NCTM and the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators have partnered to produce a new online journal, Mathematics Teacher Educator. The journal will build a professional knowledge base for mathematics educators that stems from, develops and strengthens practitioner knowledge. NCTM will offer members subscriptions to this online-only publication as an add-on to their current NCTM subscriptions. The first issue is free. Appearing biannually in March and September, future issues can be…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on September 12, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments
The Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics (KATM) has compiled Flipbooks that are compilations of research, “unpacked” standards from many states, instructional strategies and examples for each standard at each grade level. The intent is to show the connections to the Standards of Mathematical Practices for the content standards and to get detailed information at each level.
Resources used: Common Core State Standards, NCTM’s Focus In Grades K-8 series, Student Centered…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on August 20, 2012 at 9:43am — No Comments
From MiddleWeb SmartBrief: Neurologist and middle-grades math teacher Judy Willis hits a home run with her book on helping students learn to love math, says teacher Cossondra George in this MiddleWeb book review. In reading "Learning to Love Math: Teaching Strategies That Change Student Attitudes and Get Results," George found that even familiar ideas came with new twists. Drawing on her training in neurology, Willis tackles differentiation and explains how the brain…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on July 27, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) recently released a practice guide for improving students' mathematical problem solving in grades 4 through 8.
Geared toward teachers, math coaches, other…Continue
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Teaching Science (an open, peer reviewed, free online journal for K-12 teachers devoted to what works in the classroom), from the University of Florida, is now online. We invite all K-12 teachers to submit a Research Article, Lesson or Activity (originally designed or significantly modified by you) for inclusion in the journal.
The main page can be found here:…Continue
Added by Kim Lightle on September 29, 2011 at 1:38pm — No Comments
Educator-friendly EduBlogs is sponsoring the Teacher Challenge, a series of themed posts that guide participants toward goals like "30 days to get your students blogging" or "30 days to ensuring privacy and student safety on the Web."This month's challenge introduces you to 30 web tools that can support good teaching. The archive of all the past Teacher Challenge posts are available…Continue
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" More U.S. schools are experimenting with Apple's iPad as a learningtool, including Roslyn High School in Long Island, N.Y., which gave 47 devicesto students and teachers in two classes last month. The digital devices createa new communication channel between students and teachers and also preserve arecord of each student's work. However, some…Continue