NebraskaMATH Newsletter - September 2014

Join us for the NebraskaMATH Reception

The NebraskaMATH Partnership invites all participants in the NATM Fall Conference to join us for light refreshments and a reception from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Holiday Inn in Kearney. This is a great opportunity to meet new colleagues or to re-connect with old friends. Continue reading…

Resource: 'Principles to Actions'

Principles to ActionsThe National Council of Teachers of Mathematics recently published "Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All." This document brings to the forefront issues of uneven implementation of the teaching of mathematics to all students. Continue reading…

Youcubed: Ideas and tasks for back to school

youcubed.orgWe hope you are excited about the new school year. It's finally time to make those changes you've been considering all summer, and to remember the reason you became a teacher in the first place: the students.
Here are some ideas from Math Education expert, Jo Boaler, to start things off right. Continue reading…

Why do Americans stink at math?

As a university student in Tokyo, Akihiko Takahashi was inspired to become an elementary teacher. He read everything he could to improve his practice, including NCTM and other U.S. publications. Then he moved to the U.S. and began visiting classrooms. What he observed amazed him. Continue reading…

New Stanford online learning opportunities

Stanford offers many free, online courses taught by Stanford faculty to lifelong learners worldwide for self-enrichment. They also offer a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of the university's schools and departments. Continue reading…

Originally published September 11, 2014 - Submit an Item