The Best of Math Teacher Blogs 2016

The 2015 edition was a hit, so this year we're going to plan ahead for the next compilation. Any time you find a great post that deserves a spot in the book, fill out the Post Nomination Form. Nominating posts throughout the year should get us better variety and representation than waiting until December 31st to attempt to remember all of your favorites.

The Best of Math Teacher Blogs 2015

It’s never been easier to miss a great math blog post. The MathTwitterBlogoSphere – known as #MTBoS around social media – was once a small group of math teachers willing to make themselves vulnerable, putting their practice online. As the community has expanded, even the most dedicated readers struggle to keep up with the deluge of thoughtful commentary, engaging and interesting tasks, and stories that we can all learn from.

To help keep you from missing out, we have compiled some favorite posts from this past year, as nominated by MTBoS folks on Twitter, into this book. These posts are as rich and varied as the educators who wrote them. Some delve into specific content. Some tell stories of change and growth. Others explore teaching practices, new or well established. We hope that you find some that provoke and push you, and others that make you smile. Most of all, we hope you make some new connections in the MTBoS community.

This book has another purpose as well. Since 2012, folks from the MTBoS have participated in an annual “tweet up,” a three and a half day math extravaganza called Twitter Math Camp (TMathC). Unlike other conferences, teachers come knowing who they want to meet. They come to continue conversations that have been taking place online, through blogs and twitter. TMathC is a rich and personal learning environment. The grassroots nature of TMathC means it is lively, personal, tailor-made, and unpredictable. However, most teachers have to pay their own way. We will use the money raised through sales of this book to start a fund to bring along some of the teachers who would not otherwise be able to participate. We think that TMathC is a unique professional learning experience, and we hope to share it while we grow our community.

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