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K-12 Teacher Member Benefits

Teachers play a pivotal role in inspiring and fostering young mathematicians. If you are currently employed as a teacher at a school eligible to participate in the MAA American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) contests, K-12 Teacher Membership provides additional resources that invigorate your curriculum and enliven your classroom.

Register your school for either the AMC 8 or AMC 10/12 competitions and you’ll receive all of the following benefits of MAA membership:

Access to Curriculum Inspirations: Innovative and fresh resources for middle- and high-school mathematics educators on teaching the art of problem solving (Mathematical Practice 1) without disruption to normal classroom practice! Curriculum Inspirations uses the rich resources of America's longest running and most successful mathematics competition, connects the content to the curriculum, and demonstrates for one and all the joy of deep mathematical thinking and lively exploration. These resources include:

  • Ten Strategy Essays—The Curriculum Inspirations project has identified ten basic strategies for success with the mathematics Common Core curriculum and for success with the American Mathematics Competitions. Ten essays explain these strategies, use specific AMC queries to demonstrate them, connect this work with the Common Core State Standards, and show how to implement this work in the classroom in a natural and lively way.
  • Curriculum Bursts—short essays, with a companion Curriculum Inspirations video, provide a plethora of quick, but rich, examples for classroom use, all linked via specific Common Core State Standards.

Register for the AMC now to take advantage of these benefits!