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Summer Camp Applications Due Soon
High School Students
Middle School Students
The Math Forum's annotated lists of math camps and summer
programs link to online and residential opportunities, some
offering financial aid, in
Many of the summer camps have application deadlines already
PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week
"This problem was one of those where the answer is staring you
in the face but you just can't see it. The key to this problem
lies in the triangle conjecture. However, to get to this point
you must first follow several pre-courser steps."
- Parker, highlighted in the Geometry PoW's Latest Solution
MAA eBooks on Sale, off DRM
The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) recently began
offering most of its books with only social Digital Rights
Management (DRM). This means that they have a watermark with
the name of the purchaser, the date of purchase, and a
statement that the book is for personal use only.
New titles available as PDFs with the lower
Mathematics Galore! by James Tanton
A Mathematical Orchard: Problems and Solutions, by Mark I.
Krusemeyer, George T. Gilbert, and Loren C. Larson
Martin Gardner in the Twenty-First Century, by Michael
Henle and Brian Hopkins
To save 10% off your order, use coupon code 844515799, recently
posted to MAA's Facebook wall:
Now taking place: math education conversation of the day
"I have fought the same battle as you, because accommodations
are not supposed to compromise the integrity of the course."
- Amanda, posted to the mathedcc discussion
Summer Workshops for Math Teachers
The Center for Innovative Teaching has announced its summer
weekend workshops. Taking place at the Urban School of San
Francisco and at Chapin School, in New York, math
Visual Algebra: greater access, greater challenge, and
greater variety — by using blocks or tiles, geoboards,
function diagrams, and technology
Re-imagining High School Math: pedagogy, learning tools,
curriculum, assessment, the long period, heterogeneous
classes, deceleration, teacher collaboration
Hands-On Geometry: kinesthetics, pattern blocks, geoboards,
puzzles, technology, construction, transformations,
authentic approach to proof
No Limits: visual introduction to functions, iteration,
series, mathematical induction, chaos, and complex numbers;
geometry of parabolas
A limited number of public school teachers get their
registration fees waived — first come, first served.