March 2, 2007
Volume 12 No. 9
 

In This Issue

NCTM Annual Meeting

NCSM Annual Conference

Geocadabra

 

NCTM Annual Meeting - Meet the Math Forum Staff - Booth 1319

http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2007/

Are you visiting Atlanta in March for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 85th Annual Meeting?

Plan to attend our sessions:

Thursday 12:30 - 1:30
Session 206
Technology Is the Plate!: Tools That Enhance Elementary Problem Solving
      Claire Mead

Friday 8:30 - 10:00
Session 436
Good Problems: Moving with Multiple Representations to Algebraic Reasoning
      Stephen Weimar and Steve Risberg

Friday 12:30 - 1:30
Session 570
The Math Forum's tPoWs: Using a Variety of Mathematical Representations
      Suzanne Alejandre and Cynthia Lanius

Friday 3:30 - 4:30
Session 719
Algebra Readiness through Multiple Representations -- Technology Style
      Annie Fetter


NCSM Annual Conference - Display Table No. 12

http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2007/index.ncsm.html

Coming early to Atlanta to attend the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics 39th Annual Conference Monday, March 19 through Wednesday, March 21?

Meet the Math Forum staff at the Sponsor Display Area in the Georgia World Congress Center (B302 - B304) all day Monday or Tuesday.

Plan to attend our sessions:

Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00
Professional Development that Builds Teachers' Algebraic Reasoning
      Cynthia Lanius and Suzanne Alejandre

Wednesday 8:15 - 9:45
Assessment that Guides Instruction Using Writing with Problem Solving
      Stephen Weimar and Annie Fetter


Geocadabra

http://www.omdeschool.nl/geocadabra_english_start.htm

Ton Lecluse's Geocadabra is dynamic geometry software that supports students learning 2D and 3D geometry, functions and curves (with analysis), and probability.

Areas of Lecluse's site include:

  • Introduction
  • The construction box
  • Plane geometry
  • Investigating a section
  • Investigating a function
  • Drawing in perspective
  • A probability tree
  • The calculator
  • Getting a taste of the licensed version
  • Downloads
  • Register

The software was developed in The Netherlands, and is available in Dutch and English. Some English documentation and a free demo version are available. Windows only.

View the catalogued page of Geocadabra in Math Tools here:

http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/15496/

We welcome you to rate, review, and/or discuss this tool.

 

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