NCCTM Spring Leadership Seminar
Friday, March 27, 2015
HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 5
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Fee is $65.00 for NCCTM members (includes lunch)
Fee is $75.00 for non-members (includes lunch)
The Mindset Revolution: Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jo Boaler
Afternoon Breakouts by Grade Band
Marriott Greensboro Airport Hotel
9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Dr. Boaler’s keynote address will focus on what it means to teach math for a growth mindset. She will work with participants on different mathematics tasks, different forms of assessment and grading, grouping arrangements, encouragement and praise, and many other aspects of mathematics teaching, through the use of classroom videos and math tasks. There will also be four afternoon break-out sessions (K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12), facilitated by the Department of Public Instruction Mathematics Consultants.
Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University. She is also the editor of the Research Commentary Section of The Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME), an analyst for PISA testing in the OECD, and author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning. She is the recipient of a National Science Foundation 'Early Career Award' and the NCSM Kay Gilliland Equity Award (2014). She is the author of seven books and numerous research articles. Her latest books, What’s Math Got To Do With It? (2009) and The Elephant in the Classroom (2010), both aim to increase public understanding of the importance of good mathematics teaching. She serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies and as a White House presenter on girls and STEM. She is the co-founder of youcubed (www.youcubed.org) which gives teachers and parents the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics.
Eastern Region Conference: Practicing the Practices
February 21, 2015, 9am-2pm at James Sprunt Community College in Kernersville
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Central Region Conference: Every Student Counts
February 21, 2015, 9am-12:30pm at North Carolina Central University in Durham
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Western Region Conference: EDcamp
April 11, 2015, 9am-12:30pm at Charles D. Owen High School in Black Mountain
- The conference will be an EDcamp. You will be able to attend discussion forums which will focus on a variety of current hot topics including topics the participants will generate that morning.
- Directions to Owen High School (https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=directions%20to%20owen%20high%20school&safe=active)
- Questions? Contact Kim Clark (email@example.com) or Marta Garcia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
NCCTM’s 45th Annual State Math Conference
November 5th and 6th
Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC
This year’s theme is Principles to Actions in Action.
Speaker proposals may be submitted using the link http://tinyurl.com/NCCTM2015.
The deadline for proposals is May 15th. We hope to hear from you soon!
Exhibitor Applications are being accepted [more info]
If you have questions, please contact:
2015 NCCTM Conference Program Co-Chairs
Lisa Carnell [email@example.com] and Amy Travis [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Web Sites of Interest
The Fall Leadership Seminar is scheduled for November 4, 2015
More Information is Coming Soon.
Future State Mathematics Conferences
October 27-28, 2016, Greensboro
November 2-3, 2017, Greensboro