Friday, December 18, 2015

Math Matter Montana - FREE; with stipend provided!!

Let’s give them something to talk about:
Student Discourse & Collaborative Grouping

Math Matters Montana
Looking for new ways to incorporate critical thinking and student engagement in your classroom?  Teachers: are you interested in working together to make your math class the best it has ever been? Principals: would you like to know what you should be looking for in an effective math classroom?    Get paid and receive OPI renewal hours to participate in a free, one-day math workshop provided by the OPI and Education Northwest.  Coming soon to a location near you!
January 9th
Plains, MT
January 16th
Fort Benton, MT
January 30th
Hardin, MT
February 13th
Brockton, MT

Math Matters Montana is here to help!

·       Increase participation and get your students involved in important mathematical conversations
·       Ensure equity for all of your students with collaborative grouping
·       Build local collaboration teams; many hands make light work
·       Administrator breakout session on things to look for in an effective math classroom

Who should attend?
All math teachers are welcome, we encourage school-based teams of at least two 8th – 12th grade math teachers and a school principal.

How will we pay for it?
$150 stipend and lunch will be provided by Education Northwest for all participants!

When will it occur?
Trainings are conveniently scheduled on a Saturday from 9am to 4pm. Follow-up coaching and online learning available at your convenience.

Don’t miss your chance!  Registration is limited to 45 people in each location.

About Education Northwest: Chartered in 1966 as Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Education Northwest now conducts nearly 200 projects annually, working with schools, districts, and communities on comprehensive, research-based solutions to the challenges they face. Education Northwest’s professional development providers include nationally-renowned experts in mathematics, literacy, science and more.
To begin the registration process:  

Questions? Email Jake Warner:

Thursday, December 17, 2015

FREE Online PD!

Start the New Year with FREE Online Professional Learning in Mathematics!
Interact with instructors and other Montana teachers
Earn 15 OPI renewal units

For more information and to register ,

K-8 Teachers: January 18  – February 5 (Feb 12 for Mathematical Practices)
·         Mathematical Practices (grades K-8) – space is limited!
·         All about Fractions (grades 3-5)
·         Ratio & Proportion (grades 6-7)
·         It’s All Right: Pythagorean Concepts (grades 7-9)
Registration Opens January 4 – start

HS Teachers: January 11 – 29
·         Geometry: Transformations (grades 9-12) – space is limited!
Registration Opens December 28 – start

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Math Science Leadership Conference 2016

Monday, November 30, 2015

Announcing the 2016 Math Science Leadership Conference

The Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) and Montana Science Teachers Association (MSTA) jointly sponsor this annual conference. Click here for weekly updates as we count down the weeks to the Math Science Leadership Conference 2016 in Bozeman, Montana on Friday-Saturday, 22 & 23 January 2016.

This year's conference will bring together math and science leaders from across the state working together to provide for concerted state-wide collaboration over the next two years. This year, the registration fee is $135.  Please join us and register for the conference using the Conference Registration Link.

And be sure to make your own reservations at the Comfort Inn 1370 N 7th Ave, Bozeman, MT
(406) 587-2322 in Bozeman before the deadline January 1, 2016 using the Group Name, Math Science Leadership.  Single and double rooms available: $74 each/night. The conference begins at 8 AM on Friday 22 January and ends at noon on Saturday 23 January.  Friday meals provided including dinner and entertainment.