Tiffany Neill and Levi Patrick Problems Understanding and Defining STEM Google “STEM activity” and you’ll see towers, bridges, and a lot of projects that use copious amounts of tape, candy, and spaghetti. Add “middle school” or “high school” to your search and you’ll find more wires, gears, and robot cars. In just a few moments, […]
June 20, 2016 The #OKMath community on Facebook, now 3,000+ strong, began having an idea about sharing and collaborating on curriculum maps and pacing guides that could be used by teachers statewide. The first step in that process was to launch the collaboration with a game planning meeting, which we held and recorded on June […]
You probably all know by this point that we are moving right along with the implementation of Oklahoma’s NEW Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics and ELA. The timeline is fast and furious, believe me. To help jump start the work of making sense of the standards, we’re happy to present to you the At-A-Glance resource […]
The Oklahoma State Department of Education is seeking 39 mathematics educators from across Oklahoma to develop instructional and assessment resources for the new PK-A2 standards. The Oklahoma Mathematics Standards Curriculum Frameworks Project will provide educators with information and resources to develop curriculum aligned to the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics. Resources may include guidance on the meaning and intent of the standards, […]
PD On Your Plan is a simple concept focused on providing exceptional learning experiences for every Oklahoma teacher in a format that allows for engagement within a professional learning community or individually.
March 31, 2016 The new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics have been officially approved! In this episode, Robbyn Glinsmann and Levi Patrick talk about where we are with the new standards, discuss assessments, textbooks, and implementation strategies. You can listen to the podcast and follow along with the slides below. Links from Podcast: OSDE Standards Page […]
Please contact your legislators, post video clips, audio clips, tweet and post on facebook conveying the following message: “I am an Oklahoman and (wrote, gave input or support) #ourStandards. They are not Common Core.” Find my legislator: http://www.oklegislature.gov/FindMyLegislature.aspx Julie B. Klingensmith, OCTM President www.okctm.org and @ok_ctm
February 22, 2016: The new Oklahoma Academic Standards for Mathematics have been adopted by the State Board of Education and certified by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as college- and career-ready standards! Robbyn and Levi talk briefly about the current status, the legislative options defined in House Bill 3399, and some of the exciting […]
The OCTM/OSTA summer conference is Friday, June 10th, 2016 @ OSU-Tulsa! You can now register to attend by mail or via one of our websites. OCTM – Oklahoma Council of Teacher of Mathematics: www.okctm.org OSTA – Oklahoma Science Teachers Association: osta.wildapricot.org Want to present at the OCTM/OSTA summer conference on Friday, June 10th, 2016 at […]
Each month, OCTM host a monthly webinar to help math teachers. The webinars focus on secondary mathematics but can be helpful for elementary level as well. The webinars are hosted by the VP of High Schools, Telannia Norfar. Norfar is also a writer for this blog. Periodically, Oklahoma Math Webinars will have a topic that is […]
Want to present at the OCTM/OSTA summer conference on Friday, June 10th, 2016 at OSU-Tulsa? Fill out the call for presenters proposal form: https://okstatecoe.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dj7Qt0oUfI4lV2J We need math, science and STEM sessions for teachers K-12. If you are a member of OCTM or OSTA the registration for the conference is FREE to PRESENTERS. OCTM – Oklahoma […]
Please accept my apologies again for the October webinar. I hope you can make it to our rescheduled time of Monday, November 23rd at 7 p.m. We will have our final webinar of the year in December. See details below to join. November 23: Number Talks This is an instructional strategy that is applicable at […]
Okla. Council of Teacher of Math partner with Okla. Science Teachers Association! Save the Date! OCTM is teaming up with OSTA to expand out summer conference. We will have more session choices, more exhibitors and more STEM/STEAM information all in one place. June 10th, 2016 at OSU-Tulsa! Call for speakers December 1st and registration officially […]
Please forgive me but the scheduled webinar for October 26th has been canceled due to a family emergency. I hate to have cancel the webinar for two weeks in a row. Please know I am working to see when it can be rescheduled and I will post the new date here on OKMath Teachers.
If you have been following OK Math Teachers, you know that we have partnered with OKCTM to offer monthly webinars. The webinars discuss various topics related to improving mathematics education in the state of Oklahoma. The webinars occur every third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. CST. Telannia Norfar, a teacher at Northwest Classen, […]