AMTE Member Bulletin Board
An Informal Space for AMTE Members
The AMTE Bulletin board is a place for AMTE members to share information about professional development opportunities or mathematics education projects (e.g., events, calls for participation in other professional organizations, resources). Posts are ordered by submission date (most recent first).Submit a Post
Enhancing Statistics Teacher Education with E-Modules [ESTEEM] Workshop for Mathematics Teacher Educators
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Are secondary teachers from your institution prepared to meet the curricular demands of teaching content in data analysis and statistics?
Sponsored by the American Statistical Association and based on the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE): A Pre-K–12 Curriculum Framework, MWM is for middle- and high-school mathe
From Rebecca Nichols, Director of Education at ASA:
I am pleased to invite you to participate in the next ASA K-12 Statistics Education Webinar scheduled for Wednesday, April 19 at 5:30 pm Eastern Time (2:30 pm Pacific).
In Spring 2017 (Jan 9-April 26), the following graduate course will be taught by Dr. Hollylynne Lee at NC State completely online. The course is cross listed as a statistics and mathematics education course.
EMS/ST 519 Teaching and Learning Statistical Thinking 3 graduate credits
A thoughtful and timely message about the role of mathematics educators in the present political environment:
Do you teach math classes for elementary teachers? Your participation in a nationwide survey on instructional practices and curriculum used in these courses is needed.
To access the survey, please click here: goo.gl/KtpGTX
Recently, I began creating and developing the infrastructure for a new type of math contest called The SumThingsUp Challenge (inspired by The Flame Challenge of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at the State University of New York at Stony Brook). In this contest, mathematicians will compete to answer questions that might typically be asked by curious 3rd, 4th
Teaching Statistics Through Data Investigations is a free online course with many resources for preparing middle and secondary teachers to teach statistics. Registration is free.
NCTM Affiliates Services Committee (ASC) will present a webinar on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 at 4pm Eastern Time. Learn how to create an NCTM Student Affiliate from several student affiliate advisors and the resources to help support your student affiliate. There will opportunity for Q&A.
We are forming a group of individuals interested in synthesizing the literature on quantitative tools in mathematics education that can be used at-scale to examine student- and teacher-related outcomes. If you are interested in participating please complete this very short survey: http://tinyurl.com/hamxlyu.
The School of Education at the University of Delaware will host a working conference for U.S. faculty on mathematics preparation for K-8 teachers, June 6-8, 2016. All expenses (except two dinners) will be paid by a grant from the National Science Foundation.
The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University will be hosting a webinar for its Ph.D. Program in Mathematics Education. It will be held on Tuesday, December 8th from 8:30—9:30pm.
The House will formally vote to go to conference on an NCLB overhaul. Sen. Lamar Alexander is hopeful that lawmakers can get a compromise bill to President Obama by December. (The Hill)