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Volume 10, Number 12

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21 March 2005                                 Vol. 10, No. 12

             THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS

        NCTM Annual Meeting - Meet the Math Forum Staff
         MathSite | Bilingual Mathematics Dictionary
         

 NCTM ANNUAL MEETING - MEET THE MATH FORUM STAFF - BOOTH 448

          http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2005/

  Are you planning to visit Anaheim in April to attend the
  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 83rd Annual
  Meeting? Meet the Math Forum staff in the Exhibit Hall at
  Booth 448 and learn more about:

    - Active Problem Library Memberships
    - Problem of the Week Mentoring Programs
    - Ask Dr. Math
    - Math Tools
    - Online mentoring opportunities for teacher education

  Take Dr. Math with you! Purchase your copy of:

    - Dr. Math Gets You Ready for Algebra
    - Dr. Math Explains Algebra
    - Dr. Math Introduces Geometry
    - Dr. Math Presents More Geometry

  Enter our drawing to win a prize, and solve a Problem of
  the Day for a chance to win a Math Forum t-shirt with our
  spiffy new logo!

  Plan to attend one of our sessions:

    Thursday 12:30 - 1:30
      Session 230: Frustrated by Searching the Internet for
      Teaching Resources? We Can Help!
    Steve Risberg and Claire Mead

    Thursday 3:00 - 4:30
      Session 355: Math Forum @ Drexel tPoW: Using Technology
      to Help Students Solve Problems
    Suzanne Alejandre and Cynthia Lanius

    Thursday 3:00 - 4:30
      Session 372: Sketchpad and More, Using the Math Tools
      Digital Library
    Annie Fetter

    Friday 9:30 - 10:30
      Session 520: Virtual Math Teams: Studying
      Collaborative Problem-Solving Online
    Steve Weimar and Johann Sarmiento

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                   MATHSITE - David Gale

          http://mathsite.math.berkeley.edu/main.html

  MathSite is an interactive source for seeing, hearing, and
  doing mathematics. It currently features two exhibits:

    Pure Math: Dissecting Triangles and Squares
      Puzzles
      Polygons
      Proof
      Other Polygons
      Central Symmetry
      Pythagorean Dissection
      History, Hilbert, Dehn
      Impossibility Theorem

    Applied Math: Sorting Bricks and Sticks
      Heaviest Brick
      Longest Stick
      Brick Tournament
      Free Sort
      Brick Insertion
      Stick Insertion
      Middle Brick Insertion
      Middle Stick Insertion
      Median Brick
      Median Stick
      Quick Sort
      Quick Sticksort

  The site offers links to download the required Flash and
  Java plug-ins. 

  MathSite's Shockwave Intro provides quick, illustrated
  answers to the questions

      What is Mathematics?
      What is Pure Mathematics?
      What is Applied Mathematics?

         http://mathsite.math.berkeley.edu/intro.html

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              BILINGUAL MATHEMATICS DICTIONARY
            DICCIONARIO BILINGUE DE MATEMATICAS

            http://nw.pima.edu/dmeeks/spandict/

  This English-Spanish dictionary alphabetically lists English
  terms with their corresponding Spanish translations. Compiled
  by Norman Koch and Denise Meeks, Pima Community College
  (Tucson, Arizona), its entries range from "abacus" (el abaco)
  to "zone" (la zona).
  
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