Ask-an-Expert:
Math Forum Online Advice and Answers
for Math and Pedagogy Questions


presented by Joshua Zucker & Suzanne Alejandre
joshua.zucker@stanfordalumni.org and suzanne@mathforum.org

Introduction: Joshua Zucker (Dr. Schwa) and Suzanne Alejandre introduce themselves and the two sites at the Math Forum that will be highlighted during this presentation.
About Ask Dr. Math - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/abt.drmath.html
About Teacher2Teacher - http://mathforum.org/t2t/about.taco
Getting Acquainted with the Ask Dr. Math Archives: Participants explore the different levels of the Ask Dr. Math Archives and time is given to share findings.
Elementary School Archives - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/drmath.elem.html
Middle School Archives - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/drmath.middle.html
High School Archives - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/drmath.high.html
College Archives - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/drmath.college.html
Purpose of Each Service
Ask Dr. Math FAQs - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/
Search Ask Dr. Math - http://mathforum.org/mathgrepform.html
T2T FAQs - http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/
Search T2T - http://mathforum.org/t2t/search/
Office Tour: Demonstration of what goes on behind the scenes in both Ask Dr. Math and T2T.

Review how to find information: At the Ask Dr. Math site you can browse, search or ask.
Ask Dr. Math - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
Dr. Math Activity Cards: Activity cards will be distributed. Each card has a math content question and a URL of a Dr. Math response. After referring to the information on the URL, use the other resources on the site to find more on that topic or a related topic. Keep track of what you did to possibly share with the group.

Reading Lists: Students enjoy reading other people's letters. Use this idea and add mathematics content for a winning combination!
Cornell Note-taking - http://mathforum.org/alejandre/frisbie/cornell.html
Link Pages Using Ask Dr. Math Archives - http://mathforum.org/workshops/sum2000/link/
T2T - Teachers' Lounge: Find a discussion that is interesting and post a message.
T2T: Teachers' Lounge - http://mathforum.org/t2t/discuss/
Closing: How can you contibute to these services? What do student/teachers get out of sending in questions?
Write to Dr. Math - http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ask.html
Join the T2T Community - http://mathforum.org/discuss/t2tcommunity/notify.ma
T2T Associate Program - http://mathforum.org/t2t/invitation.html

http://mathforum.org/alejandre/nctm2001.html