CLIME and why is it not called CTIME?
CLIME is the Council
for Technology in Math Education which is an affiliate
group of NCTM and has been since 1988. Its mission is to
support the effective use of technology in the teaching
CLIME's Story (1986-2015): link
& Steering Committee: link
and lobby NCTM to keep technology on their “front
burner” in mathematics education.
in special event sessions and makes presentations at
NCTM's annual meetings on technology & math
- support a
technology-focus website (http://clime.org)
for the sessions at annual NCTM conferences.
For more on
Papert see Gary Stager's web pages:
- is not CTIME
because we started out in 1987 as the Council for
LOGO in Mathematics Education and our founding and
affiliation with NCTM (in 1988) was inspired by the
work of Seymour
Papert whose ideas continue today to resonate
for so many of us. As a result, we keep the original
acronym as an acknowledgement of his guiding spirit.