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Volume 22, Number 13

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 March 31, 2017                                  Vol. 22, No. 13


        Math Forum Sessions | The National Math Festival
           Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month


                       MATH FORUM SESSIONS


 Are you attending the annual conference of the National Council
 of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)? Or coming to the NCTM
 Annual Meeting & Exposition?

 Math Forum staff will present six sessions in San Antonio and
 facilitate two thrilling Ignite sessions. Check out the full
 details, plus sneak peeks of our booth materials.

 Stay connected all next week with the NCTM mobile app for iOS
 or Android:


 For more on the NCTM Annual Meeting, log in to the
 online planner:

 Or download the full program book (76 MB):

NCTM2017AnnualProgramBook_opt.pdf -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PoW taking place: Math problem-solving moment of the week "The first thing many of you wondered was, 'Could there be more than one answer?' I thought you might enjoy seeing all of the different ways you used...." - Max, commenting on the Pre-Algebra PoW's latest solution -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- THE NATIONAL MATH FESTIVAL Math lovers, mark your calendars! The National Math Festival brings together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants to see math in new and exciting ways. Lectures, hands-on demonstrations, art, films, performances, puzzles, games, children's book readings, and more will show everyone from toddlers to teens and adults the unexpected sides of mathematics. The National Math Festival is free and open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Those outside the D.C. area can join in via events at dozens of science museums around the U.S.: -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- Now taking place: Math education conversation of the day "I want to know how they 'see' problems and hear the math in their reasoning." - Christine, tweeted to @MFAnnie during #ElemMathChat -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS AWARENESS MONTH Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month starts tomorrow! To help spread the word, download the official flyer:
mathstatmonth/math-stat-month-web.pdf Then join the fun on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #mathaware: Now in its 31st year, Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month is sponsored annually by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM), a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). To simplify coordination efforts, this celebration of mathematics will no longer have an annual theme -- but past years offer a wellspring of inspiration: -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum at NCTM Online PD Online Workshops Ask Dr. Math Problems of the Week Powerful Problem Solving Mathematics Library Math Tools Teacher2Teacher Discussion Groups Join the Math Forum Ask Dr. Math Books Facebook Blogs Twitter Feed SEND COMMENTS TO: _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ An archive of all the Math Forum newsletters and directions for subscribing can be found at

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