Thursday, October 17, 2019
Conferences

KCM mathematics’ conferences set

The 2018 Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) Conference will be March 5-6 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington. Information about the conference will be posted on the KCM website.
Spotlight

A math community sets the stage for deeper learning

To prepare students for future careers, we need to help them develop problem-solving skills. Jefferson County's Angela Harris shares how her district is trying to make the shift.
Learning

Using formative assessment to guide learning

Madison County's Sarah Shaffer explains how one school is using formative assessment lessons to get students more involved in their mathematics lessons.

Tips and tools: 3-Act Tasks

3-Act Tasks are free instructional tasks that give all students an opportunity to engage in the mathematics through problem solving and reasoning.
Learning

Keep your skills sharp with this virtual learning opportunity

Explore this virtual professional learning opportunity that keeps you learning in the field of mathematics from the comfort of your home.
Announcements

Presidential math, science teaching award nominations open

Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.
Resources

New resource available about classroom climate for math learning

Inside Mathematics is a hub of resources for educators around the world who struggle to provide the best mathematics instruction they can for their students.
Resources

New growth mindset resources available

Jo Boaler is at it again, creating and providing resources to educators about nurturing a growth mindset in mathematics.
Learning

Practices for simply solving pesky probability problems in grades 6-12

The University of Louisville's Susan A. Peters describes how hypothetical 1,000 tables can help students discover the sometimes-confusing rules of probability.
Learning

REL offering webinar on how to support struggling math students

Regional Educational Laboratory Central will host a free webinar 3 p.m. ET Sept. 20 designed to help educators improve mathematics outcomes in the middle grades.