In This Issue
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
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 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.
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.
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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