Big Idea #1: 10 Common Mental Health Problems Students Face

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that betwen 13 and 20 percent of American school-age children experience mental health disorders according to a recent article from Edudemic. Read the article for ways to support these children.


Big Idea #2: Montana Math Circles

Montana Math Circles' first fall gathering is Thursday, October 13th, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Room 123 at the Phyllis J. Washington Education Center on the UM campus. Other fall gatherings will be held in Great Falls on October 14th and in Helena and Miles City on November 5th. OPI credits for the circles are 2. Visit the Montana Math Teachers Circle site for more information.

Big Idea #3: 2016 Montana College Application Week

Montana College Application Week for 2016 is Monday, October 31st, to Friday, November 4th. Visit Montana Gear Up for more information and a list of participating colleges and universities.

Other Events happening in our state:

Teaching Montana History Professional Learning Circle October 10th at 4 pm
Southwest Montana School Services Writing Workshops October 20th & 21st

~ Content Standards & Instruction thanks you for reading the 3 Big Ideas ~

Jael Prezeau, Director, (406) 444-3128

Colet Bartow, School Library & Resource Coord., (406) 444-3583

Jessica Bryant, Online Professional Learning Coord., (406) 444-3557

Christy Mock-Stutz, English Language Arts, (406) 444-0736

Michelle McCarthy, Science, (406) 444-3537

Jake Warner, Mathematics, (406) 444-0706

Marjorie O’Rourke, Professional Learning Data & Info Specialist, (406) 444-3538

Wanda Arlint, Administrative Assistant, (406) 444-0716


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