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Feb
9
2016

OCTM/OSTA Conference Registration is open!

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 […]

Jan
16
2016

OCTM Monthly Webinars for Spring 2016

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 […]

Dec
1
2015

Present @ OCTM/OSTA summer conference

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 […]

Nov
16
2015

Oklahoma Math Webinars Update

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 […]

Nov
8
2015

OCTM/OSTA Summer Conference

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 […]

Sep
18
2015

Oklahoma Math Webinars Fall Line Up

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, […]

Aug
31
2015

Leadership Class 2 Applications Due Sept. 14

The Oklahoma State Department of Education is proud to create and support a dynamic network of Oklahoma Math and Science educators through OKMath and OKSci Leadership. OKMath and OKSci Leadership selects, challenges, develops and educates Oklahoma math and science teachers, instructional coaches, and district curriculum specialists who have demonstrated an interest in leadership skills related […]

Jun
25
2015

Professional Learning Communities via Social Media

  “The term professional learning community has become quite commonplace in education circles. The term describes a collegial group who are united in their commitment to an outcome. In the case of education, the commitment would be to student learning” Technology has provided educators with unlimited tools that make it possible to connect and teach […]

May
21
2015

OCTM – Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Letters from the OCTM President Hello Oklahoma Math Teachers: I’m so excited to start monthly “letters from the OCTM President” on OKMath Teachers.  OCTM is the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  We are the local chapter of NCTM, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  Members of OCTM get a variety of benefits including: […]

Apr
22
2015

Convinced at 34,000 feet

Conference excitement starts as early as the plane ride. It is always fun to stand in the boarding line or sit next to a fellow math geek on their way to (or from) a national math conference. On one plane, a gentleman and his young son sat between a fellow NCSM traveler and me. His […]

Apr
8
2015

TLIC Network Meeting Invitation

Apple by Stephen JB Thomas from The Noun Project

Teacher Leader and Instructional Coaches Network Quarterly Planning Meeting May 18, 2015 10:00 AM Edmond Administration Building Edmond, OK Host: Robbyn Glinsmann Robbyn.Glinsmann@edmondschools.net A small group of us have been working to get this network started and we are excited to grow the network. Who should come? If you are a teacher leader, even if […]

Mar
1
2015

OKMath Quotables: Curious Mind

Replace indifference with curiosity. Replace consumption with creativity. Replace competition with collaboration. Replace isolation with conversation. Michael Fenton is one of a few folks out there who help me see through some of the distractions around what good teaching looks like. With so much emphasis on technology in the classroom, Michael questions whether or not […]

Feb
22
2015

OKMath Quotables: Perplexity

Capture Perplexity Share Perplexity Resolve Perplexity While Dan Meyer’s presentation starts with a focus on technology, he explores tools that help him create great learning opportunities for students. His talk has many implications for the instructional design process and how he so desperately pursues perplexity. [Read Dan’s original post about his CUE Presentation here.] As he begins to […]

Feb
20
2015

Need Money?

Grant Funding Available

Are you wanting to attend a professional development but your school doesn’t have the funds to send you? Do you want to implement a new strategy or tool in the classroom but no money? What would you do if your desires could be funded? I am very familiar with this situation. Rather than admit defeat, […]

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