Save the date for the Fall V^2CTM Meeting

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Spring V^2CTM Meeting with Dr. Sherry Parrish

The Spring V2CTM Conference will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg. The meeting will feature a keynote presentation by Dr. Sherry Parrish, author of Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages.

Please register online at https://tinyurl.com/V2CTM2018Spring by April 11.

*See the Spring Newsletter for more details*

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The Regional 24 Challenge – April 19th!

Join us for the Regional 24 Challenge Tournament, sponsored by VVCTM!
Date:  Thursday, April 19, 2018
Location:  Wilson Middle School
Game Time:  6:00PM (Players and Leaders, please arrive by 5:45pm)
Registration Deadline:  Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Contact Info:  Laurie Biser   lbiser@augusta.k12.va.us    540.245.5116
 
All elementary schools are invited to participate.  Each school may register a team of four players and up to two alternates. 1-2 proctors will be needed per team. In an effort to maximize participation, alternates will be invited to play if seating is available, so they should attend with the understanding that they will play as long as space allows. In the event of limited seating, we will fairly allow an equal number of alternates per school to play until seats are no longer available. 
 
Interested in having more than one team represent your school? If space allows, a second-team registration will be offered following the April 4 registration deadline.
 
Please register your school team by Wednesday, April 4 by clicking here
Feel free to contact me with questions. 
Thank you, 
Laurie Biser
24 Challenge Coordinator
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SAVE THE DATE: Sherry Parrish coming to the SPRING V^2CTM meeting

V^2CTM will be hosting Sherry Parrish, author of the Number Talks books, for their Spring Meeting at Skyline Middle School on April 25th.

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Regional 24 Challenge: April 19th, 2018

This years 24 Challenge will be hosted at Wilson Middle School on April 19th, 2018 at 6pm in the gymnasium. More details to come! REGIONAL Challenge 24 Brochure 2018

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Registration Opens for the 2017 Regional 24 Challenge

Hello all,
It’s time to register your team for the 2017 Regional 24 Challenge! Please note the registration deadline of Friday, April 7.
We look forward to seeing you there!
VVCTM 24 Challenge Regional Tournament 2017
Join us for the Regional 24 Challenge Tournament, sponsored by VVCTM!

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Location: Wilson Middle School
Address: 232 Hornet Road, Fishersville, VA
Game Time: 6:00PM (Players and Leaders, please arrive by 5:45pm)
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017
Contact Info: Laurie Biser lbiser@augusta.k12.va.us 540.245.5117

All elementary schools are invited to participate. Each school may register a team of four players and up to two alternates. 1-2 proctors will be needed per team. In an effort to maximize participation, alternates will be invited to play if seating is available, so they should attend with the understanding that they will play as long as space allows. In the event of limited seating, we will fairly allow an equal number of alternates per school to play until seats are no longer available.

Interested in having more than one team represent your school? If space allows, a second-team registration will be offered following the April 7 registration deadline.

Please register your school team by April 7 using the google form by clicking here.

Feel free to contact me with questions.
Thank you,
Laurie Biser
24 Challenge Coordinator

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V2CTM to host VCTM Conference in March 2017

V2CTM will be the host for the 2017 Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference to be held on March 10 and 11 at James Madison University.  For more information, click here.

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Regional 24 Challenge Tournament Scheduled for Thursday, April 20

V2CTM will again sponsor the Regional 24 Challenge Tournament this coming April 20 at at Wilson Middle School in Fishersville.  At the 24 Challenge Tournament, the top four mathletes from each elementary school will compete against the best and brightest from school divisions throughout the Shenandoah Valley.

Click to download the complete brochure about the 2017 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament:   regional-challenge-24-brochure-2017

Click to download the 2017 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament Flyer:  2017regionalgameflyer

For more information, contact:
Laurie Biser
Instructional Supervisor
Elementary Mathematics and Science
Augusta County Public Schools
Verona, VA
p) 540.245.5117
f) 540.245.5275
lbiser@augusta.k12.va.us

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2016 Fall V2CTM Meeting on October 26 at Skyline Middle School

The Annual Fall V2CTM Meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at Skyline Middle School in Harrisonburg. The meeting will feature a keynote presentation by Dr. Kristina Doubet, Professor, James Madison University. To get to Skyline Middle, take Interstate 81 to Exit 247 (US 33 East). Immediately get into the left lane and turn left at the first stoplight onto Linda Lane. Continue through the light and turn right when you see the school signs: Skyline Middle School adjoins Smithland Elementary School; both schools’ parking lots are available.

To register for the conference, click here.

Please register by October 19. Conference registration costs are only $5 and include a fully catered dinner provided by White Hill Catering. There will be numerous appealing door prizes! The program is below:

4:30 – 5:00 Registration

5:00 – 5:45 Dinner catered by White Hill Catering (Meat Lasagna with Homemade Marinara Sauce, Vegetable Lasagna with Homemade Alfredo Sauce, Mixed Vegetable Medley, Green Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert, Sweetened/Unsweetened Tea and Water)

5:45 – 6:00 Business Meeting: Anne Loso, V2CTM President

6:00 – 7:00 Keynote Address: 3D Differentiation”: Addressing Students’ Readiness Needs, Interests, and Learning Preferences in Mathematics Instruction, Dr. Kristina Doubet, James Madison University

7:15 – 8:00 K-5 Sessions:

  • Open-ended Questions and Math Talks, Jackie Gulino, Harrisonburg City Schools
  • Incorporating Writing and Drama in Word Problems, Sarah Lopacinski, Harrisonburg City Schools

7:15 – 8:00 6-12 Sessions:

  • Rafts and Menus, Judith McNett, Harrisonburg City Schools
  • Differentiation Strategies, Dr. Kristina Doubet, James Madison University
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2016 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament Winners Announced

The Regional 24 Contest was held on April 12 at Wilson Middle School.  This year, there  were almost 60 players representing 13 elementary schools from Augusta County, Rockingham County, and Greene County.

The top winners were:

1st place: Clark Dana, Wilson Elementary School

2nd place: Jack Liskey, Clymore Elementary School

3rd place: Cayden Swatts, Beverley Manor Elementary School

4th place: Mason Earlywine, Beverley Manor Elementary School

Congratulations to all those who participated! Special thanks to John Stevens for being the MC for the contest and to Laurie Biser for coordinating it.

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