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Math Tools, tPoWs, TINspire™ Technology and You!
10:00  11:00, March 1, 2008
Session 251, Cumberland J, capacity 85
Suzanne Alejandre, the Math Forum @ Drexel, Philadelphia, PA
Heidi Rudolph, Orange High School, Pepper Pike, Ohio
http://mathforum.org/workshops/t3/dallas/session.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 problemsolving challenges modeled on the Math Forum's Problems of the Week that take advantage of interactive mathematics tools such as Java applets, TINspire™, The Geometer's Sketchpad®, Fathom™, or spreadsheets.
Index of tPoWs

 TINspire™ Technology
 Fast Tracker program and TINspire™ technology
My classroom
Introduced to Suzanne at the Math Forum, Math Tools, and tPoWs
TItPoW development and first steps
Student work
 Let's Do Math!
Try a TItPoW
Access a file on the TINspire™

 You!

1. tPoW Submissions
Your students are invited to use the link Submit your answer to share their solutions, and then selfmentor using specially designed hints, checks, and suggestions for extensions.
TIPoW: Sam and Teri's Bank Accounts
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.
download in PDF format: [Grades 35] [PreAlgebra] [Algebra] [Geometry]
3. Write new TItPoWs! Collaborate with us to create more tPoWs

 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

 Contact Information
 Here in Dallas during T^{3} International, find Suzanne in Booth 314.
 After 5:00 pm on March 1, use this form to send email to Suzanne and Heidi
