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Math Tools, tPoWs, TI Technology and You!

11:15 - 12:45, Saturday, March 6, 2010
Session 281, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Courtland Room - Atlanta Conference Center Level (computer lab), capacity 40
Suzanne Alejandre, the Math Forum @ Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
http://mathforum.org/workshops/t3/atlanta/session281.html

Introductions
 
Math Tools
Math Tools is a community library of technology tools, lessons, activities, and support materials for teaching and learning mathematics.
      Home Page
      Registration (free)
      Navigating Math Tools
 
tPoWs
Technology Problems of the Week (tPoWs) are problem-solving challenges modeled on the Math Forum's Problems of the Week that take advantage of interactive mathematics tools such as Java applets, TI-Nspire™, The Geometer's Sketchpad®, Fathom™, or spreadsheets.
 
Let's try a tPoW -- Use the demo login information provided to try a tPoW.
 
You!
1. Teacher Access
    Display to Class
    Using the Answer Check and/or Hints
    Giving Students Feedback
    Viewing Student Work
    KenKen access
 
2. Scoring Rubric
Good problem solving and strong mathematical communication are both important aspects of a tPoW solution. Solutions should include enough information to help another student understand the steps and the decisions that were made in solving the problem.
      Math Forum Scoring Grids [PDF format]: [Grades 3-5] [Pre-Algebra] [Algebra] [Geometry]
 
3. Creating Your (free) tPoW Login
Let's visit this page to consider your next steps. Which access will work best for you?
    TEACHER: class membership (includes memberships for STUDENTS)
    TEACHER: individual teacher membership
    STUDENT: individual student membership
 
Problem Solving Resources
Excerpts from our Problem Solving and Communication Activity Series [PDF format]
      Understanding the Problem
      Guess and Check
      Logical Reasoning
      Solve a Simpler Problem
Getting Started: Think You Don't Have Time to Use the PoWs?
 
Other Math Forum Resources
Making Effective Use of Math Forum Resources
Professional Development Program: Learning Math Together
Ask Dr. Math® and Dr. Math books
Teacher2Teacher (T2T®)
Problems of the Week
Math Forum Internet News
 
Evaluation
Please take a moment to provide feedback on this session
 
Contact Information
Here in Atlanta during T3 International, find Suzanne in Booth 200.
After 5:00 pm on March 6, use this form to send email to Suzanne

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