August 2016 Enews
TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


Volume 9, Issue 8 August 2016


TODOS Strand at 2016 CCTM Conference

TODOS speakers will have a strong presence at the 2016 Colorado Council of Teachers of Mathematics Conference held at the Denver Mart September 22-23.  José Franco and Nora Ramirez will present at the session for teachers the first day. They, Rochelle Gutiérrez, Susie W. Håkansson, and Diane Kinch will present the second day with Rochelle as the conference keynote speaker. See the descriptions!

TEEM 7 Now Available for TODOS Members

The newest issue of Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics Issue 7 (TEEM 7) is now released and available for TODOS members. This Special Issue, "Mathematics Education: Through the Lens of Social Justice," was provided to all TODOS 2016 Conference attendees. The first six issues of TEEM are available to the public on the TODOS website. Share these excellent resources with your friends and colleagues.

Proposals Solicited for CAMT 2017

TODOS will be organizing a strand for the 2017 Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), July 10-12, 2017, to be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center and Omni Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas.  The theme for the conference is "Bringing Math into Focus."  Consider submitting a proposal as part of the TODOS Strand. Read the CAMT Submission Process and complete the proposal form.


TODOS Live! presents Florence Glanfield who will lead Part Two of her webinar "Weaving Indigenous Perspectives & Mathematics: Landscape of Success for ALL Learners" on Wednesday, September 21st, at 4:30 p.m. PDT. Register now to participate. Part One of the webinar is available online. The TODOS Live! committee has a great slate of presenters and sessions set up for the 2016-2017 school year.

TODOS Well Represented at ICME 13

Additional TODOS members who attended the International Congress for Mathematics Education (ICME) 13 in Hamburg July 24th to the 31st include the following: Florence Glanfield, Maggie Hackett, Matt Larson, Gary Martin, Randy Philipp, Eliana Rojas, Marilyn Strutchens, Christine Thomas, and Trena Wilkerson. See the updated list. It's likely that many TODOS members are not incuded.

Summer Noticias de TODOS Is Now Online

Noticias de TODOS is published three times a year: Winter/Spring, Summer, and Fall. The first and third issues are sent as hard copies to all TODOS members. The Summer Issue, available now, is an online issue and focuses on acknowledging all of the contributors to TODOS in addition to information on student awards sponsored by TODOS. Take time to find out more about TODOS.

NCTM Regional Conferences and Expositions Plus Innov8

This fall, NCTM will traverse the country to bring mathematics educators together for a series of dynamic professional development opportunities. From Phoenix to St. Louis to Philadelphia, these events are an opportunity to connect with your peers to discover and discuss the latest in mathematics education. No matter which event you attend, you'll gain new strategies and tools you can immediately put to use when you return to your classroom. TODOS plans to have a booth at all three conferences.

Poster: 5 Ways Being Bilingual Makes You Smarter

Download and share this fun poster with your students and colleagues to show how learning a second (or third) language can be beneficial. People who know two (or more) languages have an advantage. They can tell the difference between "embarazada" and "embarrassed." They can ace their math test and their science test all in the same day. They can even impress their friends with extraordinary feats of vocabulary as they discern new words from second-language roots. Enter your email to receive the free poster.

TODOS at Northern Nevada and Northwest Conferences

TODOS will have an exhibit booth at the Northern Nevada Math and Science Conference to be held at the Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV, on August 27th and one at the Northwest Mathematics Conference held at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, WA, on October 21st - 23rd. A TODOS member will also be speaking at both conferences. If you are attending either of them, consider supporting TODOS and volunteering to staff either booth by sending a message to the editor.

Bright Ideas + Math Tools = Resources for You

NCTM's Bright Ideas, the e-newsletter of Illuminations, is sent out once a month to anyone who subscribes to it. Bright Ideas provide tools and resources in grade bands and new ideas. Also, read about how teachers have taught the lessons. Sign up to subscribe by going to the Bright Ideas website.

Soliciting Items for the TODOS Enews

Do you have any information on personal accomplishments, events, or news articles that focus on equity and excellence and aligned with the Mission and Goals of TODOS to share with other TODOS members? Do you have suggestions to enhance the Enews? Send information and recommendations to the editor.

2016-2017 TODOS Board

Executive Team: Diane Kinch, Marta Civil, Susie W. Håkansson, and Nora Ramirez
Members: Julia Aguirre, Ellen Barger, Rocio Benedicto, Anita Bright, Kyndall Brown, Carol A. Edwards, Linda Fulmore, Cynthia Hillman-Forbush, Annette Kitagawa, Bob McDonald, M. Alejandra Sorto, and Angela Thompson