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Harold B. Reiter

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Re: Real World Problems/database
Posted: Jun 14, 1995 3:22 PM
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A joint MAA-NCTM task force on Competitions is on the verge of recommending
that a
database of contest problems at all levels be established (together with WWW
pages and cross references) for use by math teachers and students. I'd be
interested in collecting names of people who might want to be involved in
such a project.
Harold Reiter

>>I don't see why teachers must create their own problems. The idea of
>>on-line depository of interesting math word problems sounds like an
>>excellent idea. I wonder if there is anything out there now. If not,
>>this may be an interesting grant idea for someone.

>The State Department of Ed. in Minnesota has created a CD ROM Midi-Bank of
>problems that can be used for assessment. It is probably a good beginning.
>Eileen Abrahamson
>Edw. Neill Elemetary
>13409 Upton Ave. So.
>Burnsville, MN 55337

Harold B. Reiter
Department of Mathematics
Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte NC 28223
Phone: 704-547-4561, home: 704-364-5699
Fax: 704-547-3218

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