6 November, 2009
Volume 14 No. 45
 

In This Issue

Numicon

SMARTBoard Mini-Movies

Webinar Series: Achievement in Mathematics

 

Online PD

PoW Class Membership: ... Effective Implementation

The Math Forum's Problem Solving Process

Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week

Differentiated Math Instruction: Using Rich Problems to Reach All Learners

Problem Solving in Geometry and Measurement, Course 1

Problem Solving in Geometry and Measurement, Course 2

Moving Students from Arithmetic to Algebra

Resources & Strategies for Effective Math in Context (MiC) Implementation, Courses 1, 2, 3, and 4

Problem Solving Strategies

 

Free Online
Opportunities

Tools for Building Math Concepts

For PA teachers preparing for the Praxis II:
Moving to Mathematics, a series of online courses

 

Numicon

http://www.numicon.com/

By representing numbers as shapes, Numicon's teaching program addresses different learning strengths with a multi-sensory approach.

Download free mathematics display resources (for bulletin boards and the like) from this link:

http://www.numicon.com/display_resources.html

Topics include

  • Numicon Shapes
  • Pattern and Sequence
  • Calculating


SMARTBoard Mini-Movies

http://www.misterteacher.com/minimovies/minimovies.html

Enhance your SMARTBoard Notebook presentations with these mini-movies, which are simple Flash animations.

Jamie Tubbs has created mini-movies on topics including:

  • Alphabet Geometry (angles, similar figures, symmetry, transformations, tessellations)
  • Everything Geometry (geometry basics, circles, area and perimeter, classifying triangles, classifying quadrilaterals)
  • Web-Based Student Activities
  • Number Properties & Concepts
  • Multiplication with Circles and Stars
  • Addition and Subtraction with Dominoes
  • More Grades K-2 (recognizing patterns, doubles)


Webinar Series: Achievement in Mathematics

http://mathsolutions.com/index.cfm?page=wp10&crid=412#w3

In this series of free webinars, experts in mathematics professional development will discuss and answer your questions about improving teacher effectiveness, student learning, and test results.

Upcoming topics and dates:

  • Differentiation (November 18)
  • English Language Learners (December 16)

Archived webinars, including the topics of Professional Learning Communities, Coaching, and Funding Professional Development, are available here:

http://mathsolutions.com/index.cfm?page=wp10&crid=413

These webinars are sponsored by Math Solutions, a professional development organization founded by Marilyn Burns.

 

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