March Monthly K-12 Math Newsletter Updates

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March 2021     

K-12 Mathematics Newsletter






Investigating Real, Multivariate Data with CODAP

Thursday, March 4 at 4:00 p.m. ET


The American Statistical Association (ASA) sponsors monthly "Stats Chat meet-ups" geared towards K-12 educators interested in discussing issues related to teaching data analysis and statistics teaching in K-12.  

On Thursday, March 4 at 4:00 p.m. ET, the ASA is sponsoring a virtual discussion on multivariate data using CODAP. They will engage the participants in data and statistics tasks that promote reasoning and problem solving using real multivariate datasets with a free online data visualization and analysis tool, CODAP. Also, free online resources will be shared. Joining from a laptop or tablet will be best for this session. 

Click here to register for the session!


Access recordings of previous K-12 Meet-ups by clicking this link

Other free resources are posted at K-12 Educators (

This opportunity is provided by Moore County Schools through a grant provided by the North Carolina Digital Teaching and Learning Initiative.

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Quick Facts:

  • All NC Educators are eligible to contribute

  • Get paid $195 for each lesson submitted & approved (up to 3 lessons)!

  • All lessons will be posted to our GoOpenNC Hub, for easy and free access throughout NC

  • Goal = 150 lessons uploaded by the end of the 20-21 school year

  • PLEASE forward this opportunity to any colleagues that may be interested- we need to spend all grant monies by June 30, 2021!

Get started now at!

Global Ed Badge

 Apply for the Global Educator Digital Badge!

 How prepared are you to foster global awareness in   your students or support that in your classrooms or   schools?


 The Global Educator Digital Badge provides an opportunity for   educators to focus their professional development on developing their   own global context and understanding of how to integrate global education throughout curricula. It also provides the opportunity to build global competency in students.The State Board of Education approved North Carolina Global Educator Digital Badge (GEDB) is available for the following educator categories: Teacher, Teacher Leadership Specialist, Library Media Coordinator, Instructional Technology Facilitator, School Counselor, Career Development Coordinator, School Social Worker, School Psychologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Instructional Central Office Staff, Principal/Assistant Principal, Superintendent.

For more information on the Badge (SBE Policy, FAQs, Process Flyer, Implementation Guide, MOA), please visit our website or contact


NCDPI K-12 Mathematics Virtual Office Hour


On February 23, 2021 the NCDPI K-12 Math team, with special guest, Beth Rice, Student Supports Consultant in Integrated Academic & Behavior Systems (IABS), provided an office hour for NC math school and district leaders. The office hour featured discussions and shared resources on Social Emotional Learning in mathematics. Click here for access to the agenda, presentation, and recording. 


Virtual office hour

  Math Options Charts


  The Math Options Charts were recently updated. Please check out our K-12 Math Google Site for the      latest information. Family & Consumer Sciences have released an updated memo discussing Interior      Design Course Code changes to provide further clarity. 
  Link to: Updated FCS Memo 

NC DPI Math Consultants


Denise Schulz

K-5 Mathematics Consultant



Tammy Lackey

K-8 Mathematics Consultant



Lisa Ashe

6-12 Mathematics Consultant



Joseph Reaper

6-12 Mathematics Consultant



Beverly Vance

Math, Science, and STEM Section Chief



Marilyn Johns

Administrative Specialist