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Regional Conference and Exposition, Hartford, Connecticut
October 24-26, 2012

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Using Technology to Increase Conceptual Understanding in Algebra and Geometry

Annie Fetter, the Math Forum
Thursday, October 25, 2012
8:00 - 9:00
Session 12
Meeting Room 17 (Convention Center)

Description: Many topics in algebra and geometry are difficult to address conceptually and tend to be taught procedurally. We'll explore interactive applets that let students "notice and wonder," talk about mathematical situations, and develop conceptual understandings of triangle properties, linear equations, systems of equations, and factoring trinomials.

I Tweet, Therefore I Learn

Max Ray
Friday, October 26, 2012
2:00 - 3:00
Session 190
Ballroom B (Marriott)

Description: Heard all the hype about Twitter? Wondering how it helps math teachers improve their practice? Thinking about developing your own learning network? Skeptical that anything can be communicated in 140 characters? The speaker will share stories and tips on using Twitter to build a community to support your professional development.

Discover Mathlanding: Resources and Tools for Elementary-School Specialists and Teachers

Betsy Peisach, Maryland Public Television
Suzanne Alejandre, the Math Forum
Friday, October 26, 2012
3:30 - 4:30
Session 211
Ballroom A (Marriott)


Description: Elementary school math leaders and teachers will learn about a new project called Mathlanding that focuses on improving the knowledge and instruction of elementary-level math. Developed as a resource to support professional development, Mathlanding harnesses the best of the Web for use as an effective, technology-driven tool.

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