Summary of Recent Affiliate Accomplishments and Upcoming Activities:
MI-AMTE offered a series of webinars on the four Core Teaching Practices that are a focus of work in Michigan teacher preparation programs per new Michigan teacher preparation standards. We had our first webinar on Building Respectful Relationships on November 17, 2020 and the second one on Leading Group Discussions on December 7, 2020. The third webinar, focused on Explaining and Modeling Core Content, took place on January 26, 2021. The final webinar was on Eliciting and Interpreting Student Thinking and was held February 16, 2021.
We are also very glad to share that our annual spring conference, Conversations among Colleagues, will take place on March 20, 2021. This virtual conference will consist of a plenary talk, panel discussion, and interactive breakout sessions around the conference theme Reimagining Opportunities for Mathematics Teacher Learning: Rerouting, Refocusing, and Beyond.