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Newsletter: Math Forum Internet News No. 16.41 (14 Oct 11)
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14 October, 2011 Vol. 16, No. 41

THE MATH FORUM @ DREXEL INTERNET NEWS

Speak Up 2011
eInstruction Contest Deadline Next Tuesday, 25 October
1, 2, 3, ..., 200,000 Integer Sequences

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This annual survey facilitated by Project Tomorrow gives
individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about
key educational issues -- and to influence local, state and
federal policies and programs.

Since the inaugural survey in 2004, when it went by the name
NetDay, millions of students, educators, and parents have
shared their views through this national online
research project.

Participants may request survey data from previous years here:

http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_your_data.html

Download sample survey questions, flyers, and other
promotional materials to help spread the word:

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EINSTRUCTION CONTEST DEADLINE NEXT TUESDAY, 25 OCTOBER

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Videos for the 5th Annual eInstruction Classroom Makeover Video
Contest are due Tuesday, 25 October.

Enter for a chance to win prizes such as a $75,000
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- PoW Class Membership: Resources & Strategies for
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PoW Membership
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Mathematical Practices

So hurry up and sing that song ... or parody!

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1, 2, 3, ..., 200,000 Integer Sequences

http://oeis.org/

The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (OEIS), first
featured in these pages over fourteen years ago, is
approaching its 200,000th sequence.

Run the demonstration pages to see the many ways to use
the OEIS:

http://oeis.org/demo1.html

Can you guess the rules for generating these sequences?

http://oeis.org/Spuzzle.html

Use the WebCam to randomly browse through sets of sequences
such as "Best Sequences" and "Sequences Needing More Terms":

http://oeis.org/webcam

The encyclopedia averages about 55 new acceptances a day. To
discuss sequences, propose a new one, update an existing entry,
or see a list of citations to hundreds of the research articles
and books that have referenced the OEIS, check out the
accompanying wiki:

http://oeis.org/wiki/

Neil J. A. Sloane began the encyclopedia in 1965, during his
graduate studies at Cornell University. For decades, he
maintained and updated it single-handedly. To read more about
the history of the OEIS -- and the foundation recently set up
to maintain it as a service freely accessible to the
public -- visit

http://oeisf.org/

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<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Speak Up 2011</font></p>
<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">eInstruction Contest Deadline Next Tuesday, 25 October</font></p>
<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><nobr>1, 2, 3, ..., 200,000</nobr> Integer Sequences</font></p>

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<font color="#003399">Speak Up 2011</font>
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<p align="center">
<a href="http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/index.html">http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/index.html</a>
</p>
<p>
This annual survey facilitated by Project Tomorrow gives
individuals the opportunity to share their viewpoints about
key educational issues &mdash; and to influence local, state and
federal policies and programs.
</p>
<p>
Since the inaugural survey in 2004, when it went by the name
NetDay, millions of students, educators, and parents have
shared their views through this national online
research project.
</p>
<p>
Participants may request survey data from previous years here:
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="ttp://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_your_data.html">ttp://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/speakup_your_data.html</a></p>
<p>
Download sample survey questions, flyers, and other
promotional materials to help spread the word:
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/promo.html">http://www.tomorrow.org/speakup/promo.html</a></p>
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<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">
<p><strong><font color="#003399">eInstruction Contest Deadline Next Tuesday, 25 October</font></strong></p>
<p align="center">
<a href="http://mathforum.org/pd/contest2011.html">http://mathforum.org/pd/contest2011.html</a>
</p>
<p>
Videos for the 5th Annual eInstruction Classroom Makeover Video
Contest are due Tuesday, 25 October.
</p>
<p>
Enter for a chance to win prizes such as a $75,000
classroom-technology makeover, or a package from the Math Forum
which consists of a Problems of the Week School Membership and
three registrations in our online courses:
</p>
<ul>
<li>PoW Class Membership: Resources &amp; Strategies for
Effective Implementation</li>
<li>Learning from Student Work: Make the Most of Your
PoW Membership</li>
<li>Mentor Your Own: Supporting Strong Development of
Mathematical Practices</li>
</ul>
<p>
So hurry up and sing that song ... or parody!
</p>
</font></p>

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<p><font size="2" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">
<p><strong><font color="#003399">1, 2, 3, ..., 200,000 Integer Sequences</font></strong></p>
<p align="center">
<a href="http://oeis.org/">http://oeis.org/</a>
</p>
<p>
The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences&trade; (OEIS&trade;), first
featured in these pages over fourteen years ago, is
approaching its 200,000th sequence.
</p>
<p>
Run the demonstration pages to see the many ways to use
the OEIS:
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://oeis.org/demo1.html">http://oeis.org/demo1.html</a></p>
<p>
Can you guess the rules for generating these sequences?
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://oeis.org/Spuzzle.html">http://oeis.org/Spuzzle.html</a></p>
<p>
Use the WebCam to randomly browse through sets of sequences
such as "Best Sequences" and "Sequences Needing More Terms":
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://oeis.org/webcam">http://oeis.org/webcam</a></p>
<p>
The encyclopedia averages about 55 new acceptances a day. To
discuss sequences, propose a new one, update an existing entry,
or see a list of citations to hundreds of the research articles
and books that have referenced the OEIS, check out the
accompanying wiki:
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://oeis.org/wiki/">http://oeis.org/wiki/</a></p>
<p>
Neil J. A. Sloane began the encyclopedia in 1965, during his
graduate studies at Cornell University. For decades, he
maintained and updated it single-handedly. To read more about
the history of the OEIS &mdash; and the foundation recently set up
to maintain it as a service freely accessible to the
public &mdash; visit
</p>
<p align="center"><a href="http://oeisf.org/">http://oeisf.org/</a></p>
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