Rhode island Mathematics teachers Association

Upcoming RIMTA events

    • 19 Oct 2017
    • 17 May 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • New England Institute of Technology/Radisson Hotel Warwick

    RIMTA’s Annual Fall Meeting

    Thursday, October 19th, 2017NEIT, 1 New England Tech Blvd East Greenwich, RI 4:00-8:00 p.m.

    On October 19th, attendees will learn instructional strategies and techniques that they will be able to bring back into their classrooms, TOMORROW.  There WILL be something for everyone!  ALL levels are welcome to choose the session that interests them the most!

      Elementary Teachers

    Rhode Island’s Elementary Mathematics Leaders Group (EMLG) will present on

           Visual Models

           Steps to Understanding Mathematics (SUM)

      Middle School Teachers

    John SanGiovanni, a mathematics supervisor for the Howard County (MD) Public School System, an adjunct instructor and frequent speaker at both regional and national conferences, and a member of the NCTM Board of Directors, will present on

           Eliminate It! activities (also known as “Which One Doesn’t Belong?”)

           Practical activities or protocols designed to provoke the Standards for                  Math Practices (SMPs)

           Reasoning and number sense

           Fraction sense, decimal sense, percent, ratio/proportion, expressions and equations

      High School Teachers

    The New England Institute of Technology will present on math-related fields as addressed in the Governor’s Workforce Board Priority Industry Sectors including

           RI Builders Association

           Engineering Technology

           Information Technologies

           EmployRI and SkillsUSA will be available

    Cathy Humphreys is COMING to Rhode Island!

    Join us for “Dinner with Cathy”

    Thursday, May 17th, 2018

    Radisson Hotel, 2081 Post Road Warwick, RI 4:00-8:00 p.m.

    Aligning to our annual theme of Ensuring Mathematical Success for All, RIMTA welcomes Cathy Humphreys to Rhode Island.  She is best known for her work with Number Talks, short discussions between a teacher and her students about how to solve a particular mental math problem.  The focus is not on getting the correct answer, but on discussing possible methods of finding the answer.  Cathy and Ruth Parker discuss number talks in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hmh8pwL1sLg.

    Cathy Humphreys is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University, where she studies mathematics teaching and learning.  She has taught Grades 2-12 in California public schools for thirty years, has worked as an instructor for the Mathematics Education Collaborative and for Math Solutions, and has served as a mathematics coach for the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative.  Cathy is a co-author of Making Number Talks Matter and Connecting Mathematical Ideas.

Past events

11 May 2017 RIMTA Spring Meeting
26 Jan 2017 RIMTA Tech Workshops
26 Oct 2016 RIMTA Fall Meeting
RIMTA is a partner affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

RIMTA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

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