Detroit Area Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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DACTM Annual Meeting

  • Wednesday, May 08, 2019
  • 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM
  • 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton TWP, MI


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“I’m not good at math.” “I can’t do this.” As math teachers, many of us hear comments like these, see some students sitting passively in their seats, or see students actively disrupt others’ learning. At the same time, the same students repeatedly actively engage in answering questions and doing the mathematical heavy lifting. What causes these differences in participation in math classrooms? As teachers, what can we do to promote equal participation--and learning--in our classes? In this presentation, Dr. Joy Oslund will discuss causes of unequal participation and share teaching moves that help promote equal participation in challenging mathematics content.

Join Noncy Fields as she IGNITES her passion for Uncovering Hidden Figures in Your Classroom. IGNITE is a speedy presentation. In just 20 slides, which automatically advance every 15 seconds, you will engage in a fast and fun presentation which lasts just 5 minutes.

Attend our annual meeting as we discuss current research around equity in Mathematics. Learn about the opportunities DACTM has to offer and celebrate our scholarship and grant recipients.

6:15 Welcome, Refreshments

6:30 Opening Comments, Desiree Harrison, DACTM President

6:50 Keynote Presentation- Joy Oslund, Madonna University, Equity in the Mathematics Classroom

7:10 Ignite, Noncy Fields, Hidden Figures

7:15 Membership Discussion

7:25 Celebration of Scholarship and Grant Recipients

7:25 Closing Remarks, Scot Acre, Past President

 DACTM P.O. Box 1399  Warren, MI 49092

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