The Math Forum Internet NewsCongratulations to one of our members, Antonija Horvatek, who is featured this week in the weekly Math Forum Internet News!
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20 July, 2012 Volume 17 No. 29
In This Issue
Countdown to the Games
GeoGebra Applets by Antonija Horvatek
Call for Speakers: HPM-Americas Meeting
Free: Orientation Sessions
Paid: Problem Based Learning Courses
Graduate Credit: Mathematics Teaching and Learning Certificate
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To celebrate London 2012, the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge has developed free online mathematical resources exploring maths and science through the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Many of the student activities sport accompanying teachers' notes.
Now taking place: math education conversation of the day "So, for those who did not receive any of these three proofs and who would find such refreshing to read during summertime, then let me know which [you] would like to read and have as a Word file and I'll forward such to you." - David, posted to the ap-stat discussion http://mathforum.org/kb/thread.jspa?threadID=2391057
Antonija Horvatek has recently translated some of her GeoGebra applets into English:
a.. coloring the fractional part of the figure b.. express the colored part by using a fraction c.. mixed numbers d.. a fractional part of a group e.. decimal numbers on the number line f.. multiply decimal numbers by 10, 100, 1000 etc. g.. divide decimal numbers by 10, 100, 1000 etc. h.. convert length and area units i.. transversal j.. angles with parallel lines and angles with perpendicular lines k.. triangle area l.. square root spiral m.. square roots on a number line n.. the 25 squares game Horvatek, who teaches math in Croatia, continues to share these and other resources through the geometry.software.dynamic newsgroup:
Now taking place: math education conversation of the day "It sounds like a plan to exclude students rather than include them in a math course that is and should be very inclusive." - Chris, posted to the ap-stat discussion http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=7851599
The Americas Section of History and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM) recently announced its West Coast meeting, set for October 26-28, 2012, on the campus of University of California, Berkeley.
HPM seek a variety of talks on the relation between the history and pedagogy of mathematics. Talks directly relevant to the use of the history of mathematics in mathematics classrooms are especially welcome, as are reports of studies relating history and pedagogy.
Send the title and abstract of your talk proposal, along with contact information, to Kathy Clark by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Special features of this meeting include a rare book exhibit and a visit to the Lawrence Hall of Science.
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