David Dye died on Saturday, June 28. David was President of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics in 1966, served as the MCTM Executive Director from 1986 to 1996 and was the mathematics consultant at the Minnesota Department of Education from 1975 to 1986. He was an honorary member of MCTM.
The obituary is in the Monday, June 30, StarTribune and Pioneer Press.
MCTM and the mathematics education community as a whole has benefited greatly from David's work in the profession. We are grateful for his life and the impact his work has had on students and teachers of mathematics.
See the report and pictures from the 2014 MCTM Spring Conference, including materials from the keynotes.
The CONNECT committee has established a Twitter account @mctmCONNECT. Become a follower if you are a pre-service or new teacher. If you are more experienced, pass it along to a newer colleague - and then follow it yourself, as well.Tweets by @mctm_mn
MDE/MCTM MESPA Presentation
Get the resources from the February 6, 2014 presentation. (The 2013 resources are also still posted here.)
See the status of State Legislation important to you as a professional.
Frameworks for the Minnesota Mathematics & Science Standards have been posted on the SciMathMN website.
Grade 11 Mathematics DRAFT Test Specifications - The DRAFT Test Specifications for Grade 11 Mathematics MCA-III and Grade 11 Mathematics MCA-Modified are available on the MDE web site. The specifications are based on the Minnesota Academic Standards in Mathematics revised in 2007. Comments are welcome and should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Mathematics MCA-III Grade 11 and MCA-Modified Grade 11 Test Specifications" in the subject line. The document will remain in draft form until the first operational administration in 2014.
Common Core State Standards have been released.
Beginning and Preservice Teachers: MCTM CONNECT is an initiative of MCTM that attempts to reach out and support pre-service Math teachers and those in their first few years. Take a look.