Math Forum Sessions @ ISTE
Are you attending the conference of the International Society
for Technology in Education (ISTE) in Philadelphia June 26-29?
Math Forum staff will welcome you at Booth #6, located in the
Broad Street Atrium on Level 1 (street level) of the Convention
Center. Also, mark your planners to attend our sessions on
Wednesday, June 29th:
10:15 - 11:15
Part 1: Affordances of the Online Environment for Reflective
Teaching Practices (lecture)
11:00 - 1:00
The Math Forum: A Portal to Mathematics on the Internet
1:15 - 2:15
Common Core: Dilation and Similarity with Dynamic
Geometry Software (model lesson)
The Math Forum focus groups featured in these pages last week
still have some availability, too:
PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week
"Eugene from Canadian Academy and Mia from Rosemont School of
the Holy Child both did a nice job explaining their work using
that second method. Even though their methods were similar,
the calculations they did to convert 20.58 feet to inches
- Max and Suzanne, commenting on the Pre-Algebra PoW's
Math Forum Course: Financial Education in the Math Classroom
Drawing on Math Forum resources and expertise, participants in
this course will engage with problem solving, software, and
technology tools as they explore financial education content
and teaching strategies.
This course, organized into three 2-week modules on the
BlackBoard course platform, runs June 27 - August 5.
Assignments will be given with deadlines, but participation
will be asynchronous.
This program is made possible by a generous grant from the
FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
Now taking place: math education conversation of the hour
"I thought the Algebra Regents exam was extremely fair. I felt
the multiple choice was actually on the easier side. If only my
students weren't persistently truant this year they might
- Jessalyn, posted to the secondary (grades 9-12) discussion
group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State
Call for Algebra Teachers
Online homework help service Tutor.com is looking to recruit 25
algebra teachers to become part-time, online
Thanks to a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,
Tutor.com coaches will participate in a new professional
development model. Aligned to the National Education Technology
Plan, this pilot project aims to provide live, one-to-one, on
demand support for middle and high school algebra teachers.
Working approximately 10 hours per week Sunday through
Thursday, Tutor.com coaches will be paid $25/hr.
A partner of the Math Forum since 2008, Tutor.com supplements
the free Ask Dr. Math ask-an-expert service with live tutoring
24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Follow the links atop any Dr.
Math page for a 15 minute session with Tutor.com at no charge: