The full program for this year's CCTM Annual Conference has been posted! In addition to Andrew Stadel's keynote and the closing session, the schedule on Friday, August 3 includes five hours' worth of presentations and workshops prepared by teachers, vendors, math specialists, and others who will travel from across the state and the country.
The morning program includes:
- NCTM President Dr. Robert Berry, who will talk about NCTM's new publication, Catalyzing Change
- Back-to-back sessions by University of Denver elementary math ed superstars, Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama
- A session by Tom Reardon focused on using technology to model opioid deaths
- Sharing strategies to engage families and the community, presented by our workshop leader Dr. Julia Aguirre
- Multiple sessions by presenters from PEBC, including a double-length session focused on intuition in problem solving
The afternoon program includes:
- Engaging students with Rubik's Cubes, led by Dan Van der Vieren
- Erin-Rose Schneider and Kim Bunning of East Grand sharing about Algebra Tiles
- A look at the latest math sims from CU Boulder's PhET project
- Using language routines to support all learners, led by CCTM President Joanie Funderburk
In addition, there will be a total of four sessions focused on Colorado's recently revised academic standards for mathematics, each tailored to a particular grade band. Take a moment to read the session descriptions for yourself and take some notes - there will be plenty to see on August 3, so register now!