Januarary 2015 Edition
Upcoming STEM Event Jan 29
What: GCCTM STEM Mini Conference
When & Where:
Thursday January 29, Fisher Middle School
3:30-5pm Elementary; 4:30-6pm Secondary
Cost: Members Free, Non Members: Cost of Membership $5
–"Shoestrings as Learning Tools"
-"Digging for Gold" - Using "Rich" problems to reveal K-2 students' mathematical thinking.
-Assessment with ActivEngage and ClassFlow
- "Edible Algebra" and "Slopetacular Cheers"
-"Let me Nspire you and your math or science classrooms!"
-"Instagram and Matrices"
-“Four Faces of a Function”
-Spotlight Tasks – How can they be used to feature the Standards for Mathematical Practice? (Algebra focus)
Save the Date!
GCCTM Honors Spring Banquet will be April 21, 2015 at Brick Street Cafe
Thanks to those of you who responded to our survey this fall. The lucky winners were: Holly Loftis @ Greer Middle, Jennifer Hull @ Lakeview Middle, and Matthew Kryston @ Berea Middle
Membership winners! Elementary – Cherrydale Elementary; Middle – Beck Middle School; High – Riverside High School
Important Test Dates
ACT Aspire – Math – Grades 3, 4, 5 – Thursday, April 30
ACT Aspire – math – Grades 6, 7, 8 – Thursday, April 30
The ACT – Math – Grade 11 – Tuesday, April 28
ACT WorkKeys – Grade 11 – Wednesday, April 29
Greenville County Council for Teachers of Mathematics is an organization that promotes professional growth and student achievement for all GCSD math teachers.
GCCTM OFFICERS 2014-2015
Linda Manley, President
Jennifer Southers, President-Elect
Patricia Rhoney, Past President
Chris Beyerle, Newsletter
Daniel Wilkie, NCTM Representative
Faith Deaver, Vice-President of Elementary School (Primary)
Amy Parker, Vice-President of Elementary School (Intermediate)
Nanette Davis, Vice-President of Middle School
Margie Gustafson, Vice-President of High School
Sara Beth Kripinski, Treasurer
Cathy Hale, Advisor
Valerie Muller, Advisor
Gay Durham, Secretary