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Volume 4, Number 51

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20 December 1999                                Vol. 4, No. 51

                 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS

Math Education Trust (MET), Toyota TIME | BLS Career Information |
Hart: Index MATH EDUCATION TRUST (MET) National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) http://www.nctm.org/about/met/ The Math Education Trust was established to fund special projects that will enhance the teaching and learning of mathematics. NCTM members can nominate candidates for Lifetime Achievement Awards, and other awards are available through a competitive process based on proposals submitted by individual applicants. Two-year Toyota TIME grants of up to $10,000 each, made possible by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. and the Mathematics Education Trust, will be awarded to 35 United States K-12 teachers. Applications should demonstrate creativity and emphasize innovative ways of teaching mathematics or assessing students' learning. The deadline for applying is 11 January 2000. For details, see: http://www.nctm.org/about/toyota/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- BLS CAREER INFORMATION - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Jobs for kids who like... http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/edu_over.htm Information about a variety of careers, classified by favorite subject in school including math, with details for those interested in being an engineer, an accountant, a cashier, an architect, a computer scientist, or a mechanic. Each career summary includes a description of the job, data such as salary and number of people in the field, and more. http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/edu_math.htm Also available is a Teacher's Guide with links to detailed career information from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook. http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/edu_tch.htm The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor. http://stats.bls.gov/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- GEORGE W. HART: INDEX http://www.georgehart.com/ An index to some of the areas covered by Hart's well-known and often-visited Web pages, many on geometric topics: - Geometric sculpture - Encyclopedia of Polyhedra - over 1000 virtual polyhedra - Pavilion of Polyhedreality - images and geometry links - Hart's upcoming book about Zome Geometry - Research and publications - A brief biography - Electric power analysis - Linear algebra + dimensional analysis = Hart's first book, Multidimensional Analysis - Hart's trilobite recipe (really) - Citations, press clippings, etc. With a typical view of Hart's office and what hangs there; a list of places where his sculpture is currently on public display; and links to some recent presentations. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \

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