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Help Inspire a Million Students to Experience Uplifting Mathematics

The Global Math Project aims to engage students and teachers around the world in thinking and talking about the same appealing piece of mathematics during a series of annual Global Math Weeks. During the first Global Math Week, beginning October 10, 2017, one million students will experience Exploding Dots, a refreshing and powerful mathematical approach to arithmetic and algebra developed by founding team member James Tanton and regularly described by students and teachers alike as “mind blowing.” Stay tuned for ways to get involved through the MTC Network!

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Applications Are Open for the 2017 Rosenthal Prize

The Rosenthal Prize for innovation and inspiration in math teaching, a $25,000 prize administered by the National Museum of Mathematics in New York City, celebrates innovation and inspiration in the middle school math classroom by rewarding a teacher who creates an exceptional, hands-on, math activity. The application process opens in January 2017 and preliminary applications are due in May 2017. For more information, contact rosenthalprize@momath.org.

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2017 Presidential Award Applications Open

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation’s highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science. Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education. If you know great teachers working in grades 7-12, nominate them to join this prestigious network of professionals. Nominations close on April 1, 2017. Applications close on May 1, 2017.

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Great Hearts Academies Is Hiring

Great Hearts Academies is a non-profit network of twenty-nine charter schools in Arizona and Texas dedicated to improving public education with a core, classical liberal arts curriculum that sets high expectations for all students. Great Hearts is now accepting applications for 2017-2018 mathematics faculty and apprentice teachers. To learn more or apply, please contact careers@greatheartsamerica.org.


Know of another opportunity of interest to the MTC community? Contact us at circles@aimath.org.


This article originally appeared in the Winter/Spring 2017 MTCircular.


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