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Developing Leadership in Our Mathematics Community: An Effective Model to Identify and Support Teacher Leaders

11:15 - 12:15, Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Session 342
JW Marriott: 101-102
    Suzanne Alejandre, The Math Forum @ Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
    Ashley Miller, Salisbury, North Carolina

Introductions
The Math Forum Ambassadors: Ashley, Barbara, Craig, Glenys, Marie, Patty, Peggy, and Seth
 
A Little Background: The Beginning of a Journey
The Math Forum's NSDL grant-funded project from 2006 to 2009.
Ashley's Story
Car Rental Quandary: My students did a skit!
 
Barbara's Story
PoW-TER: Problems of the Week in Teacher Education
 
Craig's Story
Pre-Calculus Project: Entrepreneurship
 
Glenys's Story
6th grade students survey results
Keys to Successful Lifelong Online Learning
Some Ideas and Opportunities
Online professional development and resources -- freely accessible [pdf]
Marie's Story
Problem Solving-It Has to Begin with Noticing and Wondering [pdf]
Originally published on pages 31-33 in the December, 2010, issue of the CMC ComMuniCator, the journal of the California Mathematics Council. Copies of an unedited version of the PDF file may be distributed.
 
Patty's Story
Success using problem solving with her Geometry students.
 
Peggy's Story
"My use of the Problems of the Week from the Math Forum has been an evolution."
 
Seth's Story
Participant at Park City Mathematics Institute (PCMI)
Ashley's Presentation at NCTM
NCTM Session 140: Ashley, Marie and Suzanne
Using Technology to Transform Students' Problem Solving Experiences and Perspectives
    Thursday, April 14, 11:00 - 12:00, Convention Center, 128
 
Resources
Math Forum Orientation Sessions (free)
Each self-paced, online, asynchronous, week-long session includes activities to help teachers learn about the different features of these Math Forum services: Math Tools, Technology PoWs, PoWs
    http://mathforum.org/pd/#sessions/
 
Incorporating Financial Education into the Math Classroom (free - grant-funded)
Drawing on Math Forum resources and expertise, participants in this workshop will engage with problem solving, software, and technology tools as they explore financial education content and teaching strategies
    http://mathforum.org/fe/courses/
 
Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning (free)
Explore applets and other technology tools that build students' algebraic reasoning, and learn strategies for supporting students to learn through problem solving.
    http://mathforum.org/pd/algebraic/
 
Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability (free)
Explore applets and other technology tools that build students' probabilistic reasoning, and learn strategies for supporting students to learn through problem solving.
    http://mathforum.org/pd/probability/
 
Making Effective Use of Math Forum Resources
    focused on Grades K-2 and 3-5 http://mathforum.org/pd/tour.html
    focused on Grades 6-8 and 9-12 http://mathforum.org/pd/tour2.html
 
Math Forum Professional Development Program: Learning Math Together
    http://mathforum.org/pd/
 
Contact Information
Suzanne

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