NebraskaMATH Newsletter - February 2013

Bus trip to NCTM in Denver

NCTM's national conference is coming to Denver April 17-20, and the Nebraska Association of Teachers of Math would like to take you there! NCTM conferences are a wonderful and beneficial experience and we want Nebraska teachers to take advantage of the location of this year's annual conference. Continue reading…

Ratzel: Teaching mathematical discourse

Marsha RatzelBy Marsha Ratzel: What's on the horizon for my young learners? I can't predict the future, but I know this much: Performing basic computational tasks won't be a gateway to a well-paid or long-term career... They will have to be able to think, reason, and communicate to solve complex challenges. Continue reading…

Math Challenge: Less than 1,000 Game

Check out this game for algebra students from the Illustrative Mathematics Project website. It's designed to address Common Core standard "Create equations that describe numbers or relationships." The website includes the task (the game), comments to instructors, and a complete solution. Continue reading…

Originally published February 14, 2013 - Submit an Item