In This Issue
Ko's Journey
Mamikon
Solar Eclipse Resources
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


Ko's Journey
http://www.kosjourney.com/
Ko's Journey is a webbased adventure game, designed to
motivate middleschool students to explore math in context.
 lessons integrated with the story
 NCTM Standards links
 student progress tracking
 free demo
 licenses for individual, classroom, school, or home use
Mamikon
http://www.its.caltech.edu/~mamikon/
Mamikon Mnatsakanian offers these thoughtprovoking Shockwave
Flash animations of geometric constructions, graphs, games,
corporate logos, and much more.
Mnatsakanian's main site links to dozens of the journal
articles he has coauthored with Tom Apostol on topics in
visual calculus:
http://www.mamikon.com/
Solar Eclipse Resources
This Sunday, July 11, the second solar eclipse of 2010 will be
visible from a narrow band around the southern hemisphere.
NASA offers an archived chat with expert Mitzi Adams of the
Marshall Space Flight Center:
http://www.nasa.gov/connect/chat/eclipse_chat.html
NASA also provides maps and tabular data:
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEmono/TSE2010/TSE2010.html
National Geographic's Naked Science program will broadcast the
eclipse hours after it occurs, and offers other videos and
photographs as well:
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/nakedscience/5000/Overview


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