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Welcome to the VLC

A Community for Sharing Tools and
Ideas about Elementary Mathematics

VLC Announcements

April 1, 2021

Registration is open for the Virtual Everyday Mathematics Professional Learning Conference June 28-30, 2021

The virtual Everyday Mathematics Professional Learning Conference will provide a platform to collaborate with fellow educators and engage in professional sessions facilitated by UChicago STEM Education staff and Everyday Mathematics...

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October 14, 2020

Everyday Mathematics for Parents

Do you have parents asking how they can help their children with Everyday Mathematics? Are they expressing that their children are learning a different style of math than they learned...

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September 14, 2020

Fractions Research Opportunity

One of our colleagues, who worked on the EM4 development team, is looking for 4th and 5th grade teachers interested in participating in a study about virtual manipulatives. The content...

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July 27, 2020

Reminder: Field Test Opportunity

Our colleagues at the UChicago Financial Education Initiative are seeking volunteers for a field test. They are field-testing an online adult financial wellness course. Participants may access the course for...

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July 17, 2020

Fall 2020 EM Unit Guides

Per request, the EM Author team is creating unit guides to help teachers with remote learning this fall. We have posted some drafts of these unit guides in here. We...

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June 15, 2020

VLC Commitment to Equity

To our members: When this virtual community launched in 2010, we hoped it would be a space for educators from all over the country to come together around common interests—to...

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May 27, 2020

Accessing ConnectEd Over the Summer

Are you planning for your students to have access to online games, the interactive Student Reference Book, Geometer’s Sketchpad activities, or any other content that is in ConnectEd over the...

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May 27, 2020

Beginning-of-Year Supports Survey

The UChicago STEM Education team is actively discussing and considering what kinds of supports we can provide to Everyday Mathematics teachers who will be returning to school in Fall 2020...

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May 26, 2020

Register Now For The Virtual Everyday Mathematics Professional Learning Conference August 3-5, 2020

Due to COVID-19 we have changed our Everyday Mathematics Professional Learning Conference to a virtual experience on August 3-5, 2020. The virtual Everyday Mathematics Professional Learning Conference will provide a...

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May 19, 2020

Summer Learning Guidance

The UChicago STEM Education team is hearing from many teachers and district leaders who are thinking about how to provide summer learning opportunities to students who have been learning mathematics...

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April 22, 2020

Teachers Sharing Tutorial and Lesson Videos

A few teachers have shared downloadable videos of the tutorials and lessons that they are sending to their students. To see those shared go to the Supports of eLearning Gallery....

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April 14, 2020

Premium Online PD Package for Free

UChicago STEM Ed is offering its Premium Online PD Package for free from now until July 1, 2020. To access the PD for free email us at Everyday Mathematics Virtual...

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April 10, 2020

Sharing Resources with other Teachers

Are you creating instructional videos of EM lessons, games, etc. for your students? If so, are you willing to share with other teachers to avoid duplicate work during this difficult...

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April 2, 2020

New Supports for eLearning Gallery

A new Supports for e-Learning gallery has been posted. This gallery includes webinars, resources, and examples of how teachers can support their students during this "new normal" time of...

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April 1, 2020

Algorithm Demonstrations for Students and Parents

Looking for resources to send to students and parents? The following videos are of UChicago STEM Education staff demonstrating some of the algorithms taught in Everyday Mathematics. Feel free to...

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March 30, 2020

Game Demonstrations for Parents

Looking for resources to send to families? The following videos are of UChicago STEM Education staff demonstrating some of the Everyday Mathematics games. Parents can use pennies or macaroni for...

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March 22, 2020

Becoming A Math Family

If you are a teacher of children between the ages of 3-6 who is looking for activities to share with families to help their young children learn mathematics check out...

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March 16, 2020

A Message From McGraw-Hill Education on Support for Remote Learning

Hello Teachers, During this time, we at McGraw Hill Education want to do what we can to support you while you work to educate your students remotely. Please go to...

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May 29, 2019

Last Call: Give EM4 Feedback!

As you wrap up the school year, remember to give us feedback on EM4 lessons here! For each lesson you provide feedback on, you’ll be entered in a raffle for...

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July 23, 2018

EM Implementation Resources

School and district leaders: Are you considering adopting EM4 in your school or district? Are you looking for resources to help you understand how your teachers as a whole are...

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April 13, 2018

Everyday Mathematics Author Blog

The Everyday Mathematics authors are blogging on various math topics, so be sure to check them out here!

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About the VLC

The Everyday Mathematics Virtual Learning Community (VLC) provides a space for teachers to view and share resources that support mathematics teaching, communicate with other teachers about pedagogy, and take time to reflect on their practice. Read more >>