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August 29, 2014 - No. 135
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Announcements
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October 2 - November 12
PoW Membership: Resources & Strategies for Effective Implementation
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Differentiated Math Instruction: Using Rich Problems to Reach All Learners

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Nurturing Powerful Problem Solvers

Featured Discussions
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Maryam Mirzakhani is the first woman to be awarded the Fields medal
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/discuss.html?&do=r&msg=___support__g-7
gvardi announces, "We created this infographic to explain her area of research and what
are Riemann surfaces and geodesic curves."

Featured Resources
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As you browse the catalog, please take a moment to rate a resource, comment on it,
review it -- join an existing conversation, or start a new discussion.

Tool: Coin Flip Application - Dan Wilkerson
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/248755/
The Coin Flip Generator is a lightweight online coin flip generator. Click "Flip Coin" to
below the coin. The app will also keep a tally of all of the flips that you make, along
with the percentage of flips for each side. Results can be cleared with the "Clear" button
underneath the tally. Optimized for mobile devices.

Tool: Set4 - All In One - Teacher's Assistant - Milind Oka
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/249793/
This editor lets you create and maintain problems and solutions in a searchable database,
which can then be used for classroom display, preparing tutorial sheets and transparencies,
generating and taking tests, and more.

Tool: Bees and Flowers - Matific
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/248982/
An online activity for students to practice their understanding of "more" versus an "=" amount
of two sets of objects. When the user incorrectly selects one set of objects to be equal or more
than another, a one-to-one correspondence is shown and there is an opportunity to try again.

Tool: A Hundred and Ten Percent - Matific
http://mathforum.org/mathtools/tool/251112/
The user is given a number line and a percentage tool to use to think about discounts.
Questions include finding the discount, finding the price before the discount or finding
the discounted price.

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