Office of Mathematics Education - UIC

Office of Mathematics Education - UIC The Office of Mathematics Education (OME) aims to provide opportunities for prospective and practicing teachers to develop a strong foundation in math.
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Our mission is to prepare elementary and secondary teachers that are proficient in mathematics and are committed to improving the education of all students. We offer degree programs, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for prospective and practicing mathematics teachers. Our programs reflect a strong orientation towards inquiry-based pedagogies, and incorporate current research and effective practices in the mathematical preparation of teachers. The OME also hosts an active research program in mathematics education. Faculty members direct a number of outreach programs for local schools, students, teachers and families. Faculty members are also investigators on federally-funded research projects and authors of nationally influential curricula for mathematics and science education.

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Registration is now open for the MCMI 2020 Virtual Summer Institute.Your free registration will give you access to all o...
06/16/2020

Registration is now open for the MCMI 2020 Virtual Summer Institute.

Your free registration will give you access to all our virtual sessions, designed for K–12 math educators and administrators. Pick and choose which sessions to attend based on interest and grade band.

01/02/2020

Children of Peace School is hiring! Anticipated start date is end of February or beginning of March.

Children of Peace Catholic School located in the heart of the Illinois Medical District on the UIC campus is seeking to hire a temporary, junior high school math teacher for a teacher going on maternity leave. The teacher would teach math to 4-5 6-8th grade students and serve as the 7th-grade homeroom teacher. We are seeking a dynamic math teacher who has a passion for math and for children. This is a perfect opportunity for a retired math teacher or a new graduate.

If interested please send a cover letter, a copy of your resume, and a copy of your transcript verifying a minimum of a bachelor's degree to [email protected]. Teachers with experience must be ISBE certified. For new graduates, ISBE certification is preferred but not required.

Chicago Teachers for Social Justice
12/19/2019
Chicago Teachers for Social Justice

Chicago Teachers for Social Justice

Scholarships!

2020 List of Scholarships and Fellowships that undocumented students can apply to—now containing 344 undergraduate and 302 graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships, including 425 for non-DACA!

How did Lindblom Math and Science Academy become the top recipient of college scholarships in the district for five year...
12/06/2019
How did Lindblom Math and Science Academy become the top recipient of college scholarships in the district for five years in a row?

How did Lindblom Math and Science Academy become the top recipient of college scholarships in the district for five years in a row?

Insights Robert Lindblom Math and Science Academy serves a predominantly low-income student population in the West Englewood neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. Five years ago, Lindblom Math and Science Academy’s leaders discovered a gap between students’ GPAs and their test scores. Students...

Counting on Katherine (The Book and The Math)
11/18/2019
Counting on Katherine (The Book and The Math)

Counting on Katherine (The Book and The Math)

Written by Helaine Becker and illustrated by Tiemdow Phumiruk Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Saved Apollo 13 tells the story of Katherine Johnson, the mathematical genius who made sure that A…

Profesor usa LEGO para enseñar matemáticas a niños
11/15/2019
Profesor usa LEGO para enseñar matemáticas a niños

Profesor usa LEGO para enseñar matemáticas a niños

A los niños les gusta jugar y, en general, no les gusta estudiar, pero si unes ambas ideas quizás soluciones algún problema educativo. En este caso un profesor ha encontrado que las clásicas figuras de

https://www.air.org/event/student-misconceptions-and-errors-physics-and-mathematics-exploring-data-timss-and-timss
11/14/2019
Student Misconceptions and Errors in Physics and Mathematics: Exploring Data from TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced

https://www.air.org/event/student-misconceptions-and-errors-physics-and-mathematics-exploring-data-timss-and-timss

AIR hosted a presentation and discussion of a recent study about students’ misconceptions and errors in physics and mathematics conducted for the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement Research for Education Series. The study used 20 years of data from the Trends i...

Raising Black Scholars
11/05/2019
Raising Black Scholars

Raising Black Scholars

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SMASH Morehouse All-male summer STEM program seeks candidates of color for 2020 class

Applicants should be current high school freshmen of color who attend school in metro Atlanta.

Teacher2Teacher
11/04/2019

Teacher2Teacher

Last year, teacher Julie Arsenault started adding this page to her tests – and giving her students a chance to show what they know!

Might you try something similar on your next assessment?

Irrational numbers
10/31/2019

Irrational numbers

Swipe ⬅️ to see the full cartoon! Ben Orlin said this about his cartoon: “Irrational numbers are bottomlessly weird. Sometimes I think I’ve gotten used to their strangeness, and I like it when a thought experiment like this one can shake me out of my complacency and remind me again of how unfathomable they are.”

#GlobalMathWeek #day7 #squareroots #irrational #numbers #math #cartoons #mathisfun

Placing decimals on the number line
10/30/2019

Placing decimals on the number line

Jones College Prep has openings for 2 long term sub positions starting at the end of October. Please email jaremiasz@cps...
09/05/2019
Jones College Prep

Jones College Prep has openings for 2 long term sub positions starting at the end of October. Please email [email protected] if you are interested.

Jones College Prep is located in Chicago, IL.

