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Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics

An affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The MCTM is an organization of professionals dedicated to promoting the teaching and learning of meaningful mathematics for all students by supporting educators in their efforts to improve mathematics instruction.

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October MathBits 2022

October 01, 2022 11:03 AM | Jessica Rice (Administrator)

Opportunities in October

Cutler Scholarships for Middle Grade Teachers:  Are you a middle school teacher planning to take a mathematics course this year? Did you know you can get help with tuition – up to $1200!!! Deadline is Oct. 31st.

MCTM Teacher Incentive GrantsMCTM awards up to $1500 to Minnesota K –16 mathematics teachers to support educators desiring to implement innovative, standards-based projects in teaching and learning mathematics. Up to $1500 is available for each grant. Deadline is Oct. 31st.

Math Masters 

Registration for the 2023 MathMasters competitions will be opening soon.  There are new competition sites in Fergus Falls, Grand Rapids, and Sartell with the possibility of more competition sites. You can follow MathMasters on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

MathCounts  Minnesota MATHCOUNTS is roaring back for an in-person 2022-23  Competition Season for middle school math students.  More than 140 math teacher-coaches brought their teams to the in-person and/or online MATHCOUNTS Competitions last year.  And, we hope to see even more coaches involved in this year's local chapter and state competitions.  There will be a full in-person season in 2023.  For information and to register a MATHCOUNTS team go to www.mathcounts.org.  You can follow MathCounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedInMore MathCounts newsYou can follow MathMasters on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

MathCounts  Minnesota MATHCOUNTS is roaring back for an in-person 2022-23  Competition Season for middle school math students.  More than 140 math teacher-coaches brought their teams to the in-person and/or online MATHCOUNTS Competitions last year.  And, we hope to see even more coaches involved in this year's local chapter and state competitions.  There will be a full in-person season in 2023.  For information and to register a MATHCOUNTS team go to www.mathcounts.org.  You can follow MathCounts on Facebook, Twitter, LinkMathCounts e

OURFA2M2 (The Online Undergraduate Resource Fair for the Advancement and Alliance of Marginalized Mathematicians) will host its third annual conference on November 19-20.  The weekend long event, organized by students, for students will be free and hosted online.  If you are an undergraduate student, join us to learn how to jumpstart or advance your math career.  Register at ourfa2m2.org.

Join the Iowa Council of Teachers of Mathematics on October 15th for their annual conference.  Learn more at http://www.iowamath.org/


Articles

Read about strategies to build classroom community, a place of belonging and positive mathematical mindsets in this article by Laura Wagenman, VP Elementary

Are you looking for where to get started in implementing Building Thinking Classroomscheck out this new monthly series by Jessica Strom, VP High School

A reflection by an Arnie Cutler Scholarship awardee after taking a graduate level math class: "now I actually understand how they (students) are feeling".  Read more and apply today!

As you seek to "develop a skill set allowing them (students) to develop their own voice, the capacity to actively listen to others, and to comprehend the perspective of another,consider this article by James Brickwedde PhD.


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