In This Issue
Numicon
SMARTBoard MiniMovies
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 multisensory 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 MiniMovies
http://www.misterteacher.com/minimovies/minimovies.html
Enhance your SMARTBoard Notebook presentations with these minimovies, which are simple Flash animations.
Jamie Tubbs has created minimovies on topics including:
 Alphabet Geometry (angles, similar figures, symmetry,
transformations, tessellations)
 Everything Geometry (geometry basics, circles, area and
perimeter, classifying triangles, classifying
quadrilaterals)
 WebBased Student Activities
 Number Properties & Concepts
 Multiplication with Circles and Stars
 Addition and Subtraction with Dominoes
 More Grades K2 (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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