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NCCTM – Fall Conference Call for Proposals

It’s time to submit Speaker Proposals for NCCTM’s 45th Annual State Math Conference! The conference will be held November 5th and 6that Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC. This year’s theme is Principles To Actions In Action. Proposals may be submitted using the link http://tinyurl.com/NCCTM2015.  The deadline for proposals is May 30th. We hope to hear from you soon! If ... Read More »

MobyMax Program

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This year our school received a grant for the online math/reading program MobyMax.  This online program can be accessed on apple devices and windows operating system at www.mobymax.com.  Students take placement tests to place them on their grade level. When students log on it is self-paced for their reading and math. Teachers can set the order of the concepts, can ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Math 2 and 3 Students Perform Well

On Tuesday March 24th, 15 students from Newton-Conover High School attended the regional NC State Math Contest held at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The members Math 3 team had a fantastic 2nd place finish! Heather Basset Casey Catchings Chipper Drum Rebekah Drum Jake Hayman William Gaither Shelby Graff Kobe Keosykhao The members Math 2 team had a wonderful 6th place finish! Nathaniel ... Read More »

Celebrating the 100th Day of School

The 100th day of school is a very special day!  Students around our district celebrate the 100th day of school by doing various activities related to the number 100.  The students are actively involved with hands-on activities where they develop graphs using cereal, count to 100 with various objects, and create hats to represent the number 100.  The teachers challenge the students to ... Read More »

The Math Machine

If you want to add a little fun into your math stations, try The Math Machine.  The Math Machine brings you a great collection of 50 online math games that you can use within the classroom to help you teach and reinforce important math skills. You can also use these games as a reward for positive behaviors within the classroom. To ... Read More »

PAEMST Now Accepting Nominations

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest recognition that a math or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.  Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.  This program is pleased to announce that nominations for ... Read More »

2015-16 Kenan Fellow Program Open for Applications

The Kenan Fellows Program is now recruiting a new cohort of K-12 teachers for its 2015-16 fellowship year. The program was established in 2000 as the signature K-12 STEM education initiative of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology, and Science. Fellows experience networking, professional growth and leadership development opportunities. More than 30 fellowships will be offered to public and charter ... Read More »

NCMS Embraces STEM Focus for 2015-16 School Year

Did you know that currently in Catawba County, there are over 3,000 vacant jobs in manufacturing available, but workers are not skilled to fill the positions?  These jobs range anywhere from $14-$28 per hour – that’s $28,000 – $60,000 per year.  Many of these jobs do not require a four-year degree.  Careers have changed, and student needs have changed as ... Read More »

Mathematics Standards Revision Survey Extended

This fall the NC Department of Public Instruction begins the standards review process for the English language arts and mathematics standards.  They will be following our established State Board policy (GCS-F-012) that calls for a standards review of content standards every five years. As the NCDPI standards review process progresses, they  look forward to gathering information from stakeholders to inform the ... Read More »

Math Missions

  Operation Math is an app where you go on a mission to defeat Dr. Odd and earn the latest spy gear in the award-winning game that transforms math drills into a global learning adventure. From the streets of Paris to the pyramids of Egypt, Operation Math includes more than 100 timed missions that help players learn addition, subtraction, multiplication ... Read More »