Volume 2, Issue 9 October, 2009

Call For TODOS Board Nominees

Nominations are now open for the offices of Vice-President and two Directors (formerly Members-at-Large). Eligible nominees must be members in good standing of TODOS for at least one year before being placed in nomination. Please survey potential nominees for approval and acceptance of nomination before submission of names if possible. Self-nominations are also acceptable. These three-year terms will begin in April, 2010, following the annual business meeting. See By-Laws for descriptions and duties of the offices.

Email nominee's name, office of nomination and, if possible, contact information to Cindy Chapman, Elections Committee Chair by November 20, 2009 at [email protected].

TODOS Launches New Journal

Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics (TEEM), a new refereed journal whose primary audience is teachers and other practitioners, is ready for your perusal on the TODOS website. Members may download a copy now.

UPDATED Website!

Visit our website for new and updated information. http://www.todos-math.org/

Consult NCTM Journal For Focus On Equity

The September 2009 NCTM Journal, Teaching Children Mathematics, focuses on equity. Articles written by TODOS members: "Equity for Language Learners and Mathematics interviews to assess Latino Students" by Anthony Fernandes, Cynthia Anhalt, and Marta Civil, and “Math in Milpas” by Jim Barta, Jacob Barta, and Lucas Sanchez.

Professional Development Opportunities

2009 NCTM Regional Conferences. For more information visit: http://www.nctm.org/conferences/default.aspx?id=52

2009 NCSM Annual Fall Leadership Seminars. For more information visit: http://www.mathedleadership.org.

NEW Book: Making Math Accessible to English Learners, 6-12

WestEd, A California non-profit organizations has a new book out entitled: Making Math Accessible to English Learners, 6-12. Renew your TODOS membership form for 3 years and receive a 20% discount on the book by entering the discount code TDO9 when ordering from WestEd.

Electronic News Support

Contact Noemi Lopez if you have information you would like to see in the Electronic News.

Writers needed for Teacher's Corner!

Share your ideas about teaching mathematics in the new Teacher’s Corner of Noticias. Send submissions (no more than 300 words) to Jeanne White.

Board Information
President: Nora Ramirez
President-Elect: Jos Franco
Vice President: Tod Shockey
Members at Large: Don Balka, Noemi R. Lopez, Rosemary Klein
Exec. Secretary: Carol A. Edwards

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