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Get Ready for Pi Day
NCTM Annual Meeting: Early Registration Discount
Bedtime Math 2 Book Launch GlowintheDark Geometry Party
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Get Ready for Pi Day
http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.pi.html
Got plans for March 14th? Before Pi Day rolls around, 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.
NCTM has selected Pi Day articles, too, as well as
Illuminations' activities and resources "just for fun":
http://www.nctm.org/resources/content.aspx?id=2147483830

PoW taking place: math problemsolving moment of the week

"Another approach, which involved a lot fewer calculations, was
what Vivek V. from John Gomes Elementary School, Ma C. from
Cold Spring Elementary School, and Lauren K. from Birch Wathen
Lenox School did.... It's like an Olympics of math and
wondering around here!"

 Max, commenting on the PreAlgebra PoW's Latest Solution

http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=4340
NCTM Annual Meeting: Early Registration Discount
http://www.nctm.org/conferences/content.aspx?id=39865
Save up to $80 by registering for the annual meeting of the
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) by Friday,
March 7th.
Taking place April 912 in New Orleans, NCTM 2014 will boast
more than 700 sessions on the Common Core State Standards
(CCSS), technology assessment, and other topics. Featured
presenters include

Steven Strogatz, Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of
Applied Mathematics at Cornell University and author of
The Joy of x

Bill Amend, FoxTrot Creator and Cartoonist

all three lead writers of the CCSS for Mathematics:
Philip Daro, William McCallum, and Jason Zimba

the writing team for NCTM's "Principles to Actions":
Daniel J. Brahier, DeAnn Huinker, and Steven Leinwand

Kate Nowak, Mathalicious

Marilyn Burns, Math Solutions

Cathy Seeley, Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas
To browse or search the full program, visit
http://nctm.confex.com/nctm/2014AM/webprogram/start.html
To browse or search the Research Presession, visit
http://nctm.confex.com/nctm/2014RP/webprogram/start.html
The excitement has already started heating up on Twitter with
the hashtag #NCTMNOLA

Now taking place: math education conversation of the day

"Now, have you decided what properties you want of your
algebra? If you could tell us what you are aiming to achieve,
perhaps we could help you do it."

 Robin, posted to the sci.math.research discussion

http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9398206
Bedtime Math 2 Book Launch GlowintheDark Geometry Party
http://bedtimemath.org/ yourunderwearandbedtimemathbook2/
The second Bedtime Math book hits shelves Tuesday, March 11th,
with allnew mischiefmaking math riddles ... and a nationwide
launch party!
To celebrate the publication of Bedtime Math 2: This Time
It's Personal, some two hundred bookstores in 44 states have
planned to build giant geometric shapes out of glowsticks, then
flick off the lights to see them shine. Author Laura Bilodeau
Overdeck will attend New Yorkarea parties to read to children
and sign books.
For a glowinthedark party near you, see
http://bedtimemath.org/glowinthedarkparties/
First featured in these pages two years ago, Bedtime Math aims
"to make the nightly math problem as common as the bedtime
story." Since the debut of its first book, the site has also
rolled out a parent blog:
http://bedtimemath.org/blog/


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