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National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
38th Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri
April 24-26, 2006

"Math Leaders Catch the Spirit in St. Louis"

The Math Forum || NCTM 2006 || NCTM: Booth #630 Information

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Visit the Math Forum table in the display area of NCSM Sponsors, or attend one of our sessions:

Building Teacher Pedagogic Content Knowledge Through Problem Solving

Cynthia Lanius and Suzanne Alejandre
Monday, April 24, 2006
10:20 - 11:20
NCSM: Session 32
Room F (capacity: 120)
All Grades

Description Problem solving is a rich context for professional development that strengthens teachers' pedagogic content knowledge and provides a vehicle for integrating teacher learning into classroom practices. In this session we will examine examples of work done with the Math Forum @ Drexel in its problem solving service.

Assessing Problem Solving Using Constructed-Response Problems

Stephen Weimar and Annie Fetter
Wednesday, April 26, 2006
9:15 - 10:15
NCSM: Session 174
Room E (capacity: 120)
All Grades

Description Online problem solving using constructed-response problems can develop students' deep understanding while giving teachers unique insights into their evolving understanding. We will explore problem solving and assessment techniques developed at the Math Forum that are easily integrated into the classroom to supplement and enhance existing curricula.

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