March 20, 2009
Volume 14 No. 12
 

In This Issue

Lafacroft

TerryStickels.com

Math Exercises

 

Online PD
Courses

Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra

Problem Solving Strategies

The Math Forum's Problem Solving Process

PoW Class Membership: ... Effective Implementation

Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week

 

Free Online
Opportunities

For teachers of students in grades 5-9:
Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning

Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability

 

Lafacroft

http://www.lafacroft.com/

Lafacroft is a web site dedicated to the TI-Nspire graphing calculator. Its archive contains over 100 documents, each tested by the site's owners. Check out the forum to offer documents, exchange teaching ideas, ask and answer questions, and share events.


TerryStickels.com

http://www.terrystickels.com/

Terry Stickels writes and speaks about how to improve mental flexibility and creative problem solving skills. His books, calendars, card decks and newspaper columns are filled with fun and challenging puzzles that stretch the minds of even the best thinkers.

Terry has redesigned and added to his site since we last featured it four years ago. Read about and purchase his books, Frame Games and Stickelers (puzzles), or schedule him to speak at an event. Terry also links to some of his favorite puzzle and math sites on the Web.


Math Exercises

http://www.emathematics.net/

Interactive exercises, lessons, and worksheets to practice knowledge of elementary through high school math topics. Register to track your work or that of your students.

Also available in Spanish, which extends the resources to include Spanish-language discussion forums, simulations such as approximations of pi, games such as tangrams, instructional videos, and more.

 

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