ICTM Newsletter for August 2023

We have ICTM & NCTM conference info, PD, grants for first year teachers, and more, so read on!

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Friday, Oct 13 - Saturday, Oct 14

See you in October! 

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First Year Teacher Grant for PK-12 Teachers of Mathematics.

ICTM's Marilyn Zweng Memorial Fund Committee has a First Year Teacher grant ($300 or $500) for teachers new to the teaching profession and teaching any level of math in Iowa. Please forward this info to new hires and administrators in your district. Applications are due August 15.

Iowa Math PD this Summer 

  1. ICTM's 2023-2024 Professional Learning Series on Access & Equity begins August 16 with "What is Equity?" by Dr. India WhiteGet a head start on the school year to learn about her work in supporting teachers' understanding of equity and grit in the mathematics classroom. Learn more, and registerSponsored by Big Ideas Learning

  2. Dr. India White will also be presenting at the ICTM Conference on Saturday, October 14. Register for the conference and attend her session!

Math Milestones

Math Milestones™ tasks for each grade (K-8) are a visualization of the grade-level standards in the language of teachers and students. Included on the website's homepage is a webinar recording where the project is introduced and explained for teacher and student use.

NCTM Events, Professional Development, and Resources

  1. New Webinar on AI Available Join NCTM on September 21 at 7:00 PM ET for an interactive webinar exclusively for NCTM members. Donnie Piercey—2021 Kentucky Teacher of the Year—will take a deep dive into the practical applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in teaching basic to complex mathematical concepts in the K–5 classroom. You will gain insight into cutting-edge AI tools and strategies to make math instruction more dynamic, personalized, and effectiveRegister here.

  2. Registration for the NCTM 2023 Annual Meeting & Exposition is now open! Join NCTM this fall in Washington, D.C., October 25 - 28 and get inspired by industry experts, learn from likeminded individuals, network with peers, and more. Check out the Keynote Speakers, and add to your professional development with the Preconference Workshops.

  3. Plan to attend the 2024 Regional Conference & Exposition in Seattle, February 7 - 9, 2024. View the conference strands.

    Experiences for High School Students

    1. Modeling the Future Scenario Workshop - November 8, the Modeling the Future Scenario Workshop is an in-person, on-campus experience for high school students to learn about actuarial science, the Modeling the Future Challenge process, and to get started on a qualifying scenario for the competition. More information.

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