In This Issue
Math Camps and Summer Programs
CIESE Collaborative Projects
KENKEN
Online PD Courses
Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week
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


Math Camps and Summer Programs
http://mathforum.org/students/high/opps.html
The Math Forum maintains an annotated list of math camps and
summer programs. It links to residential opportunities, some
just for girls, in states that include
 California
 Colorado
 Maryland
 Massachusetts
 Minnesota
 New Jersey
 Ohio
 Texas
 Washington
Many opportunities occuring this summer have application
deadlines already coming up soon.
CIESE Collaborative Projects
http://www.ciese.org/collabprojs.html
A series of collaborative projects that use the Internet's
potential to reach peers and experts around the world. Each
project has a brief description, and links to the NCTM
standards and Nation Science Standards it supports.
Beginning dates are coming up in late February and March for
the latest round of most projects. Down the Drain is an
ongoing project.
Projects:
 Down the Drain
 The International Boiling Point Project
 Human Genetics
 The Global Water Sampling Project
 The Global Sun Temperature Project
 Square of Life
 Bucket Buddies
 Take a Dip
 The Noon Day Project
 Oceans Connecting a Nation
KENKEN
http://www.kenken.com/
Invented by Japanese math teacher Tetsuya Miyamoto, KENKEN
allows you to test your puzzle acumen and improve your math
skills at the same time.
Six new puzzles appear daily on NYTimes.com, linked here. Or
play the more difficult puzzles on this site.


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