On 29 Mar 2001, Judy Ann Brown wrote: >Hello! > >I have some very exciting news to share! > >A while back, teachers told us that having the problems archived in >chronological order by service was not all that helpful when they were >looking for a problem to match a particular math concept. So we added >a searcher to our archive pages. That worked for awhile. But I will >never forget the time a teacher asked me how to go about finding >Algebra problems involving age. Using "age" as the search term >proved to be ineffective because ALL for the archived problems >contain the "age" of the highlighted submitters! > >So, last year around this time, the Math Forum staff began the task of >creating a new service for teachers who want to use problems from our >growing archive. The Library of Math Forum Problems of the Week >[http://mathforum.com/library/problems/] is finally ready and we have >removed the password. We are about to make the announcement on our >What's New page and in our newsletter. However, I wanted you to be >the first to know. > >Please take a look around and let us know what you think. We value >your ideas and suggestions. Let us know if you find this new library >helpful. What features would you like to see added? How will this >help you to prepare your lessons? Please share your comments with >each other by posting to this list. > >I hope that you will enjoy using this new service. >Judy > >The following is the announcement that will appear in the Newsletter. > > > LIBRARY OF PROBLEMS OF THE WEEK > New Service at the Math Forum > > http://mathforum.com/library/problems/ > > The Math Forum's Library of Problems of the Week organizes > the archives of the six services for browsing by mathematics > and story topic, rates problems for difficulty level, and > provides for searching by keyword. > > Once submissions to current Math Forum Problems of the Week > (PoWs) have received responses from mentors, problems and > highlighted solutions are archived in chronological order > by service. Teachers, however, have asked us for an archive > of problems by topic, and we've designed this Library of > Problems to meet their needs. > > Additional pages include: > > About the PoW Library > http://mathforum.com/library/problems/about_prob_library.html > > A Rubric for Coding Problem Difficulty > http://mathforum.com/library/problems/difficulty.html > > What Teachers Say > http://mathforum.com/library/problems/teachers_say.html
Outstanding! This is so helpful. Thanks, again, for your hard work.