In This Issue
Khan Academy
Walpha Wiki
Über Fan
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


Khan Academy
http://www.khanacademy.org/
Salman Khan has recorded over 1400 YouTube videos on a variety of topics, largely math and finance:
 Algebra
 Arithmetic
 Banking and Money
 Calculus
 Credit Crisis
 Current Economics
 Differential Equations
 Finance
 Geithner Plan
 Geometry
 Linear Algebra
 Paulson Bailout
 Prealgebra
 Precalculus
 Probability
 Statistics
 Trigonometry
 Valuation and Investing
 Venture Capital and Capital Markets
Khan received his MBA from Harvard Business School. He also holds a Masters in electrical engineering and computer science, a BS in electrical engineering and computer science, and a BS
in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Khan Academy, which he founded, is a notforprofit organization with the mission of providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere.
To keep abreast of new videos, subscribe to the Khan Academy channel on YouTube.
Walpha Wiki
http://walphawiki.wikidot.com/introduction
Derek Bruff and others have started this collaborative site to
record how secondary and undergraduate math educators use
WolframAlpha, or Walpha as it's called here, in the classroom.
In particular, the authors are interested in how students might
use Walpha themselves, as well as how teachers might use Walpha
as an instructional tool.
If you're interested in contributing, request to join the site.
You can also talk about Walpha in education on the site's Forum,
and comment on particular pages by clicking on the "discussion"
link at the bottom of each page.
Über Fan
http://www.uberfan.com/
"The fan's electronic baseball card," UberFan.com compares
statistics from the events you see sidebyside with all that
team or player's official MLB stats. UberFan.com will show you
differences between the stats you've witnessed and the stats
you haven'tis your favorite pitcher really on his game on the
nights you're watching? Or is his ERA for games you haven't
seen even lower? Create a free account; identify the ballgames
you watch at the ballpark, on TV, or over the Internet, or
listen to on the radio; and then view and filter the stats
related to those games, automatically tracked in your
personal profile.


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