Thursday, March 23, 2017

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.

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.

Math matters question of the month

Share your thoughts about January's math question with The Kentucky Department of Education mathematics consultants.

Ongoing professional learning opportunities in mathematics

A new year is fast approaching. Take a look at the professional learning available in December.

Mathematics essay deadline announced

The deadline for the annual Association for Women in Mathematics essay contest is Jan. 31.
Brooke Powers

Incorporating the math practice standards for students

The 8 Mathematical Practices are considered the behaviors that all teachers should try to elicit from their students in order to help make them stronger mathematicians and problem solvers.

Carroll County going ‘All in for Algebra’

Trimble is one of 26 Carroll County School District teachers participating in a cutting-edge grant through the Kentucky Department of Education to increase student achievement in STEM subjects by increasing collaboration between postsecondary institutions and K-12 teachers and administrators.

Math matters question of the month

Share your thoughts about December’s math question with The Kentucky Department of Education mathematics consultants.

Globalizing your mathematics class

While a global curriculum has many obvious intersections in most subject areas, the one content area that seems at odds is mathematics. But on a deeper examination, even mathematics can be infused with a global approach.