Engaging Students
A workshop designed for the Lockheed Martin Ambassadors in Moorestown, New Jersey.

Introductions
Annie Fetter and Suzanne Alejandre from the Math Forum @ Drexel
 
Sharing Our Experiences Activity
Sharing successful and less successful experiences we've had in schools.
 
Debrief Group Activity
 
Traffic Jam Activity
http://mathforum.org/alejandre/frisbie/jam.html
How fast can you get your plastic people to change sides!
Try the Traffic Jam Applet
Traffic Jam tPoW
 
Where's the Math?
Traffic Jam Solutions and Reflections
Writing the Answer Algebraically
 
Talking About Traffic Jam
Point out the characteristics of working with students this way.
 
Elements of Engagement
 
Planning and Modifying Presentations
Plan a new idea or modify an existing presentation using any of the ideas presented today.
 
Wrap Up and Questions
Short reports from each group about how they will use their ideas.
 
Helpful Link
People Counters - ETA/Cuisenaire

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