June 2018 Enews
TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


Volume 11, Issue 6 June 2018

Collective Call to Action Webinar Recording

Did you attend the May 24th Collective Call to Action Webinar that featured the reading from Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators, edited by Anita A. Wager and David W. Stinson? Whether or not you attended, you can access the recording, and download the webinar chat. Be on the lookout for the July webinar!

TODOS 2018 Conference Begins Tomorrow, June 21st!

Participants are in for an amazing opportunity that will inspire and empower! In addition to the break-out sessions, the lineup for the general sessions include the keynote speaker, opening session presentation, Friday lunch Ignite speakers, Saturday lunch Social Justice Panel, and closing session. Go to the document for detailed information.

Collective Call to Action: May-June Reading

The May-June 2018 reading as part of A Collective Call to Action is suggested by TODOS and is one of the focused articles from the TEEM 7 Special Issue: Mathematics Education Through the Lens of Social Justice. Go to detailed information for the title of the article and targeted questions. TODOS will facilitate the July webinar.


On Saturday, September 8th at 8:00 AM PDT, José Francisco Sala García will present Promoting Algebraic Thinking through Visual Pattern Tasks for English Language Learners. Motivate English learners in algebraic reasoining by fostering productive struggle, language development, and exploring visual pattern tasks. Participants will anticipate the ways students will solve pattern tasks, consider how to support students’ learning, and interrelate social and analytic scaffolding. Register today.

Fostering Support of Mathematics Learning Grant

TODOS and MET collaborated on this grant with the purpose of providing financial assistance to PreK-12 schools for professional development to increase understanding and expertise in fostering support of multi-language development when teaching mathematics. This year’s recipient is North Springfield Elementary School in Springfield, VA. Congratulations to Ms. Nichole Lindgren for submitting her proposal. Read the abstract.

TEEM 9 Is Available for Members!

Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics (TEEM) 9 is available for members to download. All attendees at the TODOS 2018 Conference will receive a hard copy in their conference bags. Authors of the three articles include the following: Craig J. Willey and Stefanie D. Livers; Sara Morales, Terri Sainz, Kathryn Million, and Kathe Kanim; and Annela Teemant, Brandon J. Sherman, and Amy Wilson. Take time to read the articles!

Chapter Proposals for Teaching Mathematics to ELs

Luciana de Oliveira and Marta Civil are working on a new book, Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners: Preparing Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers.  They are interested in case studies of mathematics teachers and action research projects that highlight mathematics teachers working with ELs. See call for proposals for chapters for more details. Deadline for proposals is September 1, 2018.

CAMT Is Coming in July! Volunteer at the Booth!

The Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT), the statewide Texas conference for mathematics educators will be held July 16-18, 2018, in Houston. TODOS Strand speakers include Larry Lesser and Susie W. Håkansson. TODOS will also have an exhibit booth at CAMT. If you plan to attend, volunteer your time to staff the TODOS booth and share your passion for TODOS with colleagues and friends. 

2018-2019 TODOS Board

Executive Team: Diana Ceja, Diane Kinch, Rocío Benedicto, and Nora Ramirez
Members: Jennifer Bay-Williams, Kyndall Brown, Sylvia Celedón-Pattichis, Zandra de Araujo, Linda Fulmore, Susie W. Håkansson, Annette Kitagawa, Silvia Llamas-Flores, Carlos LópezLeiva, M. Alejandra Sorto, Erin Sylves, and Jennifer Yacobian