March 10, 2006
Volume 11 No. 10
 

In This Issue

Pi Day Songs

Pi Day FAQ

NCTM Annual Meeting

NCSM Annual Conference

 

Pi Day Songs

http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/hosted/morehouse/songs.pi.html

Carolyn Morehouse recently added "Ring-Around-A-Center" to her Pi Day song collection. View Morehouse's other Pi Day resources, hosted by the Math Forum's Teacher Exchange:

http://mathforum.org/te/exchange/hosted/morehouse/

Pi Day FAQ

http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.pi.html

From the Math Forum's Teacher2Teacher service, answers to a frequently asked question: What are some activities I can use for a Pi Day celebration on March 14 (3.14)?

Suggestions include archived T2T conversations on the subject, Problems of the Week, Ask Dr. Math resources, literature connections, and links to relevant Web sites.


NCTM Annual Meeting - Meet the Math Forum Staff - Booth 630

http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2006/

Are you visiting St. Louis in April for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 84th Annual Meeting?

Plan to attend one of our sessions:

Thursday 3:30 - 4:30
Session 373: Assessing Mathematical Thinking from Online, Collaborative Problem-solving
   Johann Sarmiento, Gerry Stahl, and Stephen Weimar
 
Friday 9:30 - 10:30
Session 497: Asking and Answering Good Questions: Online Inquiry as Assessment
   Steve Risberg
 
Friday 9:30 - 10:30
Session 503: Online Mentoring Project Prepares Future Teachers to Foster Problem Solvers
   Claire Mead and Klay Kruczek
 
Friday 1:00 - 2:30
Session 670: The Math Forum @ Drexel: Technology Enhances Problem Solving and Assessment
   Suzanne Alejandre and Cynthia Lanius
 
Friday 3:00 - 4:30
Session 748: Assessing Problem Solving and Writing With Constructed Response Problems
   Annie Fetter
 
Saturday 8:00 - 9:30
Session 889: Teaching with Technology: ON-Math Investigations
   Jacquie McDonald and Cynthia Lanius

Preregister for the conference by March 21 to receive a reduced conference rate.

http://www.nctm.org/meetings/stlouis/#registration


NCSM Annual Conference

http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2006/index.ncsm.html

Coming early to St. Louis to attend the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics 38th Annual Conference Monday, April 24 through Wednesday, April 26?

Meet the Math Forum staff at the Sponsor Display Area (Rooms 130 and 131) Monday afternoon or all day Tuesday.

Plan to attend one of our sessions:

Monday 10:20 - 11:20
Session 32
Building Teacher Pedagogic Content Knowledge Through Problem Solving
   Cynthia Lanius and Suzanne Alejandre
 
Wednesday 9:15 - 10:15
Session 174
Assessing Problem Solving Using Constructed-Response Problems
   Stephen Weimar and Annie Fetter

 

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