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July 16, 2010 Vol. 15, No. 29

THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS

GeoGebra Wiki
Math 2.0 Interest Group | Challenge by Choice

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GEOGEBRA WIKI

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Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska has moved her GeoGebra wiki to the
Wikispaces platform. Users can now

- quickly upload GeoGebra worksheets
- insert screenshot images using Jing (freeware)
- post equations created with Sitmo (freeware)

Resources available on the site include:

- GeoGebra constructions, explorations, and lessons
- Learn and Teach GeoGebra
- YouTube and Teacher Tube videos
- Publications

We've previously featured Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska's site,
Technology for Teaching "Thinking Mathematics":

http://www.mathcasts.org/mtwiki/

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http://mathfuture.wikispaces.com/

The Math 2.0 Interest Group is an international network of
researchers, educators, families, community leaders and
technology enablers. They collaborate on a variety of research
and development projects and conversation threads about social
media as it relates to mathematics and mathematics education.

- live weekly events
- Math Online 2011 conference
- email group
- #Mathchat on Twitter
- Diigo collaborative bookmark group
- links to people and projects

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CHALLENGE BY CHOICE

http://challengebychoice.wordpress.com/

David Suarez and a colleague have developed a classroom
mathematics program that lets students choose their own level
of challenge within the structure of the curriculum. His blog
offers details of the program, the theoretical and practical
basis of differentiated instruction, and the results he's
obtained.

- Tiered Instruction and Assessment (a synopsis)
- Implementation Steps
- Grading, Reporting, and Retesting
- Finding Tiered Problems
- Tiered Math Assessments
- Tiered Science Assessments
- Videos
- More Reading
- Parent Education
- Perspectives

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Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska has moved her GeoGebra wiki to the
Wikispaces platform. Users can now</p>
<ul>
<li>quickly upload GeoGebra worksheets</li>
<li>insert screenshot images using Jing (freeware)</li>
<li>post equations created with Sitmo (freeware)</li>
</ul>
<p>Resources available on the site include:</p>
<ul>
<li>GeoGebra constructions, explorations, and lessons</li>
<li>Learn and Teach GeoGebra</li>
<li>YouTube and Teacher Tube videos</li>
<li>Publications</li>
</ul>
<p>We've previously featured Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska's site,
Technology for Teaching "Thinking Mathematics":</p>
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researchers, educators, families, community leaders and
technology enablers. They collaborate on a variety of research
and development projects and conversation threads about social
media as it relates to mathematics and mathematics education.</p>
<ul>
<li>live weekly events</li>
<li>Math Online 2011 conference</li>
<li>email group</li>
<li>#Mathchat on Twitter</li>
<li>Diigo collaborative bookmark group</li>
<li>links to people and projects</li>
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David Suarez and a colleague have developed a classroom
mathematics program that lets students choose their own level
of challenge within the structure of the curriculum. His blog
offers details of the program, the theoretical and practical
basis of differentiated instruction, and the results he's obtained.</p>
<ul>
<li>Tiered Instruction and Assessment (a synopsis)</li>
<li>Implementation Steps<br />
<blockquote>Grading, Reporting, and Retesting<br />
Finding Tiered Problems</blockquote></li>
<li>Tiered Math Assessments</li>
<li>Tiered Science Assessments</li>
<li>Videos</li>
<li>More Reading</li>
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