Fall 2021

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In the Fall 2021 issue, AMTE’s President shares ways our community can find inspiration from perspectives in children’s books. Also included are articles focusing on reshaping assessment practices in a methods course, developing prospective teachers’ understandings of mathematics as a human endeavor, using local data to improve outcomes on licensure exams, and implementing a community-centered approach in methods courses. Information is provided on the upcoming AMTE Conference, so be sure to check out the approaching registration deadlines. You will also find updates from AMTE’s journals, Equity and Technology Committees, STaR program, and Affiliates, along with other important happenings.   

Susan Swars Auslander, Connections Editor

Perspectives from Children's Books: Inspiration for AMTE

Corinne Thatcher Day, Montana State Univ. Billings

Retooling of a K-8 mathematics methods course's assessment practices using AMTE’s Standards 

Elizabeth G. Arnold, Colorado State Univ., & Elizabeth W. Fulton, Montana State Univ.

Developing secondary prospective teachers' understanding of mathematics as a human endeavor through tasks in content courses

Laura Kyser Callis, Curry College

Examining local data to improve outcomes of prospective teachers on licensure exams 

Shande King, Trevecca Nazarene Univ., Jerilynn Lepak, Seattle Pacific Univ., & Lynn Hodge, Univ. of Tennessee Knoxville

A community-centered approach for K-8 mathematics methods courses: community walks, service learning, and book study   

Start preparing for the Annual Conference in Henderson, NV, February 10-12, 2022!

GFO and MTEP are offering a pre-conference to the 2022 Annual Conference 

Check out the latest articles in the CITE-Math journal and information about submissions    

Join the upcoming webinar on writing for the Mathematics Teacher Educator journal 

Carlos LópezLeiva, Univ. of New Mexico, & Natasha Ramsay-Jordan, Univ. of West Georgia

See the latest analysis of the Equity Survey in Equity in Mathematics Teacher Education: A Call to Teaching Beyond Anecdotes and Moving into Action

Recipients will be recognized at the 2022 Annual Conference

Congratulations to Joel Amidon and Crystal Kalinec-Craig! 

Take a look at the latest posts in the AMTE Tech Talk Blog 

STaR program is now accepting applications 

Read narratives of how past fellows have been impacted

Information about and recent happenings for AMTE's affiliates in Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Texas


Connections is a quarterly online publication of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. The newsletter offers a peer-reviewed opportunity for members to disseminate information to the mathematics teacher education community.


Editorial Panel