April 14, 2006
Volume 11 No. 15
 

In This Issue

NCSM 2006 Sponsors

Meet the Math Forum Staff - NCTM Booth 630

CuriousMath.com

National Center for Education Statistics

 

NCSM 2006 Sponsors

http://www.ncsmonline.org/Sponsors/2006.html

Meet the Math Forum Staff at the table in the display area. Learn more about the Math Forum and our special offer for NCSM attendees: a discount of 20% off of Problem of the Week class, school, or district memberships.

Plan to attend one of our sessions:

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


Meet the Math Forum Staff - NCTM Booth 630

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

Meet the Math Forum staff in the Exhibit Hall at Booth 630 and learn more about:

  • Our new logo!
  • Active Problem Library Memberships
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Math Tools
  • Ask Dr. Math
  • Online Mentoring Project for teacher education
  • Online Workshops: Algebraic Reasoning with Technology for Middle School
  • Math Forum Internet News
  • Virtual Math Teams

View sample copies of our Dr. Math book series:

  • 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. Drawings will be held at 4:00 PM Thursday and Friday and 11:00 AM Saturday. Winners will have their choice of:

  • Problems of the Week Class Membership
  • Set of four Dr. Math books

Solve a Problem of the Day for a chance to win a Math Forum t-shirt with a version of our spiffy new logo!

Plan to attend one of our sessions:

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


CuriousMath.com

http://www.curiousmath.com

Clay Ford explains that he started his website "because he had a carpentry book published in 1896 with some neat math tricks that were begging to be shared."

Ford's resources include:

  • Math Topics
  • Forum
  • Submit Math Article
  • The Top Ten
  • Web Links
  • Recommend Us
  • FAQ
  • RSS Site Feed


National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the Institute of Education Sciences in the U.S. Department of Education, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

NCES Students' Classroom

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/

NCES offers these resources for students:

  • Find Your School
  • Create a Graph
  • Games and Activities
  • Explore Your Knowledge
  • Other Good Stuff
  • Crunch (an online 'zine to share ideas and opinions)
  • Help
  • Glossary

View a non-Flash version of the site:

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/index.asp?flash=false


 

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