NCMATYC Slack: Only Treat, No Tricks

The end of October is just around the corner. Be sure to stay connected with the great events in November.

  • Going to the AMATYC conference? Be sure to share and connect in the #amatyc-conference channel.
  • Register by November 3rd for the NCMATYC Mathematics Competition at Forsyth Tech.
  • Got ideas to share? Questions to ask? Post them in NCMATYC Slack and think about presenting them at the 30th NCMATYC Conference.  Submission to present are due December 1st.
  • Important changes are on the horizon for developmental mathematics. Have you heard about Dev Ed 2.0 – R.I.S.E.? Join the discussion to ask questions and give feedback in #dma-general.
  • Great sharing about the recent NC3ADL conference took place in #distance-learning.
  • #mat152 has been the most popular channel in October but many other course channels show great colLABoration. Take a moment to read and offer an emoji to the posts in NCMATYC Slack.
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October Checklist

And just like that we are almost half way through another semester.  Check out these items.

  • NCMATYC is raising money for a TexMATYC member who was selected to present at the AMATYC conference but their school no longer has travel funds because of Harvey. 🙁 Donate via https://tinyurl.com/y97a9p2h
  • We have awarded 16 travel grants for the 2018 NCMATYC conference! To earn that money the people are participating in NCMATYC Slack for at last 40 minutes a month. Visit Slack and see all of the great colLABoration.
  • We need nominations for the 2017 AMATYC President Scholarship. Use this link https://goo.gl/forms/TEQNW8EVeWJySdy92
  • Mathematics Competition will be at Forsyth Tech 11/18. November 3rd is the due date for early registration.
  • Hotel reservations for 2018 conference can be made either online or by phone.
  • Elections for the new NCMATYC Board will be in February. Please be consider running for a position.

Thanks so much for your participation with NCMATYC.

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1 Great Thing

Many community colleges are starting their Fall Semester this week.  Take a moment in NCMATYC Slack to share one great thing you did / will do for the 1st day of classes.  While you are in NCMATYC Slack, check out the channels for the courses you are teaching. Don’t wait; communicate, and colLABorate!

Hotel reservations are now open for the NCMATYC conference. The hotel is ocean front and rooms are less than $70 a night! More information is here.

Turn in your travel grant ASAP!

  • AMATYC Travel Grant: $1000 towards the 2017 AMATYC Conference at San Diego. Click here for more details
  • NCMATYC Travel Grant: Up to $150 and free conference registration for the 2018 NCMATYC conference. Click here for more details.
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NCMATYC Travel Awards

Across the Great 58, amazing educators are getting ready for the 2017 Fall Semester.  NCMATYC SLACK is a great place to colLABorate by sharing pacing guides, posting first week lessons, asking questions, helping people who are teaching a course for the first time, etc.  NCMATYC wants to award travel grants for those who want to make a commitment to participating in NCMATYC SLACK.

  • AMATYC Travel Grant: $1000 towards the 2017 AMATYC Conference at San Diego. Click here for more details
  • NCMATYC Travel Grant: Up to $150 and free conference registration for the 2018 NCMATYC conference. Click here for more details.

Don’t wait, make a commitment to colLABorate (and earn money for it).  Share this opportunity and apply now! Deadline is 8/15.

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What is your forecast of colLABoration?

Groundhog day is tomorrow.  Do you already feel like you are buried in the Spring semester and can barely peek your head out to see what is going on? Here are a few reminders for you.

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