Welcome to RCML

The Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML) is a professional community of researchers interested in mathematics education who value collaboration and interdisciplinary research efforts. A key focus of this research is to understand and/or influence factors that affect mathematics learning. 

RCML focuses on promoting research-based advancements in PK-20 mathematics learning and PK-16 teacher preparation and professional development. Target audiences include mathematics education faculty, mathematics faculty, and PK-12 school leaders.

Goals of RCML define the activities and products of RCML:

  • Developing and sustaining a professional learning community of researchers and school leaders.
  • Advancing research about PK-20 mathematics learning, PK-16 teacher preparation and teacher professional development.
  • Informing practice through dissemination of scholarly works through professional fellowship, conference presentations and publications.

IML Call for Editor Applications - Now Open!

The official journal of RCML, Investigations in Mathematics Learning, is soliciting applications for the position of Editor of Investigations in Mathematics Learning, for the term June 1, 2023, to December 31, 2026. The Executive Board of RCML plans to select the new Editor during the spring of 2023, followed by a six-month Editor mentorship with the current editorial team. Details regarding the application process and deadlines can be found on the IML Call for Editor Applications web page.

Awards and Scholarships

The RCML Memorial Scholarship Award, in honor and memory of the organization’s longtime members who are living or deceased, was established to provide faculty and graduate students financial support to attend the RCML annual conference. Each year one non-tenured faculty member and one graduate student will receive $750 to offset the cost of attending the annual RCML conference. Details regarding the application process and deadlines can be found on the RCML Awards and Scholarships web page.

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