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Steve Weimar

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Participate in the Math Forum Institute this week
Posted: Jul 6, 1998 3:14 PM
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This week, July 6-11, the Math Forum is hosting its third Advanced Summer
Institute for mathematics educators who are developing high-quality uses of
the Internet. There are online participants as well as onsite participants.
For more information on who will participate, see:

http://forum.swarthmore.edu/workshops/sum98/

It's not too late to join in. If you would like to participate actively
online, write to Sarah Seastone (sarah@forum.swarthmore.edu) with
information about who you are, your interest in the program, any urls of
web pages you've made, and the support and contributions you would like to
make.

The "content" topics covered this week include:
Finding and Integrating Internet Resources
Developing Effective Online Units/Materials/Projects
Building Online Community

The technical topics include:
Using JavaSketchpad on the web
Tools for presenting mathematics on the Web:
MathView
Mathematica
Maple
MathCAD
MathML
Using forms in online units

Onsite participants and some online participants are developing web
resources and projects covering a range of topics, from connecting students
to professionals in the field to online test preparation. If you are
interested in following along, giving feedback, or getting involved during
this week check out the participant pages and agenda at


http://forum.swarthmore.edu/workshops/sum98/ .

Information about planned online communication can be found at

http://forum.swarthmore.edu/workshops/sum98/online_discuss.html .





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