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It is common for a math educator to hear “I’m not a math person” or “Oh, I hate math.” How can we show that math as a subject is something to go towards rather than avoid? In this talk, we will discuss ways of finding joy in doing math inside and ...
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023 · 9:00 PM EDTIn this session, Leigh Nataro and Peter Liljedahl engage in a conversation about what has changed and what is new with regards to Building thinking Classrooms since Peter's first Global Math Department presentation in March 2017.
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023 · 9:00 PM EDTThere is no denying it—teaching is different now. We all feel it. And we see it manifest in our schools and communities, as well as in state and national politics. So, at this moment of inflection in K12 education, where do we go from here? Join m...

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 · 9:00 PM EDTFor the last ten years, Desmos has worked to help students learn math and love learning math. We are at a pivotal moment as colleagues, as is Global Math Department, so several of us wanted to offer a reflection on what we've learned about math, t...

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 · 9:00 PM EDTThis is a story of a coach and a teacher moving from playing with noncurricular tasks last spring to implementing the BTC framework regularly with curricular tasks this year. Our journey is not over, but our street data are showing a powerful sh...

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 · 9:15 PM EDTCome and engage with a free online data tool, CODAP, for exploring bigger datasets and learning key statistics and data practices and concepts. The activities shared will be appropriate for middle and high school students. Participants will also b...

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTEmotional Intelligence is the linchpin to building students' identities as doers/lovers of mathematics. In 20202021, I was a first time principal during a pandemic! Come hear my candid reflections and learnings as I applied my skill of integratin...

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTJoin us as we explore a selection of Rosenthal Prize winning mathematics lessons. The Rosenthal Prize is an annual prize given for innovative mathematics lessons by the National Museum of Mathematics in New York. We will discuss what makes these m...

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTDuring this presentation we will discuss the importance of building a strong math foundation in kindergarten. We will discuss strategies, tools and reaources that will prepare children for success well beyond kindergarten. So much of what children...

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTAnyone who tinkers with math long enough will tell you that most problems have solutions  some are just trickier to figure out. The problem? Teachers did not have a space to experience and practice math instructional strategies. The solution? Joi...

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTThe presentation will highlight the importance of social justice in today's mathematics classrooms, and what some ways to include them as a regular feature in contents being taught in the classrooms. Some ways of how this has been done will also b...

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 · 9:00 PM ESTAsking questions is an art form. As such it is a skill that is learned through practice and must be nurtured. Students that are taught how to ask questions become selfdirected learners and have deeper more meaningful learning experiences.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 · 9:00 PM ESTHow can we engage students in using statistics for the greater good? We’ll explore high impact resources that invite all students to speak on behalf of data involving safe drinking water, treating COVID19 patients, and possible discrimination in ...
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Thursday, March 2, 2023 · 9:00 PM ESTEmotional Intelligence is the linchpin to building students' identities as doers/lovers of mathematics. In 20202021, I was a first time principal during a pandemic! Come hear my candid reflections and learnings as I applied my skill of integratin...

Thursday, March 2, 2023 · 4:00 PM ESTThis is a practice session.

Monday, May 30, 2022 · 7:00 PM EDTAfter spiraling courses for 5 years, I was lucky enough to hear Peter Liljedahl speak about Building Thinking Classrooms. With the energy of a young teenager I immediately implemented his ideas and never looked back. During this hour we will share...

Monday, May 9, 2022 · 6:30 PM EDTTypical warm up problems in math class often take longer than expected. How do you invite students to join classroom thinking without taking a significant amount of class time? This presentation will show some ways to invite students to find patt...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 · 9:00 PM ESTDirect Measurement Videos allow students to apply science and math concepts to real life situations. Students can decide what and how to measure to explore mathematical relationships that underlie real life situations. We’ll share videos and teac...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 · 8:00 PM CDTThis is an exciting time for NCTM and to be a member of NCTM! The Council is taking on a number of new initiatives to enhance its support of quality teaching and learning. This session will provide a brief overview of these initiatives and discuss...

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 · 9:00 PM ESTPresented by Laila Nur and Justin Aion.
Laila will give an overview of what the CPM curriculum entails and discuss some of her students' favorite lessons thus far.
Justin will be talking about the progress he has had with instilling love o... 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 · 8:00 PM CDTPresented by Audrey Watters (@audreywatters).
Education technology increasingly promises "personalization." What exactly does "personalization" mean? How does software achieve "personalization." Why should we be wary? (Spoiler alert: it's not j... 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 · 9:00 PM EDTEli Luberoff presenting.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 · 9:00 PM EDTKarim Kai Ani presenting.