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Nearly 90 Educators Hear about Motivation in Math Classes at Fall Conference

At the Fall 2015 V2CTM Conference held October 13 at Wilbur S. Pence Middle School, nearly 90 educators, administrators, and college students learned from Dr. Kenn Barron that there is a formula for optimally motivating students in the math classroom:  … Continue reading

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Bridgewater College Share Fair Nation Attended by Over 1300

The second Share Fair Nation sponsored by Bridgewater College and the Morgridge Foundation was held on Saturday, October 10 with over 1300 teachers, parents, and students in attendance.  Teachers had staff development sections related to teaching STEAM topics and students … Continue reading

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Fall 2015 V2CTM Conference Scheduled for October 13 at WSPMS

The annual Fall Conference for the Valley of Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics will be on Tuesday, October 13 at Wilbur S. Pence Middle School in Dayton.  The keynote address will be “Is there a ‘formula’ to help understand … Continue reading

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Wilson Elementary School Scores Big in 2015 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament

V2CTM again sponsored the Regional 24 Challenge Tournament on April 23 at Wilson Middle School.  The competition brought together 70+ students from 14 schools, including schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County, Greene County, and Rockingham County. Player representation in the … Continue reading

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2015 Spring Conference a Big Hit!

“The fastest two hours I have spent in ages” remarked one person as he left the Number Talks session by Dr. Sherry Parish at the 2015 Spring V2CTM Conference held March 17 at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg. “Great Google … Continue reading

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2015 Spring Conference Set for March 17 at Skyline Middle

The 2015 Spring V2CTM Conference, to be held March 17 at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg, features two nationally known speakers.  Dr. Sherry Parrish, author of the widely popular Number Talks, will conduct an extended workshop for K-8 attendees.  Dr. … Continue reading

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2014 Fall Conference Sets Attendance Records

To put it in mathematical terms, if n(x) = number of people who attend event x and A is the set of all previous V2CTM conferences, then n(Oct 7 V2CTM Conference) > n(a) for all a in set A. To … Continue reading

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Register for the Fall 2014 Conference

Click here to register for the Fall 2014 Conference to be held on Tuesday, October 7, at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg.   As shown below, there are some excellent sessions planned for the conference.  Registration costs, including the catered dinner, are only … Continue reading

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Save the Date–October 7

The fall V2CTM Conference will be on Tuesday, October 7, at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg from 4:30 – 8:00.  The keynote speaker is Dr. John Almarode from JMU.  Other breakout sessions will be presented by Dr. Kateri Thunder, JMU, … Continue reading

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JMU Offers Online Masters of Education in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers

JMU is now offering a Master’s of Education in Mathematics online.  The program, aimed at secondary teachers, includes a minimum of 34 credit hours of course work which are organized with 13 hours of educational development and 21 hours of … Continue reading

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