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September 26 2005 Vol. 10, No. 39 THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS We All Use Math Every Day - Texas Instruments, NCTM, and Numb3rs Drexel University Noyce Scholarship Program | Complexification WE ALL USE MATH EVERY DAY - TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, NCTM, AND NUMB3RS http://www.cbs.com/primetime/numb3rs/ Texas Instruments (TI) is leading a math education initiative based on the hit series "NUMB3RS." In partnership with CBS, and working in association with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), TI has created an educational outreach program promoting the many uses of mathematics and supporting math teaching. The program begins with the first episode of the season, premiering Friday, September 23 at 10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT and 9:00 PM CT on CBS. The program includes TI and NCTM-developed math education activities for teachers and students based on the "NUMB3RS" TV show. The activities will be based on the mathematics presented in each episode, and will be available at: http://www.cbs.com/primetime/numb3rs/ti/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- DREXEL UNIVERSITY NOYCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM http://www.drexel.edu/academics/soe/duns/ The Drexel University Noyce Scholarship Program is a partnership between Drexel University's School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Biomedical Engineering and the School District of Philadelphia. This program is funded by the National Science Foundation. Its objectives are: - To recruit qualified Science, Engineering and Mathematics students and professionals dedicated to teaching math or science in the School District of Philadelphia - To provide strong preparation addressing content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, learner knowledge and technology integration - To provide mentoring and induction activities. Individuals selected to participate in this program will become certified teachers of mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry, earth and space science or general science. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- COMPLEXIFICATION http://www.complexification.net/gallery/ Jared Tarbell writes computer programs to create images. View the interactive, open source Java applets of fractals and other mathematically significant graphics. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum @ Drexel http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/kb/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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