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17 June, 2011 Vol. 16, No. 24

THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS

Math Forum Sessions @ ISTE
Math Forum Course: Financial Education in the Math Classroom
Call for Algebra Teachers

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Common Core: Dilation and Similarity with Dynamic
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PoW taking place: math problem-solving moment of the week

"Eugene from Canadian Academy and Mia from Rosemont School of
the Holy Child both did a nice job explaining their work using
that second method. Even though their methods were similar,
the calculations they did to convert 20.58 feet to inches
are different...."

- Max and Suzanne, commenting on the Pre-Algebra PoW's
Latest Solution

http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=3947

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Assignments will be given with deadlines, but participation
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http://mathforum.org/pd/fe/apply.html

This program is made possible by a generous grant from the
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the multiple choice was actually on the easier side. If only my
students weren't persistently truant this year they might
have passed."

- Jessalyn, posted to the secondary (grades 9-12) discussion
group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State

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Broad Street Atrium on Level 1 (street level) of the Convention
Center. Also, mark your planners to attend our sessions on
Wednesday, June 29th:
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Part 1: Affordances of the Online Environment for Reflective
Teaching Practices (lecture)
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11:00 - 1:00
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The Math Forum: A Portal to Mathematics on the Internet
(web poster)
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1:15 - 2:15
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Common Core: Dilation and Similarity with Dynamic
Geometry Software (model lesson)
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The Math Forum focus groups featured in these pages last week
still have some availability, too:
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<p align="center"><a href="http://mathforum.org/workshops/iste2011/focus.html">http://mathforum.org/workshops/iste2011/focus.html</a></p>
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"Eugene from Canadian Academy and Mia from Rosemont School of
the Holy Child both did a nice job explaining their work using
that second method. Even though their methods were similar,
the calculations they did to convert 20.58 feet to inches
are different...."
<dd>
- Max and Suzanne, commenting on the Pre-Algebra PoW's
Latest Solution
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<a href="http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=3947">http://mathforum.org/pows/solution.htm?publication=3947</a>
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Drawing on Math Forum resources and expertise, participants in
this course will engage with problem solving, software, and
technology tools as they explore financial education content
and teaching strategies.
</p>
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This course, organized into three 2-week modules on the
BlackBoard course platform, runs June 27 - August 5.
Assignments will be given with deadlines, but participation
will be asynchronous.
</p>
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Register now:
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<p align="center"><a href="http://mathforum.org/pd/fe/apply.html">http://mathforum.org/pd/fe/apply.html</a></p>
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"I thought the Algebra Regents exam was extremely fair. I felt
the multiple choice was actually on the easier side. If only my
students weren't persistently truant this year they might
have passed."
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- Jessalyn, posted to the secondary (grades 9-12) discussion
group of the Association of Math Teachers of New York State
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<a href="http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7484546">http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7484546</a>
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Online homework help service Tutor.com is looking to recruit 25
algebra teachers to become part-time, online
instructional coaches.
</p>
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Thanks to a grant from the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation,
Tutor.com coaches will participate in a new professional
development model. Aligned to the National Education Technology
Plan, this pilot project aims to provide live, one-to-one, on
demand support for middle and high school algebra teachers.
</p>
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Working approximately 10 hours per week Sunday through
Thursday, Tutor.com coaches will be paid $25/hr.
</p>
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</p>
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Math page for a 15 minute session with Tutor.com at no charge:
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