In This Issue
NSDL Online Workshops
Tutor.com Homework Help Resources
Conteúdos Digitais em Matemática para o Ensino Médio
Special Offer through June 30, 2009 on Problems of the Week class, school, or district memberships when you add a PD online course!
Online PD
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
Tools for Building Math Concepts
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


NSDL Online Workshops
http://mathforum.org/nsdl_mathtech/
The Math Forum has been hosting a series of online workshops
for teachers who work with students in 5th through 9th grade.
Teachers will explore the Math Tools digital library and
several software tools that contribute in some way to
mathematical understanding, problem solving, reflection and
discussion.
Applications are now open for:
 Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
 Overview
http://mathforum.org/nsdl_mathtech/online/overview.html
 Application
http://mathforum.org/nsdl_mathtech/online/apply.html
 Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability
 Overview
http://mathforum.org/nsdl_mathtech/online/overview.prob.html
 Application
http://mathforum.org/nsdl_mathtech/online/apply.prob.html
Both workshops run June 15  July 27, 2009. Applications are
due by June 8.
Currently the $100 workshop fees are paid for participants by a
grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). For a fee of
$25 to cover administrative costs, 1.5 Continuing Education
Units (15 contact hours) can be provided in the form of a
certificate from the Drexel University School of Education to
any participants who meet the minimum requirements.
Tutor.com Homework Help Resources
http://www.tutor.com/resources/
Find worksheets, lessons, sample problems, and more in this new
collection of free online resources, such as the Math Forum's
Ask Dr. Math archives.
Toplevel math categories include:
 Elementary
 Middle Grades
 Algebra
 Algebra II
 Geometry
 Trigonometry
 Calculus
 Statistics
Tutor.com has partnered with the Math Forum, offering their tutoring services to users of Ask Dr. Math who need more immediate help than our volunteer math doctors can provide.
Conteúdos Digitais em Matemática para o Ensino Médio
http://www.uff.br/cdme/
Ana Maria Kaleff and Humberto José Bortolossi of the
Universidade Federal Fluminense offer Java applets
and lesson plans in Portuguese, predominantly for the middle
school level.
Topics include:
 real functions
 algebra
 permutations
 polygons
 tangrams
 conic sections
 solids of revolution
 other two and threedimensional geometry
Kaleff and Bortolossi offer two Englishlanguage geometry
resources: A Plethora of Polyhedra and TripLets.


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