Developing Leadership in Our Mathematics Community: An Effective Model to Identify and Support Teacher Leaders
11:15 - 12:15, Wednesday, April 13, 2011
JW Marriott: 101-102
Suzanne Alejandre, The Math Forum @ Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
Ashley Miller, Salisbury, North Carolina
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Contact Information