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6 December 2004 Vol. 9, No. 49 THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS Holiday Gifts - Ask Dr. Math Books | MATHCOUNTS Online Materials 2007 NCTM Yearbook Call for Manuscripts HOLIDAY GIFTS - ASK DR. MATH BOOKS http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html For that special holiday gift, consider giving one of the Math Forum's Dr. Math books! Featuring Internet references, glossaries, indexes, illustrations, and questions written by actual kids, each can be purchased from Amazon.com at the reasonable price of $10.47. - Dr. Math Gets You Ready for Algebra The book is a series of questions and answers arranged according to a standard pre-algebra math class. Students will find help understanding variables, integers, factoring, basic equations, and using algebraic thinking with real-world applications. - Dr. Math Explains Algebra This book picks up where the first book leaves off, coaching the reader in a range of topics covered in the standard algebra curriculum, including linear equations, systems of equations, polynomials, factoring, and much more. - Dr. Math Introduces Geometry The book is a series of questions and answers arranged to help students understand the basic concepts of geometry, from lines, rays, and angles to measuring three-dimensional objects, understanding pi, and applying geometry to the real world. - Dr. Math Presents More Geometry This book covers the topics in a standard geometry class, including points, lines, planes, angles and their relationships, logic and proof, triangles, quadrilaterals and other polygons, and circles. Dr. Math Presents More Geometry will be released at the end of December. Pre-order it now for early shipment. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- MATHCOUNTS ONLINE MATERIALS http://www.mathcounts.org/webarticles/anmviewer.asp?a=186 Complimentary copies of the 2004-2005 MATHCOUNTS School Handbook containing 300 problems and solutions are available in downloadable PDF format from this site. Other materials include: - Problem of the Week Archive - 2004 Chapter and State Competitions - Extended Activities - Problem Solving Strategies - Algebraic Reasoning -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- 2007 NCTM YEARBOOK CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS THE LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS GUIDELINES FOR PREPARING ARTICLES http://www.nctm.org/publications/yearbook.htm The Sixty-ninth Yearbook Editorial Panel extends an invitation to submit articles for its yearbook, The Learning of Mathematics, to be published in 2007. Potential authors should submit a draft of their proposed manuscript by March 1, 2005. NCTM particularly encourages contributions from classroom teachers, or from author teams that include classroom teachers. The following information is available online: - Preface & Introduction - Suggested Topics for Articles - General Guidelines for Preparing Materials - Brief Guidelines for Manuscript Submission - Procedures for Submitting Articles - Publication Schedule - Manuscript Cover Sheet -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum @ Drexel 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 Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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