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February 17, 2017 Vol. 22, No. 7 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition: Early Registration Discount Survey: Teachers' Responses to Students' Mathematical Solutions Math4Office -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- NCTM ANNUAL MEETING & EXPOSITION: EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT http://www.nctm.org/annualreg/ Save up to $80 by registering for the NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition by next Friday, February 24. The premier math education event of the year takes place April 5-8 in San Antonio with the theme "Creating Communities and Cultivating Change." The Math Forum will be in the Lone Star State, as well. In addition to our other sessions, we will facilitate Ignite talks. Emceed by NCTM President Matt Larson, these Math Forum community members will speak about their passions for math education: - Mary Bourassa - Jessica Cheyney - Robyn Drew - Troy Jones - Paul Kelley - Morondo Lewis - Avery Pickford - Megan Schmidt - Monica Tienda - José Vilson Learn more about this fast, fired-up fun and other sessions on the NCTM conference blog: http://www.nctm.org/conference-blog/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- PoW taking place: Math problem-solving moment of the week "It took me a few minutes, but eventually I came up with a sort of easy way to figure out how much a average adult weighs.... You should then get a quotient of 152.94blah blah blah (blah blah blah means more decimals, but 152.94 is pretty much 153, so that's what I did). So the average adult human weighs 153 pounds.... I also read that just the engine of the EMD 710 from General Motors weighs about 8 tons!!! P. S. I have no idea what a EMD 710 is, but it's some kind of train." - Andre, highlighted in the Pre-Algebra PoW's Latest Solution http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=4891 -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- SURVEY: TEACHERS' RESPONSES TO STUDENTS' MATHEMATICAL SOLUTIONS http://bit.ly/2l18zwK Researchers want to know: How do you respond to different students' work on the same math problems? -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- Now taking place: Math education conversation of the day "Thanks to both of you for hosting again and for getting us thinking about our work in new ways!" - Brian, tweeted to @MFAnnie and @maxmathforum during #elemmathchat https://twitter.com/MFAnnie/status/832424581235236864 -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATH4OFFICE https://math4office.com/ On Tuesday, an automated math recognition and correction engine for Microsoft Office had its first public beta release. Math4Office checks arithmetic expressions and calculations entered within normal text as you type. Fee versions for students and professionals, available to demo with a 30-day free trial, extend the add-in functionality across Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 10. Have ideas for how to make this software even more intuitive? Creators Askae welcome feedback by e-mail to contact@math4office.com. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum at NCTM http://mathforum.org/ Online PD http://mathforum.org/pd/ Online Workshops http://mathforum.org/workshops/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pows/ Powerful Problem Solving http://mathforum.org/pps/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/kb/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html Facebook https://www.facebook.com/themathforumatnctm/ Blogs http://mathforum.org/blogs/pows/ Twitter Feed http://mathforum.org/pd/twitter.html SEND COMMENTS TO: http://mathforum.org/electronic.newsletter/mfin.faq.html#feedback _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ An archive of all the Math Forum newsletters and directions for subscribing can be found at http://mathforum.org/electronic.newsletter/ |

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