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U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction

The National Academy of Sciences is the U.S. adhering body of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) and it maintains its relationship with the commission through the U.S. National Committee (USNC)/MI. ICMI is a commission of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), which fosters efforts to improve the quality of mathematics teaching and learning worldwide.
 

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ICMI Emma Castelnuovo Award Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2014
The USNC/MI would like to highlight the ICMI’s new award, The Emma Castelnuovo Award for Excellence in the Practice of Mathematics Education. The award honors persons, groups, projects, institutions, or organizations that have done exceptionally excellent and influential work in mathematics education. The award is named after Emma Castelnuovo, an Italian mathematics educator born in 1913, in celebration of her 100th birthday and honoring her pioneer work.

The recipient of the award will be announced early in 2015, and the award will be conferred at the 13th International Congress on Mathematics Education in July 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. All nominations are due by December 15, 2014. Nomination details can be found on the ICMI Emma Castelnuovo Award webpage.


14th Inter-American Conference on Mathematics Education (IACME) Dates Announced: May 3-7, 2015 in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico
The Inter-American Math Education Committee has announced the dates of the 14th annual IACME: May 3-7, 2015 in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico. Educators, researchers, and specialists in mathematics education from throughout the Americas and elsewhere are invited to attend. Event details can be found on the website of the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction.


13th International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-13) Dates Announced: July 24 - 31, 2016 in Hamburg, Germany
Participants from all over the world are encouraged  to come to Hamburg and make ICME-13 a rich experience for all. Congress attendees will experience the very special characteristics of the German mathematics education discussion, which is closely connected to European traditions of didactics of mathematics and has seen important recent developments. Information on the congress can be found on the ICME-13 website.


Mathematics Education in the U.S. 2012: A Capsule Summary Fact Book
Under the auspices of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the USNC/MI, John Dossey, Katherine Halvorsen, and Sharon McCrone prepared the 2012 update to the “Capsule Summary Fact Book.” The 89-page PDF report is available for download




 

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