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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

629- Teacher Content Knowledge Underpins Common Core Success: The Massachusetts Story

Saturday, April 18, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM
253 B (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Tom Fortmann
Richard Bisk and Andrew S.C. Chen

Handouts NCTM 2015 slides v6.4.pdf


Common Core demands from both students and teachers a far greater understanding of math. The key to successful implementation is raising K–8 teachers’ math content knowledge. Massachusetts is leading the way with expanded college courses, new certification standards, and an elementary math licensure test.


Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session