Are you looking for some virtual professional learning during March? It’s March Mathness time!
NCTM Mathematics Teacher Twitter Chat
Join the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 9 p.m. ET March 21 using the hashtag #MTchat to engage in conversations around “Using the Five Practices in Mathematics Teaching.”
Plan to join this first webinar in a four-part series sponsored by Texas Instruments on the Principles to Actions Mathematics Teaching Practices. The webinar on “Establishing Mathematics Goals to Focus Learning and Elicit and Use Evidence of Student Thinking” will be 7 p.m. ET March 28.
Illustrative Mathematics blog
Illustrative Mathematics has launched a 5 Practices Blog Series. Take a look at the blogs below to explore how the practices can change your instruction:
- “The 5 Practices Framework: Explicit Planning vs Explicit Teaching”
- “How the 5 Practices Changed My Instruction”
- “Using the 5 Practices with Instructional Routines”
- “The Illustrative Mathematics Team Reflect on the 5 Practices”
- “Adapting Problems to Elicit Student Thinking”
Student Achievement Partners webinar
Ask your colleagues what it means to model with mathematics and you will probably get different answers from each one. Join Student Achievement Partners this month for “Math Modeling Myths,” which takes a look at a variety of K-12 activities intended to build a student’s ability to model with mathematics. Develop a deeper understanding of what it means to meet the demands of Math Practice 4.