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Archive for October 2012

Teacher’s Corner

We’ll feature a different teacher each issue. Meet Laura Pettit from Philadelphia. See how she uses the PoWs in her classroom. Have you had similar experiences? What can you learn from her story?

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Q & A with Max Ray

Get to know Max Ray. You might know him from Twitter, his blog, or commenting on the Algebra and Pre-Algebra PoW solution pages every week. Hear what he learned this summer at Twitter Math Camp.

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PoWs on the Road

Tune in and see where we’ve been and where we’re headed. Look for us at conferences or professional development in a city near you.

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Common Core Corner

If you live in any of the 50 US states, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about the Common Core State Standards. The Math Forum supports teachers and schools across the US, so we’ve been studying the CCSS for a while now. Join us in this continuing series.

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PoW Facts

Look here for interesting facts about the Problems of the Week and the folks that create them.

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PoW Mentoring Tips

Now that every teacher member of the PoWs can give online access to a full class of students, many teachers are wondering, “How do I make the most of doing PoWs online?” In this column we’ll share some tips and tricks that we and other PoW teachers use to manage the workload.

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