Math Escape Rooms Offer Both Engagement and Higher Order Thinking

The end of the year can be an extremely challenging time to keep students engaged in the mathematical material you are covering in class.  Normally, the hot weather and the thoughts of summer vacation have already taken root in a middle school student’s mind, making it almost impossible to complete any new material.  That, coupled …

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Workshop – Best Practices: #Mathwithtech

Date: August 15th Time: 8am-2pm Location: Bedford High School, NH Cost: $209 (Lunch included) Do you math with tech? Do you want to learn how? Wondering how to most effectively use tech in the classroom? This day long workshop is designed to help attendees think about best practices when mixing math and technology together. Join …

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Professional Development Opportunity

Rivier University is pleased to announce a graduate level course that will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:30 from May 13 through June 27.  This course is designed for current and prospective high school mathematics teachers to revisit the subject of Calculus from a teacher’s perspective.  The emphasis will be on the understanding …

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Kaplinsky and Beyond!

By Rob Lukasiak, NHTM President I am a big fan of Robert Kaplinsky. Some of you may know him from his excellent “open middle” problems. If not, then you should check out http://www.openmiddle.com/. Or, you might be familiar with his connection to the “Observe Me” movement. Learn more at https://robertkaplinsky.com/observeme/. The basic idea behind “Observe …

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NHTM’s Regional Structure

By Annie Wallace, NHTM Regional Coordinator NHTM has a regional structure to help in creating and offering PD targeted to the interests of those in each region. We are currently looking to strengthen this regional structure, allowing these local gatherings to make it possible for mathematics teachers in our state to network more frequently while growing …

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47th Annual NH State High School Mathematics Contest

NHTM and the Plymouth State University Mathematics Department will host the 47th Annual NH State High School Mathematics Contest next week on Tuesday, March 12th. Thanks to PSU for providing the space at no cost for this event. Forty-five teams will compete this year and you can follow the scores on Tuesday by visiting the …

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Jo Boaler Releases Mindset Mathematics Grade 6

Attention all 6th Grade Mathematics teachers. Jo Boaler released her Mindset Mathematics Grade 6 Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas book on January 17, 2019. Her book takes the teachings of her Mathematical Mindsets book and focuses on the big ideas from the 6th grade mathematics curriculum by presenting them through interesting and authentic problem-solving activities. …

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