Leadership Program:

Exploring Discrete Mathematics in the Classroom _________________________________
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K-8 Teachers Leadership Institutes: Exploring Discrete Mathematics in the Classroom

During the summer institutes, program participants learn about discrete mathematics and review and prepare materials that they can use to introduce these topics in their classes. The following web sites may help you explore the topics farther.
  • Week 1:
    • Coloring Maps and Resolving Conflicts
    • Drawing Pictures with One Line
    • Hamilton Circuits and the Traveling Salesperson Problem
    • Making the Right Connections
    • What's the Shortest Route?
  • Week 2:
    • Systematic Listing and Counting
    • The Choose Numbers
    • Number Patterns and Iteration
    • Patterns in Geometry
    • Generating Fractals
  • Week 3:
    • Review of Graphs and Paths
    • Matching and Bipartite Graphs
    • Games and Winning Strategies
    • Counting and Probability Problems
    • Casino Games
  • Other Topics:
    • Putting Arrows On Edges
    • Sorting
    • Voting, Elections, and Selection
    • Patterns in Nature and Numbers
    • Fair Shares for Everyone

Participant Lessons

These lessons have been created by teachers who have attended the Leadership Program in Discrete Mathematics.

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Created by Judy Ann Brown
Last Update: July 10, 2004