St. John de La Salle is hiring.
08/19/2019

St. John de La Salle is hiring.

05/06/2019
The Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative will be offering a 2019 Mathematics Summer Institute for teachers and administr...
03/19/2019
Transforming the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics K–12

The Metro Chicago Mathematics Initiative will be offering a 2019 Mathematics Summer Institute for teachers and administrators.

WHO should attend: Teachers of mathematics and administrators in grades K–12.

Teachers will work in grade-band groups on core issues of mathematics teaching and learning.
Teachers can also select breakout sessions based on their interests, contexts, and prior experience. Teachers either new to or experienced with our work are encouraged to attend.

Administrators may attend special workshops immediately following the featured speaker addresses. Administrators interested in working with teacher groups are also welcome to do so.

WHEN/WHERE: The two-day institute will run July 31–August 1 at Elmwood Park High School in Elmwood Park, IL.

MORE INFORMATION: For more detailed information, please contact Jean Sutow-Goldrich at [email protected] or visit our website at www.mcmi.uic.edu. Registration will be available in April.

ILLINOIS COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS SCHOLARSHIPS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATIONThe ILLINOIS COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MAT...
01/18/2019
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ILLINOIS COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS

SCHOLARSHIPS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION

The ILLINOIS COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS will be presenting its twenty-fourth annual Scholarships in Mathematics Education in October of 2019 at the ICTM Annual Meeting.

There will be a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 awards granted of $1500.00 to help defray educational expenses of the recipients.

To be eligible, a student must:

1. Be enrolled in an accredited university or college in Illinois during Spring 2019.
2. Have junior or senior status as of Spring 2019 with graduation during May 2019 or later and must be working on his/her first bachelor’s degree.
3. Be a mathematics education major, a mathematics major with an education minor, or an education major with an official mathematics emphasis.
4. Have a total over all GPA of at least 3.00 from all colleges attended (based on 4.00).
5. Intend to teach in Illinois.
6. Submit the following:
A. A completed ICTM scholarship application form.
B. Transcripts from ALL COLLEGES ATTENDED (these may be student copies).
C. Letters of recommendation from two mathematics teachers, high school or college. These letters must state the capacity in which the writer knew the applicant and address his/her potential as a mathematics teacher.
D. Two 200-300 word essays as requested below.
E. A completed lesson planning form which is attached.

PAPER CLIP, DO NOT STAPLE PARTS OF THE PACKET

Students can request application forms from their mathematics education department or write to:

Sue and Randy Pippen
ICTM Scholarship
24807 Winterberry Lane
Plainfield, IL 60585

The application is also available online at www.ictm.org under the Scholarship tab. Forms can be completed electronically and emailed to [email protected]. Letters and other documents may still be mailed to our address above, preferably in one envelope.

The completed application forms must be received in one mailing and must be postmarked on or before March 15, 2019. The recipients of the scholarship awards will be announced in June 2019 and awarded at the October 2019 Annual ICTM Awards Reception.

Thank you to everyone who participated and contributed to the 2018 ICTM/ISTA Annual Conference.  Almost 1000 science and math educators came together over the weekend to grow together as professionals. Here are the slides from Tim Kanold's Keynote Session called "HEARTPRINT: Living a Fully Engaged...

District 92 is looking for a 6th grade substitute teacher for mathematics. Explanation of position:  https://www.applitr...
01/15/2019
Lindop School District 92 - Frontline Recruitment

District 92 is looking for a 6th grade substitute teacher for mathematics.

Explanation of position: https://www.applitrack.com/lindop92/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Middle+School+Teaching

Link to Application:
https://www.applitrack.com/lindop92/onlineapp/_application.aspx?starting=true&isInternal=1&

Frontline Recruiting and Hiring, Applicant Tracking for Educators. Online Job Employment Applications, Web Based Employment Applications for School Districts and Educational Institutions.

12/12/2018

Big Hollow Middle School District 38 has a job opening that is starting in January. Candidates can apply at the bighollow.us website.

Job Opening With Amplify ChicagoAmplify Chicago, an initiative of the Academy Group, is an ambitious and innovative job ...
11/15/2018
The Academy Group

Job Opening With Amplify Chicago
Amplify Chicago, an initiative of the Academy Group, is an ambitious and innovative job training/educational program serving low income 18-24 year olds who have had contact with the criminal justice system. Seeking a creative and knowledgeable educator to design scope, sequence for financial literacy/investment curriculum. Lesson plan creation will include creating and adapting materials with a focus on incorporating multi-modalities and engaging multiple learning styles. Need someone who places a high premium on engaging learning environments. Opportunity to teach also available.

Who is the Academy Group?
The Academy Group is a unique enterprise founded to realize the long-term potential of young people from underserved communities across the United States. Designed to tap into the deep wells of often-overlooked talent that exists nationwide, the Academy Group empowers young adults to thrive in school, work and life. https://theacademygroup.com/

What is Amplify Chicago?

As an initiative of The Academy Group, Amplify focuses specifically on 17 to 24 year old young people who have had contact with the juvenile/criminal justice systems.

