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Noyce METS News

November/December 2014
Noyce Mathematics Education Teaching Scholars at North Carolina State University
Producing highly qualified mathematics teachers who are prepared to use technology and research-based
practices in teaching high school mathematics, and have strong content understanding.



The NCTM conference will be held April
15 18, 2015 in Boston, MA. Michelle
and Emily are presenting a session on
Saturday, April 18th, entitled Engaging,
High-level Mathematics Tasks Aligned
with the Common Core. We would
welcome teacher involvement with our
session similar to how several joined us

Several of our scholars

attended the North Carolina
Council of Teachers of
Mathematics on Oct. 29 31
this year. We enjoyed a
social lunch together on the
30th, where scholars shared
notes and experiences.
Three pre-service scholars
(Matthew, Alice and Ethan) and
four in-service scholars (Will,
Jenna, Latoya and Ashley) did
an awesome job presenting
tasks at our workshop session:
Engaging High Level Tasks.
Access their tasks on our

For members of cohorts 1-4 who will be

teaching in Spring 2015, we have extra
professional development funds that can
support attendance and participation at
NCTM. If you are interested in
obtaining these funds to attend NCTM
in Boston, please tell us ASAP.
Join us!


We are still recruiting new Noyce scholars to potentially join us for the spring and fall semesters! Interested
individuals can find more information and submit an application on our website,
If you know anyone who is eligible and interested, please pass on our information. They can email Emily at for more information.

The STAR program is a paid research experience program for aspiring K-12 STEM teachers
(preservice), which helps bring better teaching and learning practices into the classroom through
experience in real research laboratories. Find out more at the star teacher website.
Please upload common core teaching materials that you find helpful to our Dropbox folder!
Visit our Wiki to see what our staff and other scholars post that can be helpful. You can email
Michelle or Emily to see if we have helpful material on a subject/content that we can post.
Please share when you participate in any professional development opportunities or other
activities that might be beneficial to other scholars! You can email us or else post on our Wiki.
Dont forget to visit our Noyce website for updates and information. You can also find archived
newsletters there.