Math Forum Handouts from T³ San Antonio
Did you miss us in the booth area or during our session at the
recent T³ International conference in San Antonio? Want copies
of our handouts? Feel free to access the printed matter
distributed during the conference, including information on our
Professional Development program and samples from our Problems
of the Week program.
For more information on our sessions or the conference in
PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week
"Many students received feedback on their work thanks to our
mentor group this week. I know that at least one student took
full advantage of the feedback that was given to her - Kathryn
revised her answer not once but twice, incorporating
suggestions from her mentor."
- Annie, commenting on the FunPoW's Latest Solution
Pi Day: Monday, March 14th
Celebrate Pi Day in your math class Monday, March 14th! Check
out the Forum's Teacher2Teacher FAQ for Problems of the Week,
Ask Dr. Math conversations, book suggestions, and other web
resources on the theme.
The Mathematical Association of America has put out its annual
call for pi-related photos:
See the MAA's gallery of snapshots from last year, also
Now taking place: math education conversation of the hour
"It makes a nice conceptual link, but the approximation is
really not very good. So it's a case of making a choice for
pedagogical reasons that is really not an optimal choice in
- Bob, posted to the ap-stat discussion
Problems of the Week: Getting Started
Beginning March 17th, the Math Forum starts another free
week-long orientation session designed to help you start using
your Problems of the Week membership. You can participate at
any membership level, including a Trial Account.
Each self-paced session includes activities to help you learn
about the different features of our Problems of the Week
service, such as:
- Current Problems
- Getting Students Started
- Problems of the Week Library
- Write Math with the Math Forum
- Student Accounts
- What's Next?
Each activity will be followed with discussion prompts to
encourage you to ask questions and/or discuss those features.
Register for the March 17 - 24 session now! Registration
closes at 5:00 pm (Eastern time) on Monday, March 14th.