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Re: Real World Problems/database
Posted:
Jun 14, 1995 3:22 PM


A joint MAANCTM 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 >>online 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 MidiBank of >problems that can be used for assessment. It is probably a good beginning. > >Eileen > >Eileen Abrahamson >0191enel@informns.k12.mn.us >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: 7045474561, home: 7043645699 Fax: 7045473218



