Sunday, September 24, 2017

Check out these 2017 spring mathematics conferences

Although it’s not even Halloween yet, it’s not too early to begin looking at spring mathematics conferences. Here are a few to keep your eyes on.

Talking about math in the classroom

Math is thought of as the universal language of logic, but that distinction belies just how much good old-fashioned language is actually involved in mathematical processing.

Finding inspiration in a week of math

Some teachers in Kentucky started their year off this fall with a week full of inspirational math lessons from Jo Boaler’s youcubed, a website that offers five days of lesson plans and tasks designed to instill a positive mindset about math in students.

Kentucky’s Committee for Mathematics Achievement stands out as a national model

If it weren’t for Bill Bush, an influential professor of mathematics education at the University of Kentucky, the Commonwealth might be like any other state in its approach to mathematics achievement.

PIMSER offers fall professional learning courses

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform at the University of Kentucky is offering several professional learning opportunities this fall.

Ongoing professional learning opportunities in mathematics

Looking to get some professional learning in before the holidays? Take a look at these opportunities.

My life as a ‘flipped’ teacher

Discover what happened when one Boone County mathematics teacher decided to flip one unit in her Algebra I class.

Math matters question of the month

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

American Mathematics Competition rewards student excellence

Sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America, the purpose of the American Mathematics Competition is to strengthen the mathematical capabilities of grades 8-12 students in the United States by identifying, recognizing and rewarding excellence in the discipline.

UK math department hosting program for high school girls

The University of Kentucky Department of Mathematics will host its 2016 High School Math Day for Women on Oct. 29. The program features hands-on activities,...