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Welcome to the VLC

A Community for Sharing Tools and
Ideas about Elementary Mathematics

VLC Announcements

July 19, 2021

Opportunity for High School Educators New to Teaching Financial Education

Our colleagues at the UChicago Financial Education Initiative will provide 100 teachers and approximately 5,000 high school students with free access to finEDge, a semester-long financial education curriculum during the...

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July 6, 2021

Research Opportunity: Teachers as Learners - Teachers as Thinkers: Improving Classroom Communication in Mathematics Study

Curious to explore and improve math discussions in your classroom? Paid research opportunity for 2nd and 4th grade teachers. The VLC team is collaborating with the University of Arizona and...

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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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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 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 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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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 >>