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May 21, 2010 Vol. 15, No. 21

THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS

Math Forum Online Workshop: Algebraic Reasoning
Nature by Numbers | Teachers' Domain

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http://www.etereaestudios.com/

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<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Math Forum Online Workshop: Algebraic Reasoning</font></p>
<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Nature by Numbers</font></p>
<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Teachers' Domain</font></p>

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<p><font size="-1" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><a href="http://mathforum.org/pd/algebraic/">Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning</a></p>

<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">For PA teachers preparing for the Praxis II:<br><a href="http://moving2math.org/">Moving to Mathematics</b></a>, a series of online courses</font></p>


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The Math Forum is offering a community-facilitated professional
development workshop titled "Using Technology and Problem
Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning," starting June 17 and
running through July 29.</p>
<p>This workshop is free. Participants who successfully complete
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Crist&oacute;bal Vila gives us this short video inspired by numbers,
geometry, and nature.</p>
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Ratio, and the Voronoi tessellation that makes up his dragonfly
wings, as well as information about the making of the video:</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://www.etereaestudios.com/">http://www.etereaestudios.com/</a></p>
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