In This Issue
Noetic Learning Math Contest, Spring 2009
Meet the Math Forum Staff  NCSM Table 9 and NCTM Booth 826
Danica McKellar
Online PD Courses
Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week
Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra
Problem Solving Strategies
The Math Forum's Problem Solving Process
PoW Class Membership: ... Effective Implementation
Free Online Opportunities
For teachers of students in grades 59: Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability


Noetic Learning Math Contest, Spring 2009
http://www.noeticlearning.com/mathcontest/
Noetic Learning sponsors their first online math contest on
April 17. The contest is for students in grades 2 to 5, and
there is no cost to participate. Sponsors or team leaders must
register by April 10. See site for more details.
Meet the Math Forum Staff  NCSM Table 9 and NCTM Booth 826
http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2009/exhibit.html
Meet the Math Forum staff at Table 9 in NCSM's Display Area,
and in the NCTM Exhibit Hall at Booth 826, to learn
more about our:
 New Partnerships with
KenKen
Britannica's Math in Context
 Online Professional Development Programs
 Problems of the Week
 Teaching Resources
When you visit our NCTM booth, complete the activities at our
stations to earn a Math Forum tote bag, while supplies last!
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
 Registration in one of our online courses
 A set of four Dr. Math books
Plan to attend our sessions:
http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2009/index.ncsm.html
http://mathforum.org/workshops/nctm2009/
Danica McKellar
http://www.danicamckellar.com/
Danica McKellar, actress from The Wonder Years and The West
Wing, is also a math fan and author. We last featured her when
she had just written Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle
School Math without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail. She
has a new book out since then, called Kiss My Math: Showing
PreAlgebra Who's Boss.
 Read about Danica's acting career and life in mathematics.
 Send email to Danica, or participate in a forum where she
also posts.
 See recent interviews, and look for upcoming book signing
events in your area.


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