May 18, 2007
Volume 12 No. 20
 

In This Issue

Theorem of the Day

Exemplars

Key Curriculum Press Workshops

 

Theorem of the Day

http://myweb.lsbu.ac.uk/~whittyr/MathSci/TheoremOfTheDay/

Every day, Robin Whitty, London South Bank University, posts a PDF of a different theorem, lemma, law, formula, or identity -- each "as self-contained as possible."

Follow the links Whitty offers, including

  • Theorem of the Day
  • The Complete List
  • Related Places
  • Acknowledgements
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography


Exemplars

http://www.exemplars.com/materials/math/

Math Exemplars' creative performance tasks offers both teachers and administrators a way of assessing students' problem-solving and communication skills. They can be integrated into the existing curriculum to facilitate both assessment and instruction.

Areas of the site include:

  • Pre K-K Math Series
  • Math Subscription, K-8
  • Best of Math Exemplars I CD-ROM, K-8
  • Best of Math Exemplars II CD-ROM, K-8
  • Differentiated Best of Math Exemplars I CD-ROM, K-8
  • Best of Secondary Math CD-ROM, 7-12
  • Spanish Math Exemplars, K-5

Preview Exemplars sample material and benchmark papers, including the Spanish translations of their material:

http://www.exemplars.com/materials/samples/


Key Curriculum Press Workshops

http://www.keypress.com/x1624.xml

Key Curriculum Press is currently offering two online courses:

  • Teaching Geometry with The Geometer's Sketchpad
  • Teaching Algebra with The Geometer's Sketchpad

Instruction includes activities, resources, and discussion forums for communicating with colleagues. Each course is led by a trained moderator, who provides support throughout the course. Courses are divided into six weeklong units. The course costs $195.

Participants have flexibility within each week but are expected to begin and complete the activities during the assigned week. For an additional fee, you can earn two professional-level academic credits from the University of California Berkeley Extension for successful completion of a Key online course.

Starting dates include:

  • May 28 (geometry only)
  • June 11
  • June 25
  • July 9
  • July 23

Register here:

https://www.keypress.com/x1861.xml

 

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