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  • Sunday, December 08, 2019 7:10 PM | Desiree Harrison (Administrator)

    Podcasts seem to be popping up everywhere in the past few years on every topic-cooking, comedy, history, sports, and now even Mathematics! The most beautiful part about this is that doesn't matter what operating system you have (Android and iOS, or something else it doesn't matter) or really even where you are when you listen, and these are FREE resources.

    Just download the show onto your device, press play, and listen at your convenience. It could be in the car, while working out or doing chores around the house, or even while cooking.  


    Here are a few podcasts to try (Click on the link to listen now or just search in whatever platform you use to download for later):

    1. Build Math Minds 

    2. Making Math Moments That Matter

    3.  Inspiring Educators

    Comment below with where you listen and which podcasts are your favorite. Add to this list too-let's make a growing list of resources!

  • Sunday, November 10, 2019 4:55 PM | Desiree Harrison (Administrator)

    Have you seen the latest news articles about MRI imaging in regards to mathematical abilities of boys and girls? Turns out that this ability is not only proven through statistical analysis of testing, but also through MRI imaging. Check out one of the articles that goes into detail here.

  • Sunday, November 03, 2019 1:10 PM | Desiree Harrison (Administrator)

    Have you seen the latest talk about the NAEP report that recently came out? The NAEP is known as the Nation's Report Card and often helps drive the national education talk and focus for years to come. 

    Check out our local source from The Detroit News and also be sure to read what the current NCTM President, Robert Berry, has to say about these scores and next steps to take for our children.

    Let us know what you think about these news releases by leaving a comment below.


    Detroit News- NAEP: Detroit students improve in math; Michigan moves up in rankings

    "Detroit fourth-graders significantly improved their scores in math on a national test, but overall, the city's students scored the lowest for the sixth time among 27 big-city districts nationwide..." Via Detroit News released 10.30.19


    NCTM Reacts to New NAEP Scores

    "In 2019, average mathematics scores for the nation's students were 1 point higher at grade 4 and 1 point lower at grade 8 than in 2017. NAEP, also known as The Nation's Report Card, has informed the public about what American students learn and know for the past 50 years..." via NCTM President, Robert Q. Berry


  • Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:31 AM | Desiree Harrison (Administrator)

    Hi everyone,

    Thank you for being a DACTM member! We will be starting a blog in the next few weeks so be sure to subscribe!

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