Welcome to the
Metropolitan Mathematics Club
To Zalman Usiskin for sharing some lessons that deserve more attention at our January meeting!
Do you know a graduating senior who has an interest in becoming a math teacher? The MMC Scholarship application is available! (Click here for a pdf version.) All applications must be submitted by March 5, 2021.
- The MMC Conference of Workshops is going virtual! Mark your calendars to attend remotely on Saturday, February 13. Click here for information and registration. (Registration closes at 11:59 PM on February 5.)
- Save the Date: ICTM Mini-Conference Online Saturday, February 27th from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. “Where Do We Go From Here? A Math Teacher Mini-Conference on Lessons from a COVID Year.” 3 PD hours, Fun math sessions for teachers in the Pre-K through 8 grades. Use https://tinyurl.com/ictmSherrard2021 to indicate your interest.
- Join us on March 5th, for an online webinar with Tom Reardon, talking about “Climate Change: Creatively Use Good Mathematics to Model the Reality“. See our Registration Page to sign up for this Zoom Webinar.
- Have a story to tell about online learning? Share it with us!
Who we are …
Math teachers from all over Chicagoland and beyond, from early childhood educators to high school teachers to college professors, from teachers just starting their careers to experienced educators to wise retirees, and industry professionals with a love for math and math education.
We are Affiliate #1 of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. That national organization was founded through the efforts of the MMC.
What we do …
- Provide professional development opportunities for math educators
- Encourage the growth and well-being of the math teaching profession
- Provide a social outlet for professionals to share their stories and collaborate
How we do it …
The MMC hosts dinner meetings an online webinars at least six times per year, featuring world-class speakers on topics important to math educators. Folks like Zalman Usiskin, Eli Luberoff, Marian Dingle, and Gail Burrell have shared their expertise with us.
We host an annual Conference of Workshops, where teachers from around the Midwest come to share their lessons with us.
Special Saturday and Summer Workshops allow even deeper learning with our dinner speakers and members.
(If you are trying to make a dinner or workshop reservation, please use the Upcoming Events links at the top of the page.)
Please consider making a donation to MMC using our Zelle address: email@example.com
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