ready to be amazed at the ease with which these applets can be infused into your everyday teaching!
Time: 7-8 PM (ET)
Zoom: https://butleru.zoom.us/j/99163052694 (Meeting ID: 991 6305 2694)
NCTM STATEMENT ON NAEP SCORES
NCTM Says “No One Should Be Pleased” with Latest NAEP Scores
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics reacted to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress for 12-graders in mathematics and reading.
Read the rest of the release here.
2021 ICTM & HASTI STATE CONFERENCE (Feb. 6-9)
Conference registration is now open!
- Great plenary speakers, including NCTM and NSTA Presidents
- Over 80 Break-out Sessions and Workshops
- Virtual Exhibit Hall
- Prizes & Giveaways
Dates/Times: 9 AM - 2:15 PM Sat, 1-5 PM Sun, 5-8 PM Mon, 5-8 PM Tue
Rates: $40 active PreK-16 or informal educator; $20 retired educator or student (pre-service)
Fostering Support of Mathematics Learning in Multilingual Classroom
This grant provides financial assistance to PreK-12 schools for in-service to increase understanding and expertise in fostering support of multi-language development in mathematics. Grant maximum: $4000. The applicant must have at least one current NCTM member and one current TODOS member who teaches at the school. These memberships must be current at the time of application.
New Deadline: December 15
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Valuing Student Voice through Math Talks
This month we focus on ten tips for math talk to engage your students to improve understanding. Check out the #INspirEDmath November newsletter to read more, explore resources, and find ways to engage and grow as educators.
2021 TODOS CONFERENCE (Jun. 21-23)
The TODOS leadership is excited to announce that we will transition our June 2021 Conference to a virtual conference. The shift to a virtual experience has just begun. We anticipate that many of our accepted speakers will present, our planned activities will be re-shaped, and new sessions and formats will be created to result in engagement and learning for all. Stay tuned for a detailed announcement of the features and dates of our summer 2021 virtual event.
NCTM REGIONAL CONFERENCE (Mar. 16-18, 2022)
Indiana Mathematics Teacher
Members can access our most recent Summer/Fall 2020 issue!
Consider writing for our journal. Departments include "Assessment Avenue", "Coaching Corner", "Problem Posers", "Reader Reflections", "STEM Stories", "Teacher Tales", and "Technology Tips".
2021 State Mathematics Exam
Contest @ area sites: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 17
Awards Ceremony @ Statehouse (tentative): 1 p.m. Friday, June 4
2019-2020 ICTM Board
President: Jean Lee
President-Elect: Michael Roach
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