In This Issue
Free Mentoring Opportunity
Meredith Mathematics and Science Institutes
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
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
Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning
For PA teachers preparing for the Praxis II: Moving to Mathematics, a series of online courses


Free Mentoring Opportunity
http://mathforum.org/pow/free_mentoring.html
A group of preservice teachers from Eastern Kentucky
University will provide feedback to submitters in the
PreAlgebra problem opening on March 29.
Please have your students submit solutions. If they receive
replies from a mentor, we hope you'll encourage them to revise.
Not only will your students learn more, but the mentors will
learn as well!
Trial Class Account
http://mathforum.org/products/trial.html
Free 21 day access to Current Problems of the Week and the
Problems of the Week Library.
Meredith Mathematics and Science Institutes
http://www.meredith.edu/math/mmsi/
Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, offers two twoday residential
professional development opportunities that focus on the "big
ideas" of mathematics content for preK through high school.
Participants may attend one or both institutes, held on July
2728 and July 2930.
See the website for:
 institute highlights
 gradespecific workshop information for K5 teachers
 housing information
 online registration
Register by May 1 to save $25.
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching
http://www.paemst.org/
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching
are the nation's highest honor for teachers of mathematics. The
Awards recognize exemplary K12 teachers for their
contributions in the classroom and to their profession.
Principals, teachers, students, parents, members of the
community, or the general public may nominate a teacher.
Selfnominations are not accepted. Nominations are due April 1.
Once nominated, a teacher must complete an application to be
considered for the award. The application includes a videotaped
lesson and written responses to questions about the teacher's
instructional practice. Applications from nominated teachers
are due May 3.
Nominate outstanding elementary (grades K6) teachers now for
the 2010 awards. Nominations for secondary school teachers
(grades 712) will be accepted next year.


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