

Integrating ProblemSolving and Mathematical Communication
New York City Department of Education
Region 4 Teaching & Learning April 30, 2007
Using the Math Forum Problem of the Week program to integrate nonroutine problems, writing, and technology in the development of mathematical problemsolving.
 Introductions
 Martin J. Vespo
marty@vespoassociates.com
 Jim Gray
JGray91363@aol.com
 Suzanne Alejandre
email Suzanne

 The Math Forum  full product catalog
 Home Page
 Write Math with the Math Forum
 Problems of the Week Library
 Current Problems
Math Fundamentals
PreAlgebra
Algebra
Geometry

 Let's Do Math!
 Math Fundamentals: 3703: Zoo Train
 PreAlgebra: 3704: Measuring Melons
 Algebra: 3076: Marathon Mitch
 Geometry: 3651: Dendrochronology

 Teacher Documents
 Scaffolding for the Math Writing (and talking) Process
 PoW Participation Development
 Problem of the Week Process
 Problem of the Week Articles

 Math Forum Resources
 Resources organized by grade band

 Questions
 Responses to questions from participants

