For Educators

This year’s ShadowCon once again highlights some of NCTM’s best speakers, on topics as diverse as academic language and technological integration. The goal of ShadowCon is to expand access to and extend your engagement with their ideas. So each speaker’s 10-minute talk will serve as a preview for a free ten-week online course. The event is organized and hosted by Dan Meyer, Mike Flynn, and Zachary Champagne. The four presentations can be viewed in their entirety here, and you can join one or all of the follow up courses lead by one of the speakers for free. If you are interested in joining, sign up here. We can’t wait to join you there! 

Teaching is Problem Solving

Teaching Is Problem Solving is a new site dedicated to sharing ideas about teaching with a focus on mathematics. 

 

For now, you’ll find videos about children’s early understanding of number in the Concepts Videos section. You’ll also find stories about teachers learning and discussing student thinking as well as engaging in formative assessment and lesson study in the What’s Next? Stories section. Examples of student thinking abound in both sections. 

 

The site will be growing quickly over the 2017 year. If you want to know when new material arrives, be sure to sign up on our website to receive notifications of new content and resources.

 

Come learn with us at http://www.teachingisproblemsolving.org!

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In support of our core mission of developing stronger teachers to increase student learning and transform education, Mount Holyoke College is offering scholarships for educators that enroll in our Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership program or our Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program starting in the summer of 2017. Details and links to each program can be found below.  

Our graduate programs are designed for working educators so they can balance life, career, and family responsibilities while pursuing a graduate degree. Participants can attend class sessions on campus or via videoconference from the comfort of their own homes.

In addition to our scholarships, qualifying educators may also be eligible for the federal TEACH Grant for up to $8,000.

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The Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching program is a coed, hybrid cohort 2.5-year program designed for K-8 teachers and math coaches.

  • We offer Emerging Teacher Leader Scholarships up to $10,000 for qualifying teachers and coaches.
  • Classes are designed and facilitated by a talented team of award-winning teachers and researchers, all with years of classroom teaching and coaching experience.
  • Our program can be used to apply for MA professional licensure (elementary 1-6, math 5-8).

Click here to learn more about this program, request more information, and access the online application.

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The Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership is a co-ed, cohort-based, 2-year program designed for PK-12 educators with a history of effective classroom practice.

Click here to learn more about this program, request more information, and access the online application.


Contact Us:

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Master of Arts in Mathematics Teaching

Mike Flynn, Program Director

mflynn@mtholyoke.edu

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Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership

Megan Allen, Program Director

mallen@mtholyoke.edu

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The Number Stories project is a collection of dynamic mathematics activities organized in a searchable online platform. All the activities are based on real-world contexts. The problems are designed to motivate the use of mathematics to solve problems in various professional or other everyday life situations. Number Stories support individual users with targeted feedback and are useful in many situations such as home-schooling, vocational training, or to enrich classroom mathematics.

For more information, please go to http://numberstories.cemseprojects.org/ or send an email to: numberstories@cemseprojects.org.

The information on this page has been reviewed and approved by the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics Board of Directors.

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