2017 NCSM Annual Conference

Strand Descriptions

Theme

The theme of the 2017 NCSM Annual Conference is:

Engaging in the Mission of Mathematics Education Leadership:
High Quality, Meaningful and Relevant Mathematics for All

Conference Program Strand Descriptions

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

  1. Powerful Mathematics Education Leadership - Presentations in this strand will focus on research-affirmed leadership actions and thought processes to improve teaching and learning at the building, district, region and state/province levels.
  2. Visionary Coaching Practices - Presentations in this strand will focus on the coach's role in supporting all aspects of the teaching and learning of mathematics.
  3. Motivational Mathematics Teaching and Learning - Presentations in this strand will focus on engaging students in mathematics, sparking interest through meaningful tasks, dynamic technology, and strong curriculum that address the rigor, depth, and conceptual understanding of mathematical standards.
  4. Empowering Equity and Social Justice Leadership - Presentations in this strand will focus on equitable practices to support building, district, region and state/province level leaders that build all students' mathematical knowledge.
  5. Exemplary Assessment Leadership - Presentations in this strand will focus on research-affirmed assessment practices that support student and teacher engagement in reflective practices.