Friday, February 24, 2017

Participate in the Kentucky Math Academy

Increase your mathematical knowledge for teaching to positively impact student learning by participating in the Kentucky Math Academy.

Registration open for spring mathematics conferences

Here are a few upcoming mathematics conferences to keep your eyes on this spring.

Fall for these mathematics professional learning opportunities

Falling in love with mathematics this February? Here on some professional learning opportunities that will help foster that love.
Debbie Fortney

Making the effort in math adds up to success

Daviess County's Debbie Fortney says it's important to convince students and parents that math is not a talent, but a skill that is developed with practice and hard work.

Math matters question of the month

Share your thoughts about February's math question with the Kentucky Department of Education mathematics consultants.
Jennifer Wilson

Relating slow food to slow math

At the 2016 Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference, Jennifer Wilson provided a thought-provoking keynote on the Slow Math Movement, which supports allowing students to think deeply versus being in a rush to learn.

Catch these 2017 spring mathematics conferences

Although it seems as though we just started the new year, it’s not too early to plan for participating in spring mathematics conferences. Here are a few to keep your eyes on.

Ongoing professional learning opportunities in mathematics

As you prepare to start to new calendar year, here on some professional learning opportunities.

New paper: Putting a dent in student voices

Three University of Louisville professors propose specific strategies for valuing student voice in the classroom that they think could be helpful for teachers.
Stephanie Holzwarth

Making math exciting and relevant in 2017

It can be difficult to articulate how mathematical thinking applies to the real world, but we know that igniting a passion for math can create incredible future opportunities for our students with high-income STEM job growth on the rise.