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June 27 2005                                     Vol. 10, No. 26


        Math Tools Remote Tool Fest '05 | Tess Contest
           Making Schools Work for Every Child - ENC

                MATH TOOLS REMOTE TOOL FEST '05


  We had great participation in our Remote Tool Fest held
  the week of June 13 - 17. We hope everyone will join in
  the continuing discussions.

  Choose from:

    Questions of the Day, led by Jeff

    Top Tools Lists, led by Don

    Identifying Math Tools for Your Specific Learning
    Objectives, led by Wanda

  View all discussions:

  Posting to a discussion requires free registration.

  Some new tools that were submitted during the week include:

    Tool: Money

    Activity: Types of Triangles

    Story: Great Green Globs Contest


                          TESS CONTEST


  Pedagoguery Software Inc.'s third tessellation contest ends
  Tuesday, June 28, 2005. The winners will be announced
  July 5, 2005. Grand prize is US$150, a set of die-cast
  polyhedra models, a site license and an individual license
  for Tess.

  According to the website, as of Thursday, "Only three people
  have sent in entries so far - so, with less than a week to
  go, the chances of winning are excellent!"

  View past contest results:

  Download a copy of Tess to enter the contest:




  Eisenhower National Clearinghouse and the Eisenhower Regional
  Consortia are producing a second edition of "Making Schools
  Work for Every Child." The free CD-ROM has many new resources,
  including a section with professional development activities
  and pathways to help you find the resources you need to
  address equity issues.

  The CD-ROM will be mailed in early August.


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