### Better Math Teaching Network Resources Now Available

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation has released a collection of research reports on the Better Math Teaching Network. The collection includes lessons learned in Year 2, a summary of Years 1 and 2, and a full evaluation of Year 2, all available here. The...

### BMTN’s New Guide to Reflecting on Instructional Depth (GRID) Series

Kirk Walters and Toni Smith developed the GRID to help teachers reflect on their instruction, identify areas where they can be more student-centered, and select strategies to make incremental improvements in that direction. The four-part series provides step-by-step guidance for determining students’ depth of mathematical...

### Network Member Spotlight

We’re featuring Joshua Parker, who teaches mathematics at Colchester High School in Colchester, VT. Josh, a member of the network since 2017, always works to build connections with his students through learning. "One of my favorite things about teaching Algebra is establishing a solid base for students...

### BMTN Members to Present at NCTM Regional Conference this Fall

Congratulations to BMTN’s Debbie Kowalczyk and Kerri Rogers, who have been accepted as presenters at the NCTM Regional Conference & Exposition 2019 in Nashville this October. Kerri and Debbie will share on using student-centered routines to increase engagement. ...

### Network Member Spotlight: Jeannette Aames

Meet Jeannette Aames, who leads the math department and teaches Algebra I at Paul Cuffee Upper School in Providence, RI. Jeannette joined the network in 2017 with the goal of creating more opportunities for her students to understand the underlying concepts behind mathematical rules. What do...

### Our Work in Action

For Sarah Dominick, who teaches at Brewer High School in Brewer, ME, her change idea focuses on providing her students with an environment in which they can take ownership of their learning. “I am working on giving my students time and structure to make quality...

### Network Member Spotlight: Christina Balkaran

This month, we feature Christina Balkaran, who teaches at Henderson K-12 Inclusion School in Boston, MA. Where does Christina see herself in 10 years? "If I'm still teaching in 10 years (which I hope to be!), I would love to be working with high school students...

### Our Work in Action

We caught up with network member Lauren Hagadorn, who teaches at Bedford High School in Bedford, NH, to find out what change idea she’s currently testing with her students. “My change idea right now is to give my students the tools to tackle non-routine problem-solving tasks," said...

### Michelle Allman a 2018 Lawrence O’Toole Award Winner

Congratulations to BMTN member Michelle Allman, a recipient of the 2018 Lawrence O’Toole awards! Named after the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s founding president, the awards acknowledge public high school teachers throughout New England for their work advancing student-centered approaches to learning....