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17 January 2005                                   Vol. 10, No. 3


            Mathematics Awareness Month |
    Ohio Resource Center for Mathematics, Science, and Reading

             MATHEMATICS AWARENESS MONTH - April 2005


  The American Mathematical Society, the American Statistical
  Association, the Mathematical Association of America, and
  the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics announce
  that the theme for Mathematics Awareness Month 2005 is
  Mathematics and the Cosmos.

  Resources include:

    - Announcement
    - Theme Essays
    - Theme Poster
    - Committee
    - Sample Press Release
    - Related Resources
    - Linking Icons

  View archived resources from previous years:




  Need a random number? Get it online by using a web form
  (comparable to throwing dice), randomized sequences (lottery
  tickets), raw random bytes, virtual coin flips, or bitmaps.
  All numbers are tested statistically and the results
  available in real-time.

  Read the introduction to randomness, random numbers, and how generates random numbers. Source code available.




  Find lesson plans and units that have been peer-reviewed
  using the Ohio Resource Center (ORC) rubric. The record for
  each resource includes professional commentary, and alignment
  to Ohio Standards and National Standards. Also, background
  content information, and professional readings by topic or
  grade level.
  This project of the State University Education Deans, has 
  been funded by the Ohio General Assembly and established by 
  the Ohio Board of Regents to:

    - identify and disseminate effective instructional and
      professional development resources and best practices
      to schools, school districts, and higher education

    - support sustained professional development for teachers
      and administrators in the effective adoption of best
      practices and teaching resources

    - foster an integrated educational research and development
      capacity for Ohio through collaboration with colleges and
      universities involved in teacher preparation

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