Amplify partners with community-based organizations (CBO) to identify justice involved young people who are motivated to achieve career-path employment.

The Amplify model includes personalized case management and coaching, career-specific academic curriculum, high engagement experiential learning, clinical supports, trauma- informed interventions, employment readiness training and immersive employment experiences. Working with select employment partners to provide living wage yearlong internships, Amplify equips both the employee and the employer.

By focusing on math skills, basic and then advanced, a core component of Amplify’s “special sauce” lies in access to career pathways that require foundational math skills.

Contact:
If interested, contact Lila Leff: [email protected]

The Academy is a unique enterprise founded to realize the true potential of young people from underserved communities across the United States.

BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE: 2019 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a ...
10/25/2018
Early Bird Special for all 2019 Trips!

BACKPACKING WITH A PURPOSE: 2019 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!
Discover the wider world and connect with change makers making a positive and lasting impact in their communities.

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that facilitates deeply immersive, educational, and volunteer experiences around the world. We dig into social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profits, and communities. We want you to join us in our mission to create a more equitable, just, and sustainable world through travel.

Apply by November 23rd!
Programs are filling up quickly, so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for all students on five- and six-week programs. You may also be able to use our programs for academic credit. Talk to us about your options!

START YOUR JOURNEY AT
WWW.OPERATIONGROUNDSWELL.COM
Can’t travel in the summer? We travel all year long!

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10/24/2018

St. Mary Star of the Sea School, 6424 South Kenneth, Chicago (near Midway) has an immediate opening for a third grade teacher. This person would also be responsible for teaching math to grades 3, 4, and 5. An Illinois elementary teacher license is required. Currently the school is implementing Everyday Math. Professional development and coaching is offered to each teacher. Please contact Mrs. Candice Usauskas, principal @ 773.767.6160 or [email protected].

Project VISION is looking for both paid and volunteer tutors to work with 6th-8th graders and 9th-12th graders in their ...
10/11/2018
Career Opportunities | Project: VISION

Project VISION is looking for both paid and volunteer tutors to work with 6th-8th graders and 9th-12th graders in their After School Homework Tutoring Program this school year.

Currently, they are especially looking for tutors in the maths and sciences. The job description is posted on their website:
https://projectvisionchicago.org/career-opportunities/

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Project: VISION’s staff and volunteers are the core of the organization. Their hard work and dedication make it possible to serve our community. If you have an interest in a nonprofit career and working with youth, reach out to us! Project: VISION is an equal opportunity emplo...

Frog Tutoring is hiring!All Frog Tutoring tutors will meet with assigned students to provide one-on-one private tutoring...
10/11/2018
Private Tutoring For Academic Subjects & Test Prep With Top-Rated In-Home Tutors | FrogTutoring

Frog Tutoring is hiring!

All Frog Tutoring tutors will meet with assigned students to provide one-on-one private tutoring for subject matters in their areas of expertise. Tutors are to serve as a guide and coach to assist their students to become a successful and independent learner!

Why Work For Frog Tutoring?
1. Flexibility
2. Tutors will choose which grade level and subjects to tutor
3. Tutors will create their own work schedule
4. Work as many hours as you like!
5. Driving Compensation Depending on the distance
6. Periodic Bonuses
7. Incentives & Acknowledgement (Hard work does not go unnoticed!!!)
8. Tutor of the month: This tutor will have their name and photo posted on the corporate page of the website as well as our page (special prize included)
9. Tutor Referral Program during our “busy” season

If this position interests you, please apply online at www.frogtutoring.com/become-a-tutor

Tutoring and homework help in math, reading, and other subjects. Professional SAT, ACT and GRE test prep with in-home tutors with an average GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Elgin High School is searching for a math teacher for the upcoming year. The position is a full time teaching position f...
08/10/2018
Illinois School District U-46 - Frontline Recruitment

Elgin High School is searching for a math teacher for the upcoming year. The position is a full time teaching position for algebra and geometry. The candidate must be willing to create lessons and practices that align with the u-46 rubrics and the standards. The candidate must be willing to collaborate with the algebra and geometry course teams. Potential candidates must:

1. Apply online on the u-46 website: http://www.generalasp.net/u46/OnlineApp/default.aspx
2. Contact the principal, Krystal Thomas, at [email protected]

Frontline Recruiting and Hiring, Applicant Tracking for Educators. Online Job Employment Applications, Web Based Employment Applications for School Districts and Educational Institutions.

06/29/2018

Bernard Tell Day School in Chicago is looking for a middle school math teacher. Send resume and cover letter to employment+[email protected]

06/29/2018

SD144 is looking for mathematics teachers and interventionists.

Contact Mrs. Codjhia Shelton
District Math Coordinator
(708)210-2888 Office
[email protected]

06/06/2018

St. Agnes of Bohemia Catholic School is looking for a 7th & 8th grade math teacher for the upcoming school year. Email your resume to Principal Kaitlin Kysiak - [email protected]

06/06/2018

Guilford High School in Rockford is looking for a full-time high school mathematics teacher for the upcoming school year. Contact Greg Hodges (Assistant Principal)

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