Rutgers/Lucent ALLIES IN TEACHING MATHEMATICS AND TECHNOLOGY Grant 2000
Using technology not simply to do things better, but to do better things.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSION 5 May 2K

8:30-9:00: Working with a Problem of the Week

9:00-11:00: Working with SimCalc and MicroWorlds

11:00-12:00: Working with The Geometer's Sketchpad

  1. Review: Can you...?
    • construct a non-special quadrilateral, and measure its perimeter; construct the midpoint quadrilateral within the original, and find the ratio of the perimeters or areas of the two quadrilaterals?
    • show/hide the equation of line with an action button?
    • construct a "slider" for a parameter in a general equation?
  2. New Geometric Work:
    • Construct Basic Polygons Using Euclidean and Transformational Construction Strategies

12:00-12:45: Lunch

12:45-2:00: More Working with The Geometer's Sketchpad

  1. More New Ideas

2:00-2:30: Reflection and Thinking Ahead


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