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Thursday, 31 August 2006

ImageNCCTM 2006 26th State Conference of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics

“Navigating Students to Mathematical Success”



This year NC-PIMS has several Facilitators and Lead Teachers through-out partner districts participating in the 2006 NCCTM State Mathematics Conference. NC-PIMS is proud to recognize and support the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics dedication toward futhering quality mathematics teaching in North Carolina. If you plan on attending the 2006 NCCTM State Mathematics Conference please make note of the following sessions.


Presentations at NCCTM Conference

Thursday, October 5, 2006

8:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 5005


Kathy Harris
NC-PIMS Facilitator

Michele Kennedy
NC-PIMS Lead Teacher
Gardners Elementary School
Wilson County

Title: "Thinking Algebraically in the Elementary Grades"

Description: What does "thinking algebraically" mean for students and teachers%3f  Participants will be involved in activities for developing this thinking and see classroom examples of students' work.


8:30 am – 10:00 am
Session 5007


Oneta “Malette” Godwin
NC-PIMS Lead Teacher
Columbus County Schools

Title:  I can’t believe it’s not butter!

11:30 am – 12:15 pm


Cindy Gulledge
Maggie Lineberger
NC-PIMS Lead Teachers
Brunswick County Schools

Title:  Graphing Calculator in the EOC’s


1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
ession 1328


Lori Stancill
NC-PIMS Facilitator

Title: Enhancing Student Encouragement and Parental Involvement

Description: Participants will experience hands-on, inquiry –based activities that immerse them in a variety of real world, problem solving, mathematical situations.



Friday, October 6, 2006

9:30 am – 11:00 am
Session 1512


Stephanie Cahoon
NC-PIMS Lead Teacher
C. Wayne Collier Elementary School
Cumberland County 

Joyce Hodges
NC-PIMS Facilitator

Title:  Improving “Reading Mathematics” Through Vocabulary Strategies

Description: Explore math-specific vocabulary strategies to use before, during, and after reading to help students learn new concepts and become adept in “reading mathematics.”


Session 5064 


Elizabeth Bishop
NC-PIMS Lead Teacher
Sam Bundy Elementary
Pitt County 

Alice Brown
NC-PIMS Facilitator

Title:  "What do you mean%3f"

Description: The participants will collect data to develop a better understanding of averages and measures of central tendency.


Session 5059 


Kimberly Wagner
NC-PIMS Lead Teacher
Jamesville Elementary
Martin County 

Jo Ann Fitchett
former NC-PIMS Facilitator

Title:  "Algebra in Grades K-2%3f Absolutely!"

Description: Participants will experience a variety of activities that lead to the development of algebraic thinking in young children.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 1768


Eleanor Pusey
NC-PIMS Facilitator

Title:  Survivor – Oak Island: Quest for the Buried Key




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