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30 June 2003 Vol. 8, No. 26 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS WisWeb - Freudenthal Institute AMTNYS Discussion Groups | Suggested Literature - T2T WISWEB - FREUDENTHAL INSTITUTE http://www.fi.uu.nl/wisweb/welcome_en.html The Freudenthal Institute, a Dutch organization for secondary education, provides applets to support or extend the math instruction of students 12 years and older. WisWeb recommends users view their site with versions 5 or higher of Internet Explorer, Netscape or Opera. The Showcase applets are featured on the index page of the English version of the site. Select "Applets" from the sidebar, then click on the pull-down menus to see tools on the following topics: - subject number sense number & estimation measurement algebra & calculus geometry statistics & probability discrete math other - group primary education special needs middle school (gr. 7-8) high school (gr. 9-10) high school (gr. 11-12) high school and above vocational (gr. 7-8) vocational (gr. 9-12) adult learning otherÊÊ The full site is available in Dutch: http://www.fi.uu.nl/wisweb/ -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- AMTNYS DISCUSSION GROUPS The Math Forum hosts six discussion groups for the Association of Math Teachers of New York State, which now welcomes any and all interested parties to join: amtnys - items of interest to math educators everywhere http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/amtnys.html nyscollmath - college level mathematics education discussion group http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/nyscollmath.html nysmath48 - "Grade 4" and "Grade 8" Math Assessments http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/nysmath48.html nysmathab - "Math A" and "Math B" Assessments http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/nysmathab.html nysmhs - Math Honor Society and others active in their own state's math honor societies http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/nysmhs.html nysmmn - Elementary Math Mentors in the state and other stakeholders in elementary math education http://mathforum.org/discussions/about/nysmmn.html \|/ THE ASSOCIATION OF MATHEMATICS TEACHERS OF NEW YORK STATE http://www.amtnys.org/ The Association pursues four goals: - to ensure better coordination of all activities of mathematics groups in the State - to afford a medium of exchange of view regarding the teaching of mathematics - to further the cooperative study of problems relating to the teaching of mathematics at all four levels of elementary, junior high, senior high and college - to encourage active interest in mathematics and mathematics education. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- SUGGESTED LITERATURE - T2T FAQ Since we started the Literature and Mathematics FAQ in our Teacher2Teacher area, users have been submitting suggestions of literature with a mathematics theme. Besides being great ideas for classroom use, they also are good suggestions for summer reading. Annotated list http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.lit.list.html Categorized by topic without annotations http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.lit.shortlist.html See also: Literature and Mathematics http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.lit.html Mr. Brandenburg's List of Recommended Books on Math and Science http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/brandenburg.new.html -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 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/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ 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 Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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