Connect. Collaborate. Commit.
- Build Mathematical Capacity
How do we advocate for high quality and equitable mathematics teaching and learning? How do we build mathematical literacy? How do we leverage technology to enhance mathematics instruction? Proposals in this strand include such topics as: access and equity; support for diverse learners (emergent bilinguals, special needs, gifted and talented, etc); STEM/STEAM; recent research findings; engaging students in mathematics; sparking interest through meaningful tasks; and strong curriculum that address the rigor, depth, and conceptual understanding of mathematical standards.
- Construct Impactful Mathematics Coaching
How do we sustain equitable learning experiences? Proposals in this strand focus on the coach's role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics. Coaching imperatives to be addressed in these sessions include sustainable coaching practices, coaching mathematical content, coaching teaching and learning, and producing a culture of lifelong learning.
- Design Systemic Structures within the Mathematics Education Community
How do we design and implement structures that support high quality mathematics teaching and learning? How do we empower a shared culture of professionalism and productive engagement? How do we ensure bold leadership actions impact each and every learner? Proposals in this strand address developing leadership; being a change agent; engaging with community partnerships and higher-education; providing district-level, administrator, and collaborative teams/teacher supports; and developing job-embedded professional learning.
- Monitor Evidence of Equitable Mathematics Learning
How do we monitor and follow-up on evidence of student learning? How do we ensure that each and every learner is engaged in a high-quality assessment process? Proposals in this strand feature formative assessments, evaluation supports for leaders, data dialogue structures, research informed reflection on evidence of student learning, intensification, intervention, differentiation, and multiple assessment approaches.