The Math Forum: 1998 Summer Institute - sum98

July 6-11, 1998 - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

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Agenda

Monday     Tuesday     Wednesday     Thursday     Friday     Saturday    

Monday    

 

12:00

  Human Graph Theory: a math problem-solving, name-learning activity

12:30

  Lunch, orientation to the week

1:30

  Introductions and get-acquainted "Uniquity" activity

2:00

  Introduction to the lab; HTML assessment and pairing up by expertise; account setup; finding your directory/setting permissions; Online group communication

3:00

  Using the Math Forum Searcher

4:00

  Finding and integrating high-quality external Internet resources
- Suzanne Alejandre

5:00

  Projects

6:00

  Dinner

7:30

  TappedIn: Online group communication
[see Sum98 TappedIn Quick Reference Guide]

Day 1: Daily Summary

Tuesday    

 

8:30

  Connections

9:30

  Online group communication

10:00

  Formatting Math for the Web

11:00

  New software & techniques: Explanation of forms

12:30

  Lunch

2:00

  Online group communication

3:30

  Participant shared lesson: Margaret Sinclair's Data-collecting class activity

4:30

  New software & techniques: exploring tools for displaying math on the Web: JavaSketchpad

6:00

  Dinner

7:45

  Group discussion (what we have so far, what we think of it, what you want help with, etc.); TappedIn: Online group communication

Day 2: Daily Summary

Wednesday    

 

8:30

  Connections

9:30

  Online group communication

10:00

  New software & techniques: explanation of Javascript and Dynamic HTML

11:30

  Participant shared lesson: Bob Panoff's Project Interactivate

12:00

  Lunch

1:00

  Developing effective online units

2:30

  Exploring tools for displaying math on the Web: Notebooks in Maple, Mathematica, and MathView

4:00

  Building online community (mailing lists, Web discussions, Internet Resource Collection)

6:30

  Dinner

7:45

  Project discussions; TappedIn: Online group communication: building an online community

Day 3: Daily Summary

Thursday    

 

8:30

  Connections

9:30

  Online group communication

10:00

  Project development, individual participant discussions

12:30

  Lunch

2:30

  Participant shared lesson: Evan Glazer's Weather Lesson

3:30

  Project development

4:45

  Participant shared lesson: Suzanne Alejandre's A Thousand Lockers

5:45

  Dinner

Day 4: Daily Summary

Friday    

 

8:30

  Connections

9:30

  Online group communication

10:00

  Participant shared lessons: Rob Rumppe's Weights and Binary Digits, and Marjorie Ader's Camel Crossing the Desert

11:30

  Project development

12:30

  Lunch

1:30

  Project development

2:30

  Participant shared lesson: John Goebel - Mathcad

3:00

  Managing the Problems of the Week: the Puzzler software

4:00

  Finishing projects

7:00

  Ethiopian Dinner

Day 5: Daily Summary

Saturday    

 

8:30

  Connections

9:00

  Participant project presentations

11:30

  Wrap-up

12:30

  Lunch

P.M.

  Tour of historic Philadelphia

Day 6: Daily Summary

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