26 January 2K
Professional Development Session
8:30-8:45: Reconnecting, Introductions, Starting Points
What math topics will you be teaching over the next few months?
8:45-12:45: The Geometer's Sketchpad
- Basic Tools and Menus
- Geometric Work: Basic constructions; Centroids
- Analytic Work: Slopes; Linear Equations;
- Graphing Polynomial Equations (degree >1)
- Evaluating today's GSP session
1:30-2:30: Planning for the Future
- More GSP?
- Site Visits
- Thinking about using POWs:
- How could you use a POW?
- How would it fit into your instructional plan?
- What other uses of technology would you like to explore?
- Software besides GSP and SimCalc?
- more about the Math Forum services?
- Internet search strategies