Welcome to RIMTA

REGISTER TODAY ONLINE for the RIMTA fall meeting!

Check out the RIMTA Fall Newsletter!! It's chock full of info and resources!  Thanks to Lynn Prentiss and Steve Levesque for a great job editing it!

**NEW**: RIMTA is providing a Math Education Job Opportunity resource.  District personnel can post information about potential openings in math education in the RIMTA/Southern New England area and certified math teachers can view the job opportunities.


 SAVE THE DATES for:
  • ATMNE 2016: Vote with Math! Developing Informed Citizens through Mathematics! October 20-21, Manchester, NH  get information at www.atmne2016.org
  • RIMTA Fall Meeting: October 26, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at New England Institute of Technology, EG, Posing Purposeful Questions, Supporting Productive Struggle and Building Procedural Fluency from Conceptual Understanding through Fractions, Ration/Proportional Reasoning and Functions; Members $15, Non-members $20; light dinner included.
  • RIMTA Trivia Night: Monday, November 7 (Tues. is Election Day so no school for most), at 6:30 p.m. at Doherty's Ale House in Warwick (NOTE DATE CHANGE)
  • RIMTA Winter Workshops: January 26, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Mount St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket, Using Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning; Members $15, Non-Members $20
  • RIMTA Spring Meeting: May 11, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Radisson Hotel PVD Airport, Warwick, Dinner with Diane Briars, Immediate Past-President of NCTM; Members $45, Non-Members $55
  • Elementary Math Leaders Group Tentative Meetings: 
    • OCTOBER 4 (NOTE DATE CHANGE) 9:00-3:00 Using PARCC and other Data and How Do You Prepare for PARCC in K-2 and Revisiting Visual Models
    • December 2 9:00 - 3:00 RtI and Materials Breakouts (i-Ready Diagnostic, Eureka Math, Addvantage Math/Other Interventions)
    • An evening offering and Winter and Spring sessions still to be scheduled
FYI - McGraw-Hill is hosting a Math Leadership Conference on Thursday, November 10 in Warwick, RI.  Keynote speakers include Linda Gojak, former NCTM President.  This workshop is product-neutral. It will focus 100% on best math practices.  Space is limited.  Contact karen.munson@mheducation.com for information. Check out this flier!


We have lots of great professional reading for you for the summer! Check out (click to link):
      
Be sure to "like" Rhode Island Mathematics Teacher Association on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @RIMTAMath!
         
Some people were interested in the Random Name Generator used for the raffle. It is a free site at http://primaryschoolict.com/random-name-selector/# 







When you join RIMTA, you automatically became a member of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England (ATMNE).  ATMNE members receive two annual newsletters, the New England Mathematics Journal (NEMJ), invitations to regional conferences and more.  All ATMNE publication have gone GREEN so make sure you keep your email up to date.  

You will receive discounts on RIMTA and ATMNE conferences and events, access to the RIMTA listserv, a quarterly RIMTA newsletter, ATMNE newsletter and journal providing you with information on what's new in math education, RIMTA contests and grants, Math League results, conferences, math sites, and much, much more!

Membership in a professional organization is also helpful on Teacher Evaluations!

The purposes of the Rhode Island Mathematics Teachers Association are:

  • to promote an active interest in mathematics and its applications
  • to provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and materials related to the instruction of mathematics
  • to work for the improvement of mathematics instruction at all levels
  • to further the cooperative study of problems related to the teaching of mathematics at the elementary, middle school, high school, and college level