I chose the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)for this week’s activity because, well, I teach mathematics. From their profile: “NCTM is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership and professional development.” It is located in Reston, Virgina.
- American Mathematical Society (AMS): The AMS was founded in 1888 to further the interests of mathematical research and scholarship and serves the national and international community. They have a very professional, informative and well-developed website.
- Math Association of America (MAA): The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level. They have 5824 followers on Twitter. They have a very professional and well-developed website.
- The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA): Promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. They have 10233 followers on Twitter. Interestingly, they only follow 483, one of which is NCTM. They have a very professional website.
- NYT Learning Network: Teaching & Learning With The New York Times. The NY Times is certainly a well known and reputable organization. The NYT learning network has more than 12,000 followers, and it follows NCTM! Here is a link to the learning network’s website.
Northern Illinois University: Well…it looks credible because it is a University.