15 August, 2014
Volume 19 No. 33
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First Day of School


Book Sale at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics


Online PD

Orientation Sessions

Problem Based Learning Courses

Graduate Credit:
Mathematics Teaching and Learning Certificate

Master's Degree


First Day of School


What do you do on the first day of school?

Check out these "openers," techniques, literature connections, and other suggestions from the Math Forum's Teacher2Teacher (T2T) service.

Ask A Question


Have questions about implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? Our T2T Associates are ready to respond, drawing on their wealth of experience:




A free app that encourages children to experiment with counting, addition, and subtraction recently debuted for the iPad.

TouchCounts lets children create and manipulate their own numbers by using their fingers to tap and swipe. Two fingers "pulling apart" a number, for example, splits it into two smaller parts; the farther apart you pull, the larger the part you split away from the original whole.

Click "numbers" or "operations" on the banner at touchcounts.ca for activities and teacher notes.

Book Sale at National Council of Teachers of Mathematics


On Wednesday, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) posted a discount code for the purchase of its publications.

Titles now up to 30% off include

  • Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All
  • Cartoon Corner
  • More Good Questions: Great Ways to Differentiate Secondary Mathematics Instruction
  • Young Mathematicians at Work: Constructing Algebra
  • Reasoning and Sense-Making Problems and Activities for Grades 5-8
  • 100 Years of Mathematics Teacher


Hurry: NCTM's offer expires Tuesday, 19 August.


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