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Suzanne: introduction
Craig: noticing/wondering activity
Suzanne: debriefing of the activity
Craig: highlights of the Math Forum site
Suzanne: how to join the Math Forum community
 Problems of the Week Scenario Samples
 Rolling Triangle [Problem #3375] Scenario  Scenario2
 Bracelet Craze [Problem #1013] Scenario
 Snail's Trail [Problem #5247] Scenario
 Filling Glasses [Problem #5104] Scenario  Scenario2  Rubric  Problem

 tPoWs (free but require login)
 Technology Problem of the Week
 Traffic Jam
 Heads and Tails

 Problems of the Week Memberships
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 What Ignites the Math Forum?
 Max Ray: Why 2 > 4: A Proof by Induction
 http://www.screencast.com/t/wqBSFhi0
 Steve Weimar: Why Did You Do That?
 http://www.screencast.com/t/wZWd7rNFq
 Annie Fetter: Ever Wonder What They'd Notice?
 http://www.screencast.com/t/dApzpmmZ

 Resource Links
 Join the Conversations at the Math Forum
 join_the_mathforum.pdf
 Free Online Resources
 free_resource_list_handout.pdf

 Mastering the Common Core Mathematical Practices Through ProblemSolving Strategies
 masteringcommoncore.pdf
 Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series
 PSC_Activity_Series.pdf

 Writing to Develop Understanding: The Math Forum @ Drexel's PoWs
 communicator.article.dec.2006.pdf
 Problem SolvingIt Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering
 communicator.article.dec.2010.pdf
 Think You Don't Have Time to Use the PoWs?
 PoWsDontHaveTime.pdf

 Sample Teacher Packets
 Primary PoW Packet: How Many Berries Did I Eat?
 packet4451.pdf
 Math Fundamentals PoW Packet: Mr. Lincoln's Line
 packet4027.pdf
 PreAlgebra PoW Packet: A Pound of Valentine's Chocolates
 packet3644.pdf
 Algebra PoW Packet: Math Club Mystery
 packet4036.pdf
 Geometry PoW Packet: Extending the Enneagon
 packet435.pdf

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