All about ATMOPAV

One of the many hats I wear is that of second vice-president of ATMOPAV, the Association of Teachers of Mathematics of Philadelphia and Vicinity.  The organization hosts conferences in the fall and spring, provides awards and grants for classroom teachers, and publishes a newsletter 3 times a year.  Find out more about our organization on our website.

This past fall, we were all excited when the ATMOPAV newsletter was recognized by NCTM as best chapter newsletter, and our fantastic editor Lynn Hughes will accept recognition at the NCTM national conference in April.  And now, for the first time, our newsletter is available for pdf download.  The Winter, 2013 edition features:

  • “Graph Paper Racing” , “Electing the National Donut” and a review of Dragon Box, by Lynn Hughes
  • Pedagogical Ideas, Chapter 1 by Beth Benzing
  • “Fun and Engaging Bar Graphs” by Rich Murray
  • Technology Corner – thoughts on the TI-84 OS by Margaret Deckman
  • And, a guide for getting started on Twitter by yours truly!

Visit the ATMOPAV website, and click the Newsletter tab to download and enjoy our award-winning publication.


By Bob Lochel

HS Math Teacher. Hatboro-Horsham School District, Horsham, PA.

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