Upcoming Webinar - Mark your calendars!

Exploring the 4Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web (Interactive Tools)-Communication Part 2
I can…
  • Learn about and use a web 2.0 tool to enhance my students' communication skills.
  • Brainstorm ways the tool may be used in my classroom.
  • Explore ways to nurture the home and school connection.
Friday, April 25, 2014
3:30pm-4:30pm: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/744306937

Registration Web Link: Link to Archived 4 Cs Webinars: **http://classroom21.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Exploring+the+4+Cs+Webinars**

Coming Soon, register NOW!North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics 43rd Annual State Mathematics Conference
The North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) 43rd Annual State Mathematics Conference will be held at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, North Carolina on Thursday and Friday, October 31 and November 1, 2013. Go to **www.ncctm.org** to register for the State Mathematics Conference.
Be sure to join the Department of Public Instruction Updates Sessions
Elementary Consultants: Kitty Rutherford and Denise Schulz
Thursday October 31, K-2 Updates in Guilford A from 12:30-1:15
Thursday October 31, 3-5 Updates in Guilford A from 1:30-2:15
Thursday October 31, Presidential Award Information in Arrowhead B from 3:30-4:15
Secondary Consultant: Johannah Maynor
Thursday October 31, 6-12 Updates in Imperial A from 10:30-11:15
Thursday Oct 31, HS Math District Coordinators Collaboration Session in Links from 2:30-4:00
Accountability: Dr. Mike Gallagher
Friday November 1, Testing Updates in Guilford A from 1:30-2:15

Come meet the NEW Department of Public Instruction K-12 Mathematics Section Chief Dr. Jennifer Curtis.
She will be in all DPI sessions and will be at the NCDPI Booth on Thursday from 8:00-10:00 and Friday from 9.:00-2:00.
43rd State Mathematics Conference Keynote Speakers *Linda Gojak: President of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, author, and Director of the Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Teaching and Technology at John Carroll University *Doug Clements: Author and researcher, University of Denver, writer and member of the Common Core State Standards Committee of the National Governor's Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers *Stuart Murphy: Author of over 60 children's literature books including the well-known MathStarts series *Teruni Lamberg: Author of Whole Class Mathematics Discussions: Improving In-Depth Mathematical Thinking and Learning and faculty member at the University of Nevada Reno *Diane Schaefer: Consultant for the U. S. portion of the Mathematics Assessment Project (MAP) from the Shell Centre (London, UK) Go to **www.ncctm.org** to download the Preliminary Program.

NC State Board of Education

  • NC State Board of Education meeting schedule and live streaming
  • Members and contact information
  • Policy
  • Updates

High School Math Updates

1. The Math I, II, and III Information Brochure is posted under High School Resources. This brochure can be copied and distributed as necessary. However, NCDPI professionally made copies are on their way.
2. The 2013 Fall High School Webinar is also posted! It can be found under High School Resources on the Webinar page. Please feel free to review and share as needed.
Please contact Johannah Maynor with additional questions.
Johannah Maynor
919.807.3842external image call_skype_logo.png919.807.3842

Bridging the Gap: Uniting K-16 STEM Education Conference

Event Dates: October 14-15, 2013

Location: McKimmon Center, Raleigh, NC

Bridging the Gap is an annual conference whose goal is to strengthen K-16 STEM education throughout North Carolina. It brings together educators, business leaders, government officials and others who play a role in STEM education to share ideas and resources. Last year, more than 300 STEM stakeholders from North Carolina and beyond attended the inaugural edition of the conference. It is organized by the North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research (NCABR).

Contact Information:

Name: Regina Williams

E-mail Address: questions@bridgingthegapnc.com

Phone Number: 919.785.1304external image call_skype_logo.png919.785.1304 ext. 202

Web Site: bridgingthegapnc.com

Exploring the 4Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web (Interactive Tools)-Critical Thinking
Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Audience: Open Enrollment
About: Exploring the 4 Cs of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity on the web will provide educators with the opportunity to maximize the interactivity of the internet to enhance teaching and learning. Each webinar will examine a variety of resources with potential for growing 21st century learning skills in students by focusing on a specific category. Participants will collaboratively explore resources and be given the opportunity to share experiences and additional activities related to the 4 Cs.

Exploring the 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web (Interactive Tools) – Critical Thinking
Target audience for this webinar is classroom teachers K-12.

I can...
Learn about and use a web 2.0 tool to enhance my students' critical thinking.
Brainstorm ways the tool can be used in the classroom.
Elaborate, refine, analyze, and evaluate my own ideas in order to improve and maximize critical thinking skills.
Explore ways to nurture the home and school connection.
Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/796434609

Questions, please contact:
Rebecca (Becky) Caison

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T³ – Teachers Teaching with Technology™ 2013 Fall WorkshopsGreensboro College
Proctor Hall West
815 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Date: Saturday, December 7th
Time: 9am – 4 pm
Getting Started with TI-Nspire™ Technology in High School Mathematics
Learn the basics of TI-Nspire™ technology by exploring interactive lessons where students take purposeful action in TI-Nspire™ documents, observe the consequences, and reflect on the mathematical implication
Perform basic operations using the built-in Calculator and Graphs applications
Leave with the ability to use the interactivity of the TI-Nspire™ software to engage classes in making connections and discovery learning.
$125 per person, including TI-Nspire™ Teacher Software
Instructor: Julie RigginsEast Forsyth High School/ Winston Salem Forsyth County Schools Contact information: Julie.riggins@gmail.com
Exploring the CCSS with the TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator in High School Mathematics
Explore Common Core State Standards mathematics across the high school curriculum with classroom-ready activities for the TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators
Gain technology skills to improve classroom instructional approaches in the CCSS Mathematical Practices
$125 per person, including TI-Smartview Emulator Software for the TI-84 Plus Family
Instructor: Becky Caison Contact information: **rbcaison@mac.com**
Site Contact: Adam Pennell, Professor of Mathematics, Greensboro College Contact information: **pennella@greensboro.edu**
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