2016 NCSM Annual Conference

Strand Descriptions

Theme

The theme of the 2016 NCSM Annual Conference is:

BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN LEADERSHIP AND LEARNING MATHEMATICS:
Leveraging Education Innovation and Research to Inspire and Engage

Conference Program Strand Descriptions

The five strands to be featured at this exciting and educational NCSM Annual Conference are:

  1. Cultivating Leadership In a Time of Change - The focus will be on leader actions and thought processes that help improve teaching and learning at the building, district, region and state/province levels.
  2. Coaching That Matters - The focus will be on the coach's role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics.
  3. Advancing the Social Justice Conversation - This strand will focus on the unique interactions of mathematics education and student learners within their racial, cultural, linguistic, and socioeconomic communities.
  4. Enhancing Mathematics Education in the Digital Age - This strand will focus on technological innovations that promote deep student learning of mathematical concepts as well as models of professional learning experiences that take advantage of affordances of technology.
  5. Sharing Research that Informs Mathematics Education - This strand will focus on research found to impact practice in the mathematics classroom and in professional learning for teachers.